Prof. Golser was one of the founders of Geoconsult in 1973 and is presently acting as Advisor of the group with a staff of more than 400. He is engaged as Consultant and as Principal for major Projects of the group. He has extensive experience in geotechnical engineering, rock mechanics, tunnelling and all kinds of underground works, mining and dams. He was Professor and Head of the department for geomechanics, tunnelling and heavy construction engineering at the Mining University in Leoben, Austria from 1984 – 2006.
Since October 2006 he retired from University as Professor Emeritus. In 1986 he was appointed as member and permanent expert for rock mechanics of the National Austrian Commission for Reservoirs of hydropower projects. He is member of numerous professional societies in the field of civil-, structural-, geotechnical- and tunnel engineering.