Brigitta Litschauer graduated 1978 from the University of Natural Resources and Life Style Sciences (Food Science and Biotechnology).
She started her work in the field of agriculture and was involved in the Austrian Accession process to the EU and later on in charge of international agriculture and trade policy she worked out the Austrian position on agriculture for the WTO negotiations and the negotiations on various trade agreements.
In the field of environment she is among other responsibilities coordinating the environmental issues of the EU Enlargement, the European Neighbourhood, the European Semester and trade issues concerning the environment. She is also keeping contact to the European Parliament.
Brigitta holds a degree from the University of Natural Resources and Life Style Sciences.