Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Deputy State Secretary for Global Affairs
Date and place of birth
He earned his diploma at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Faculty of Arts - Departments of History and Turkish Studies in 1979. He obtained PhD degree in history (Ottoman Studies) at University of Pécs in 1997. Honorary Associate Professor, 2006.
He worked as a research fellow at the Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences between 1979-1992, and as a lecturer at the Janus Pannonius University, Pécs, Faculty of Arts, Department of History from 1984.
He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1992, has worked as a desk officer in the Central Asia and Transcaucasia Section of the Department of CIS and as the adviser to the Political State Secretary until 1997. He was the Head of the Secretariat of the Political State Secretary between 1998-2000. He was the Head of Section of Middle East Peace Process at the Department of Middle East and Africa between 2004-2007.
He worked as secondee diplomat to the Slovenian EU Presidency in Ljubljana between 2007-2008.
He served as Deputy Head of Mission between 1997-1998 at the Hungarian Embassy in Tel Aviv, later as the Ambassador of Hungary between 2000-04. He was the Ambassador of Hungary in Kuwait City between 2008-2010.
Languages spoken: English, Turkish and German.
Married, he has three children.