Gottfried Kerschbaummayr is head of the Upper Austrian Fire Fighting College. Personnel management in all its facets, course planning as well as the content-related, methodological and didactic development of courses and international disaster relief are among his main areas of responsibility.
As Exercise Director, he is currently responsible for the planning and execution of a major international disaster relief exercise (FORMATEX23).
Previously, he was 25 years serving in the Austrian Armed Forces. After officer training, he was commander of the NBC defense company in Hörsching. Most recently, he performed the function of the S3 in a battalion staff and was responsible for training and operational command.