László Andor

former EU Commissioner at European Commission, Secretary General at Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS)

László Andor is Secretary General of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS). He was the EU's Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion between 2010 and 2014. Between 2005 and 2010 he represented Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia on the Board of Directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London. Previously he was an Associate Professor at Corvinus University of Budapest and King Sigismund College, Editor of journals, and Advisor to the Hungarian Prime Minister. A Hungarian national, Mr Andor graduated from the Karl Marx University of Economic Sciences in Budapest in 1989, studied at George Washington University, Washington, D.C., and earned a Master's degree in Development Economics at the University of Manchester in 1993 as a British Council Fellow. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He was awarded Doctor Honoris Causa at Sofia University of National and World Economy in May 2014 and the Legion of Honour by the French President in August 2014.