Lukas Mandl studied communication sciences in Vienna. In addition to his work as a human resources developer and head of courses at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, he has held various political positions since 2008. Mag. Mandl publishes political essays and is the founder of the network “Meeting Mauerbach”. Since 2017, Mandl has been a Member of the European Parliament and in 2021 took on the task of representing the EP’s position in negotiations with Switzerland.