Herbert Cordt is the Chairman and President of Cordt & Partner, an international corporate finance boutique in Vienna, Austria. He is presently also serving as Chairman of RHI AG, the Vienna stock market listed world market leader in refractories (Reuters: RHI VI, Bloomberg: RHI AV), and Chairman of Ebner Furnaces, the privately owned world market leader in industrial heating systems.
After an executive banking career with two of Austria’s leading banks- Austrian Postal Savings Bank and Osterreichische Landerbank- Herbert has been associated with Citigroup as a member of Citi’s Advisory Board in Germany.
Mr. Cordt has recently been invited to join the Board of Advisors of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service for its MSFS Program.
Mr. Cordt also actively supports a variety of non-profit organizations in Europe, including the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna, where he has been awarded membership to the Hall of Fame, the Josefstadt Theater, where he is a benefactor patron, and the Vienna State Opera. In addition, Herbert is a founding investor of Respekt.net, the leading Austrian crowd funding platform for NGO’s and other social projects. Just last year, he was an associate producer of “A Shtetl in the Caribbean,” a documentary about two European Jewish families surviving the holocaust and seeking refuge in the Caribbean.