General Secretariat

The General Secretariat provides strategic and central administrative support to INTOSAI.

  • to maintain contact with and between members of INTOSAI in the periods between the Congresses;
  • to assist the Governing Board and the Committees in the fulfilment of the tasks assigned to them and to promote the organization and coordination among the Regional Organizations;
  • to organize symposia, studies and other activities promoting the aims of INTOSAI;
  • to prepare and submit the draft triennial budget to the Governing Board in consultation with the Policy, Finance and Administration Committee, and annually to submit to the Governing Board an updated budget plan for the current and next calendar year in consultation with the Policy, Finance and Administration Committee;
  • to implement the budget allocated and to maintain the accounts and records of INTOSAI;
  • to publish the INTOSAI annual report containing audited financial statements for the calendar year ended with comparative statements for the preceding two years and to submit this to the Governing Board by April 30 of each year;
  • to act as leading liaison with the United Nations and,
  • to perform any other tasks assigned by the Congress or the Governing Board.

Dr. Margit KRAKER
INTOSAI Secretary General
President of the Austrian Court of Audit

  +43 1 71171–8455

  +43 1 7180969

  intosai@rechnungshof.gv.at


The Austrian Court of Audit is headed by President Margit Kraker. She was appointed for a term of twelve years in July 2016.

In this capacity, she is also the Secretary General of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).

Since 1 July 2016
President of the Austrian Court of Audit and Secretary General of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI)

2014–2016
Vice member of the Management Committee of the European Organisation of Regional External Public Finance Audit Institutions (EURORAI)

2013–2016
Director of the Court of Audit of the Province of Styria

1996–2013
Various functions in the provincial government of Styria

1985–1996
Legal expert of a parliamentary group

1983–1985
University assistant at the Institute of Public Law, Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Graz

1979–1983
Law studies at the University of Graz and graduation with PhD degree

1960
born in Zeltweg, Styria, Austria

INTOSAI General Secretariat
Rechnungshof Österreich
Dampfschiffstrasse 2
1031 Vienna
Austria

   +43 1 71171–8474

   +43 1 7180969

   intosai@rechnungshof.gv.at

Staff Members - General Secretariat

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