Cora James

Project Manager
Bundesbeschaffung GmbH                                                                                                                                            

Sustainable Public Procurement in Practice

Special Field of Expertise

After starting her career within a development project in India for two years, Cora worked for the Austrian Association of Organic Farmers and the Austrian Consumers Association. In her 20 years of working experience she managed multiple projects in fields like sustainability, energy and IT. Since March 2022 she has been a member of the sustainable procurement team in the Austrian Federal Procurement Agency (BBG). In this role, her focus is the support of the Austrian ministries as well as building up a monitoring for sustainable procurement.


Educational Background and Career History 

  • 2010: MSc in Renewable Energy, Technical University of Vienna
  • 1999: MSc in Natural Resource Management, University of Leicester
  • 1996: 1. Diploma in Ecology and Zoology, University of Vienn