Margarete Kriz-Zwittkovits is the Managing Director of Commercial and Trade Law of Zwittkovits GmbH and a shareholder of Margarete Zwittkovits GmbH. She attended commercial secondary school, moving to Vienna to study medicine at the University of Vienna and she has completed various seminars and advanced training courses in management, investment and controlling, completing the 8th Strategic Leadership Course at the National Defense Academy in 2011.
In 1986 she founded her first company in the wholesale of perfumery and cosmetic services. In 1988, exports were set up for an italian producer of cosmetic care products and in 1990 she established a flagship store. In 1990, a second company was founded with a focus on the planning, financing, construction, rental and operation of retail parks. In 2008 -2014 she was the President of the Austrian Trade Association and in 2020, Margarete was appointed as Vice-President of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce and as chairwoman of “Women in Business” at WKW. Since 2021 she has been a Member of the Vienna State Parliament and Municipal Councillor.