The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

CEPEJ President and Member of the Bureau : Georg Stawa

Born in Vienna, Georg Stawa joined the Austrian judiciary in 1997 and became
Judge in 1999.

He is working in the Ministry of Justice since 2001. He mainly focused on general
coordination and organization, statistics, controlling, public relations
and international affairs before becoming Head of Department for projects,
strategy and innovation in 2010.

Beside participation in international research projects dealing with the
evaluation and organisation of judicial systems, he was engaged in several
justice reform projects in South-Eastern Europe in leading positions.

He has been a member of CEPEJ since 2004 and later of the working group
CEPEJ-EVAL. A bureau-member since 2009 he was elected Vice-President of the
CEPEJ in December 2010.

On 12 December 2014, at the 24th plenary meeting of the CEPEJ, he was elected President of the CEPEJ.

On 1st March 2017, the Minister of Justice appointed Mr Stawa as Secretary General of the Austrian Ministry of Justice.