chief policy analyst
Bernadett Marton joined PRM after 20 years in public administration as a financial, budgetary, economic and trade policy expert. At the height of her career in the public sector, she served for eight years as the deputy advisor for EU affairs next to the Prime Minister of Hungary. Her professional experience provides clients with a unique network and insight into the entire operation of the Hungarian public administration, EU coordination and policies, and Visegrad Group coordination. In her advisory career, Bernadett has worked with clients across multiple sectors, from energy to financial services.
Gabor Kovacs brings over ten years of experience advising clients in the CEE region and Brussels as a business lawyer and regulatory expert for multiple international business consultancies. At PRM, he is actively involved in managing key client accounts in the fields of renewable energy, agriculture and food.
Mark Bene began his career as a business lawyer, with an LLM degree in international business law from Queen Mary University in London. He brings four years of advisory experience for clients in Hungary and the CEE region to the team. Mark’s references include managing the account for a major social media operator in Hungary, Romania and Croatia, facilitating the market entry of the world’s premier shared e-mobility provider to Hungary as well as advising two major pharmaceutical companies on local brand awareness and stakeholder mapping campaigns.
Hilda Fleischer is a public policy and foreign affairs analyst with a master’s degree in Public Policy from Central European University and 10 years of consulting experience in public policy with design, development, and reform across different institutional contexts, and at various levels of governance. After pursuing a career as a journalist, she continued her career as a public relations and press coordinator at the Romanian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and subsequently at the Chamber of Deputies of the Romanian Parliament and The Committee for Foreign Affairs. For the past four years she has applied her consulting skills in both Budapest and Brussels, in energy, digital services, tobacco, rural development, sustainable development goals, diplomacy, and pharmaceuticals policy development.
With 15 years of legal experience working in EU policy coordination of employment, education, social, culture, and free movement of persons and services, Maria Panker provides a deep insight into the operation of both Hungarian and European public administration. She began her career working with intellectual property rights and later became an expert on the free movement of persons acquis of the EU. Over six years in Brussels, she was a national expert in DG Employment at the European Commission and a diplomat at the Permanent Representation of Hungary. During the Hungarian EU Presidency, she chaired the Social Questions Working Party in the Council. In Budapest, she worked directly with the minister of Human Capacities and Resources and led the International and EU Department in the cabinet. She worked closely with policies and actors in the various fields covered by this ministry, including education, culture, health, sport, social, family and youth policy. Prior to joining PRM, she worked as a freelance advisor for law firms and public institutions.
Prior to joining PRM, Krisztina Tamási worked in public administration for almost 20 years, including a four-year assignment at the Permanent Representation of Hungary to the EU between 2011-2015. She subsequently worked as desk officer of Finnish-Swedish bilateral issues, later delt with security policy and non-proliferation issues, and also served for more than 2 years as OSCE coordinator at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Leveraging her extensive network in Brussels and the CEE region, Krisztina is effective in analysing complex policy matters. In addition to providing excellent advisory services in EU coordination, Krisztina provides clients with a unique network and insight into the entire operation of the Hungarian public administration.
Tünde Pomozi has a legal background and a master's degree in public policy from Central European University. She has substantial experience in public administration ranging from drafting legal materials to liaising with international partners. During her posting as an attaché at the Permanent Representation of Hungary to the EU, she got acquainted with EU decision making procedures and represented national policy positions. Building on her EU and international experience, she has joined the PRM team as a consultant. She brings a thorough understanding of EU and domestic policies in various fields. Tünde mainly assists clients in the energy sector, designing complex strategies to navigate the ever-changing regulatory environment. Building on her experience in public administration she is also able to provide invaluable insights into the of Hungarian and CEE public administration.
Máté is an experienced EU affairs professional and political analyst, having previously worked at the State Secretariat for EU affairs of Hungary, as well as the European Commission and the European Parliament. He has a Master of Arts from the University of Sheffield and University of Kent, as well as an Advanced Master’s degree from the College of Europe in Bruges. Throughout his professional career, Máté has been in charge of various policy issues and coordination related to EU sectoral policies, particularly transport and digitalization, acquiring a highly multi-dimensional profile. He is curently managing the account of a major multinational corporation in the tech sector as well as the biggest e-commerce association in Hungary.
Attila is an international relations expert, political analyst and PhD student in Economics. He has more than fifteen years of international experience in governance, peacebuilding, rural development and knowledge transfer in international organizations and NGOs, public entities, the academic and the private sector. During his time in South America, he worked with some of the most influential think tanks with outstanding capability of promoting transparency and peace in a complex political environment. He was also involved in transitional justice mechanisms as a researcher. Counting on his analytic and communication skills acquired in diverse sectors, Attila provides in-depth analysis on regulatory issues and supports consultancy work.
analyst – Brussels coordinator
Nikolett brings over a decade of experience in the governmental sector dealing primarily with the international aspects of agriculture and rural development. Having lived and worked in Brussels for 10 years, she is also familiar with protocol issues and the dynamics of the Brussels bubble. As an analyst she follows and assesses EU policy developments in a wide range of sectors, while in her role as a coordinator she runs PRM’s Brussels office liaising between our team, clients and EU institutions.
Marcell conducts research and assists strategy development regarding EU and domestic regulation as well as political processes in Hungary. Before joining PRM, he managed accounts and supervised product development at a leading Hungarian data analytics firm, thus gaining a thorough understanding of business needs in the digital sector. Marcell’s training at University College London equipped him with a solid grounding in the social sciences, enabling him to provide especially useful contribution in projects where a sophisticated insight into political, social, and cultural trends is needed.
Viktória provides the administrative background of PRM ensuring the seamless professional workflow of our team. She is at our clients' support and assistance throughout our partnerships, while also being the heart and soul of our office in Budapest.
Kinga is assisting account managers and clients in administrative matters, invoicing, and accounting issues. She previously worked as an English teacher and translator.