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Márton SCHŐBERL

Position

Ambassador, Director

Márton has been the director general of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade since December 2014, while he is the director of the renewed IFAT under the umbrella of the Centre for Democracy Public Foundation since 1st Jan 2017.

He earned his Master degree at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University's Faculty of Humanities, later he received the Advanced Level Certification for Public Servants. He was first acquainted with diplomacy as an elected student leader, while he was sitting in the Executive Board of the National Union of Students' in Hungary, representing his country in the European Students' Union (ESU), and later in the student organization of the European People's Party, the European Democrat Students (EDS). After graduation he spent a part of his career in the private sector, working as a consultant and manager at different IT companies. After his detour he returned to public affairs, serving as a head of department in the Ministry for National Development. Since 2016 he has been an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Hungary.