Martin Kugler was born in Vienna (1962) and studied history, communication and political sciences in Vienna, Graz and Rome. He is married with four children and lives in Vienna. He is founder and director of Kairos Consulting for Non-Profit Organisations (since 2004). Before he worked as a Public Relations Manager in the Roman Catholic Church and Spokesman of the Austrian Bishops Conference.
Since 2005 he has also been General Secretary of the ecumenical network “Europe for Christ” and a member of the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in Europe.