András Lőke – president
Founder and editor-in-chief of Ittlakunk.hu, a group of 23 hyperlocal websites covering 23 Budapest neighborhoods used by 800.000 unique visitors a month. In 2009-10 he assisted the project of the Swiss Ringier Group for creating a quality Sunday paper in Hungary. Before that, he spent more than two decades with HVG, a Hungarian economic weekly writing on international affairs and later editing the Trend and the Interview sections of the weekly. Since 2001 he has been serving as the chairman of the Gőbölyös Soma Foundation for investigative journalism. Since 2010 he is the chairman of the board of Transparency International Hungary, an anti-corruption NGO.
Ágnes Bátory – board member
Ágnes Bátory is a professor of public policy at Central European University. She has a law degree from ELTE and a PhD in International Relations from Cambridge University. Her research interests include comparative politics and public policy, particularly with respect to European integration, transparency and good governance. Her publications appeared in several leading academic journals. AT CEU, she teaches graduate courses, among others, on corruption control and public sector ethics and contributes to international projects researching various aspects of corruption and anti-corruption.
Noémi Alexa – board member
Noemi Alexa is an assistant professor of the Center for Integrity in Business and Government of CEU Business School since June 2013. She holds a Ph.D. in Multidisciplinary Social Sciences from Corvinus University and M.A degrees in Cultural Anthropology and Humanities in Spanish from ELTE University. She attended the the M.A. course of Politics and Government of the University Pompeu Fabra. She has experience in providing executive trainings, supervising and managing research projects and work in an international environment.
Before joining the Business School she worked as the Executive Director of Transparency International Hungary for seven years. Besides the financial and human management of the organization she was responsible for ensuring high-quality professional content about corruption in the political and business sector in Hungary. Prior to that, she gained research and practical experience in the use of EU funds as a Ph.D. fellow and as the Deputy Head of Department of International Affairs in the Ministry of Social Affairs.
After gaining practical experience in the field of corruption she focuses now on the academic background of the topic. Her current research focuses on integrity in the business sector and the impact of increased transparency and accountability of businesspeople and enterprises on competition.
Decisions of the Board
The meetings of the Board of Transpareny International Hungary are public. The next meeting of the board: TBA
Previous decisions of the board:
MINUTES – 2016.01.05.
MINUTES – 2015.09.17.
MINUTES – 2015.05.26.
- Bod Péter Ákos, elnök
Ákos Péter Bod is a university teacher at the Budapest Corvinus University, and an honourable member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He completed his diploma in economics in 1975 and proceeded with further research until 1990. He served as a guest lecturer in Hungarian, American and other Western-European Universities. Additionally, he worked as a counsellor of the UN in developing countries. After the regime change, he became a member of parliament and later Minister of Industry and Trade. Moreover, he was the president of the Hungarian National Bank between 1991 and 1994. He served on the Board of Directors at EBRD, in London, between 1995 and 1997 and later returned to teaching. He has received the Medallion of the President for his work and in 2011 he was awarded the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary. Author of ten books, approximately a hundred articles, he often publishes about economic policy in newspapers like Heti Válasz, Világgazdaság, Magyar Szemle and the Hungarian Review. A member of Transparency International, GKI Gazdaságkutató, the Supervisiory Board of Vodafone’s service centre in Budapest and the Presidency of Akadémia Kiadó, he is active in numerous professional journals’ editorial committees.
- Jancsics Dávid
David Jancsics is a faculty member at the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University. At Rutgers he teaches masters and executive level courses on Administrative Ethics, on Managing Public Organizations and on Applied Statistics. He also teaches undergraduate courses on Research Methods in the Behavioral Sciences and on Qualitative Research Methods at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He completed his PhD in Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He received an MA in sociology at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest (ELTE). His general fields of interest are public management, organization theory and economic sociology. The more specific areas of his research involve corruption, organizational deviance and informal practices in post-communist societies. He has been Principal Investigator in several research projects. David has published articles in academic journals such as Administration & Society, International Public Management Journal and International Journal of Public Administration. In 2014 one of his co-authored papers, “The Role of Power in Organizational Corruption,” was selected as the winner of the Best Article Award of the Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management. He was recently elected Chair of the 2016-2017 Best Article Award Committee for the Academy of Management Public and Nonprofit Division.
- Villányi-Nosko Viktória
Viktoria is Finance Officer at Minority Rights Group Europe. Since 2011, she was the Operations Manager for Central and Eastern Europe at NESsT, a social enterprise consultancy, where she was in charge of operational and financial aspects of multiple organizational transitions and developments. Between 2000-2011 she worked at Freedom House Europe, where she gained extensive experience in program, financial and office operations management in both international, multi-cultural environment and in Hungary: from project and financial planning, managing and reporting to ensuring organizational legal and internal compliance. Viktoria graduated from the Political Science Department of Central European University in 2000. Between 2003-2006 she authored Electoral Processes, Independent Media, Corruption and Local Governance topics in the Hungary chapter of Nations in Transit: Civil Society, Democracy and Markets in East Central Europe and the Newly Independent States publication of Freedom House.
- Gábor Bojár, businessman, founder of Graphisoft
- Péter Fáth, businessman
- Péter Hack, JD, associate professor, Eötvös Loránd University
- László Harmati, vice-president, Erste Bank Hungary
- Kálmán Mizsei, diplomat, former head of mission for EU in Ukraine
- Zoltán Nagy, economist, former president of the Hungarian Competition Authority
- Márton Svékus, organizational developer