Dr. György Matolcsy

Dr. György Matolcsy

Governor of the Hungarian National Bank

Matolcsy György, Governor of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank since 4 March 2013, Mr Matolcsy holds a university degree in economics.


2010–2013 Ministry for National Economy, minister for national economy

2007–2010 Hungarian Economic Development Institute, founder, head

2000–2002 Ministry of Economic Affairs, minister of economic affairs

Author and head of the Széchenyi Plan

1995–2000 /2002–2010 Director of Privatisation Research Institute,

then of its successor organisation, the Institute for Growth

1991–1994 European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) – London

member of the Board of Governors of the London based European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for three years, as representative of the government of Hungary

1991 Privatisation Research Institute, managing director

1990 Prime Minister’s Office, political state secretary, personal economic advisor to prime minister József Antall, head of the Economic Policy Secretariat and secretary of the Economic Cabinet

1987 Financial Research Plc. (Pénzügykutató Rt.), theoretical researcher, advisor in the field of capital markets

1985 Financial Research Institute, scientific researcher

1978–1985 Ministry of Finance, Department of Industry


1984 University Doctorate

• Dissertation topic: Conversion of Hungarian state-owned companies into holdings, possibilities offered by the new corporate organisation concept

1972–1977: Karl Marx University of Economics

• Degree in Economics awarded by the Faculty of Industry

• Thesis topic: enterprises