Born in Styria, Hartwig LOGER began his career in the insurance industry in 1985 as a broker. After completing a continuing education course in insurance economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, he became head of sales at ALLIANZ in Styria in 1989. He was responsible for sales at DONAU Versicherung from 1997 until 2002. After this, he held a number of senior management positions at the UNIQA Group, ultimately as managing board chairman at UNIQA Osterreich AG until the end of November 2017. He served as Austrian Finance Minister from December 2017 to June 2019.
Since July 2019, he has been managing partner at V.I.P. Consulting, and has provided services to VIG under a consultancy agreement with WIENER STADTISCHE Versicherungsverein, the main shareholder of the VIENNA Insurance Group.