Mag. Dr. iur Wolfgang Steiner studied law at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz. He holds the position of an hon. Prof. of public law there. Since 2010, he has been Director of the Upper Austrian Parliament and Head of the Directorate of Constitutional Services in the Office of the Upper Austrian Government. He is a member of the Founding Convention of the newly established Interdisciplinary Transformation University Austria (IT:U) in Linz, which serves as a technical university, since July 2023 associate member of the Advisory Committee on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence of the Austrian Commission for UNESCO.