Herbert started his journey in fundraising and nonprofits in 1983 with the establishment and executive management of Greenpeace Austria. 21 years of senior employment at the fundraising agency SAZ followed. Areas of focus included design, implementation, and evaluation of fundraising activities for NPOs. Since 2010, Herbert has been Managing Partner of the fundraising agency proNPO. He holds a degree in economy from the University of Vienna, and is a certified advertising consultant and agent as well as graduate of Hernstein General Management Training.