Mr. Johannes Kopf was appointed as a new member of the Executive Board of the Public Employment Service Austria (AMS) in 2006. Between 2003 and 2006, he worked as an employment market expert and advisor in the cabinet of the Minister for Economic Affairs and Employment for Austria, Martin Bartenstein. Between 2003 and 2006, he was also a member of the administrative board of AMS. Between 1999 and 2003, he was an advisor with the Federation of Austrian Industries focusing on labor market and employment policies. Johannes was a project manager and deputy member of the administrative board, as well as on various subcommittees of AMS, and collaborated on several projects related to education policy. Between 2001 and 2002, he was Austrian employers negotiator concerning part time and temporary employment issues within the EU Social Dialogue in Brussels.