News & Industry on the MS in Finance

MS in Finance Advisory Committee

The MS in Finance Advisory Committee is a working group of senior executives offering professional guidance. It meets regularly to

  • advise on the curriculum to ensure professionally relevant training
  • contribute courses, case studies, simulations and site visits
  • help with career and internship opportunities
  • set professional standards and contribute to the program’s credibility and reputation.

János Babos | Owner, Managing Partner | Process Solutions
Tommy Erdei | MD, Joint Head of European Healthcare | Jefferies (UK)
Norbert Fogarasi | MD, Head of Budapest Office | Morgan Stanley
Elemér Gidófalvy | Senior Advisor | WOOD & Company
Orsolya Hegedűs | Partner, Financial Advisory | Deloitte (Austria)
Ákos Janza | MD, Head of Budapest Office | MSCI
Levente Jánoskúti | Managing Partner | McKinsey
George Juscsak | ED, Senior Sales Executive CEE | JPM Asset Management (Austria)
Zsolt Katona | CEO | Solus Capital
Zoltán Major | Head of OTP Bank Russia & Ukraine | OTP Bank (Russia)
Sriram NagarajanSVP Global Operational Controller | GE-Genpact
Melanie Seymour | Head of Global Client Service | BlackRock
Szabolcs SzalayPartner, Associate Director | BCG
György Ungár | Director, Head of CSC Budapest Finance | Citi
Bence Várady-Szabó | Group CFO | Partner in Pet Food
Balázs VinnaiPresident, Investor | W.UP


The Finance @CEU expert speaker series brings you industry people working at the daily cutting edge of finance. Guests deliver talks, case studies and simulations at CEU or off campus. The series covers a wide range of topical themes, institutions and roles. Recent speakers include:

Balázs Vinnai | Chief Digital Officer | Finastra
Bence Várady-Szabó | CFO | Affidea
Björn Bergabo | General Manager | GE Global Operations Europe
Dániel Tunkli | Senior Analyst | Concorde Securities
David Andolfatto | Vice President | Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Edina Balogh | EMEA Senior Policy Advisor | Citi
Gabriella Kindert | Head of Alternative Credit | NN Investment Partners
George Juscsak | Senior Sales Executive CEE | JPM Asset Management
Henry Fernandez | Chairman and CEO | MSCI
Lajos Török | Head of Research & Strategy | Equilor Investment
Lídia Füle | Bank Global Process Advisor | ExxonMobil
Melanie Seymour | Head of Global Client Service | BlackRock
Péter Karli | Managing Partner | Heal Partners
Preston Keat | Head of Political and Country Risk | UBS
Remco Veenenberg | Head of Alliances | W.UP and Revolut
Tamás Ákos | Deputy CEO | CIB Bank, Intesa Group
Zoltán Keszthelyi | Senior Product Control Manager - Equities | Citi