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István P. Székely

István Székely

Director, Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission.

István P. Székely has been Director of Economic Studies and Research in the European Commission's Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs since 2007.

Before joining the Commission, he worked as mission chief at the International Monetary Fund (1999-2007). From 1996 to 1999 he served as general manager and advisor to the governor of the National Bank of Hungary.

Mr. Székely holds a PhD degree in economics from the University of Cambridge and is honorary professor at the Corvinus University of Budapest. His research focuses on financial market and macroeconomic policy issues, and on Central and Eastern European economies. He has published various books and articles in these areas.


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