Former Finance Minister Schelling Appointed Gazprom Advisor

PeopleEntrepreneurs ♦ Published: March 30, 2018; 17:05 ♦ (Vindobona)

Hans Jörg Schelling, former Austrian Minister of Finance until December 2017, has signed an advisory contract with Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline three months after his handover. OMV is also involved in the project, of which he was the owner's representative as Austrian Minister of Finance.

Schelling has signed an advisory contract with Nord Stream 2 / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Franz Johann Morgenbesser (Schelling Hans-Jörg-9619, Created: 3 May 2015) / [CC BY-SA 2.0]

According to reports by Austrian media (OÖN, Der Standard. Die Presse, etc.), Hans Jörg Schelling has signed a consultancy agreement with Nord Stream AG, operator of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project.

The newspapers cite several sources, including Schelling himself, who confirms that he is in a consulting contract. However, he does not want to give any information about…