President, Hungarian Biotechnology Association,
President and Chief Executive Officer, Solvo Biotech
Ernő Duda is also Co-Founder, President & CEO of Solvo Biotechnology, Hungary's largest independent biopharmaceutical company specialized in ABC-transporters and Drug Resistance. As a genuine entrepreneur, he has founded or co-founded 15 companies, including a corporate finance consulting company focused on high-tech Hungarian start-ups, and Hungary's largest online second-hand book store.
He was Vice President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary in 1998 and 1999, and President of the Junior Achievement Foundation Hungary from 1997 until 2006. He has experience in teaching English language, applied economics and management studies as well, and almost 3,000 students have attended his biotech business course at the University of Szeged since 2003.
Ernő Duda is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Bay Zoltán Foundation for Applied Research, and the Board of the Hungarian Association for Innovation. He is also a regular contributor to newspapers, periodicals and other publications, and frequently holds presentations at conferences and various public events.