DI Wolfgang Suske graduated at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna. Until 2004 he was active in the department of Nature Conservation of the Provincial Government Lower Austria, responsible for the designation and administration of Natura 2000 and the EU funding area. Since 2005 he is director of the office suske consulting. Priorities of the office are designation, assessments and management of Natura 2000, species conservation according to Art. 12 of the habitats directive, communication, conflict resolution and participation as well as funding areas in particular Rural Development.