István P. Székely

Honorary Professor at Corvinus University Of Budapest, Principal Advisor, DG ECFIN at European Commission

István P. Székely is a Principal Advisor in the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs at the European Commission. He has a PhD in economics from the University of Cambridge. He is also on the faculty of the Corvinus University in Budapest as an Honorary Professor. Before joining the European Commission in 2007, he worked at the International Monetary Fund (1999-2007) as a Mission Chief and in the National Bank of Hungary (1996-1999) as a General Manager and Adviser to the governor. His research focuses on financial market and macroeconomic policy issues and on Central and Eastern European economies. He has published several books and articles in these areas.