Georg Gruber studied Business Computer Science in Linz; Austria and took his MBA at the University of Oregon. He pursued a career in international management at Proctor and Gamble before leading the Human Resources Department at Bank Austria. In 2007 he moved into the NGO sector managing the Austrian branch of Fairtrade, a global poverty fighting institution. Currently, he is heading the Raiffeisen Campus organization, an in-house training institute of the cooperative Raiffeisen Banking Group. He is also sitting on the Board of Fairtrade Austria, remaining heavily interested in the ethical implications of globalization.