Speaker – Dr. Ádám Balog
Dr. Ádám Balog
President & CEO
MKB Bank Zrt.
Dr Balog is an economist and lawyer.
He graduated at the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration, Faculty of Business Administration in 2003. He earned a master’s degree at the Community of European Management Schools International Management in 2005, and went on to obtain a law degree at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences in 2007.
From 2002 he had worked at GE Tungsram Lighting Ltd and between 2003 and 2010 at the Tax Department of Pricewaterhouse Coopers Hungary Ltd.
Between 2010 and 2013 he worked as Deputy State Secretary responsible for taxation matters at the Ministry for National Economy.
Between March 2013 and July 2015 he was Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Hungary and member of the Monetary Council.
He has participated in Hungary’s fiscal and monetary stabilisation between 2010 and 2015.
He was the President and the CEO of MKB Bank Zrt between July 2015 and July 2016
Since July 2016 he has been the CEO of MKB Bank Zrt.
Since January 2019 he has been the President and the CEO of MKB Bank Zrt.
He is the member of the Board of Budapest Stock Exchange.
He is the member of the Board of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
He is the vice president of the Hungarian Economic Association.
He has been publishing professional articles on economy and monetary policy.
Dr Balog is holder of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary, Officer’s Cross.
He is married with four children.