Our Context Series has now reached its eleventh stop, our last event before the summer.
This time around, we are focusing on regional development in Hungary, especially in the Debrecen area and the restarting of business activities now that the pandemic seems to be largely over. You can register here for free.

But without further ado, please find the profiles of our speakers below.

Dr András Kiss

Head of Department for Economic Development and Innovation
Hajdú-Bihar Megyei Kereskedelmi és Iparkamara

András is a senior expert who has been working as the Head of Department for Economic Development and Innovation in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hajdú-Bihar County since 2014.

He graduated from the Budapest University of Economics (EU expert, Economist-engineer) and from the Budapest University of Technical Sciences (Electrical engineer). He has an IPR expert qualification from the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office and a Public procurement executive qualification from the Debrecen Regional Training Centre.

A member of the Intelligent Energy Sector Group, he has vast amounts of experience in aiding and consulting with economic development programmes, draft legislations and project management of both EU and national financed projects.

László Herdon

Director
XID – Xanga Investment & Development Group

László started his career in the technical and logistics field at the Hungarian Armed Forces, rising to head of the operation department at the Hungarian Armed Forces’ Debrecen unit, before switching to the civillian sector. From 2004, he worked as the logistics manager of a Swedish MNC, in 2015 he was invited to start up the Debrecen container terminal project, and in 2016 to manage Debrecen International Airport.

Since 2019, he has been dealing with the development projects of the XANGA Group,  the market leader in Debrecen and the region in the field of industrial infrastructure development and is a shareholder of the company operating the Debrecen International Airport.

Alexander Dummett

Owner – Founder
FoundryBox

Profile coming soon

Our Moderator
Kinga Kalocsai

Consultant
MaxValor

Kinga Kalocsai has a sound track record in change management, online marketing, PR & communications, digital transformation and go-to market strategies on an EMEA level. A trusted C-suite consultant, with strong business acumen and the right growth mindset.
After 15+ years leadership experience with bluechip companies, Kinga started her consultancy last year and is now supporting SMEs – helping them to dream big and to translate their aspirations into actions with tangible results. She is now working with private healthcare provider FirstMed and has refrences in the ICT and business services industries.
Kinga has been serving on the BCCH Council for 5 years, she was executive sponsor of the BCCH-uSchool Youth Enterprenuer program and designed several stakeholder events to support the Chamber’s key strategies of knowledge transfer to SMEs.