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From autumn 2023, the Equilibrium Institute team has expanded. Meet our new colleagues!

Barna Szabó

Chief Economist

Barna Szabó is the chief economist at the Equilibrium Institute. He worked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Bank of England, and counselled more than half a dozen other central banks on building forecasting systems. Previously, he worked for OGResearch, a Prague-based macroeconomic consultancy. He specialises in macroeconomic modelling and forecasting and holds a PhD in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.

Pásztory Julianna, projektkoordinátor

Julianna Pásztory

Project coordinator

Julianna Pásztory is the project coordinator at the Equilibrium Institute. She holds a Master’s degree in Sociology with a specialization in global social studies from Corvinus University of Budapest. After graduating, she worked for an independent think tank on corruption, supporting their research, communication and project management for two years.

Wesselényi Melinda, irodavezető

Melinda Wesselényi

Head of Secretariat

Melinda Wesselényi the head of the secretariat at the Equilibrium Institute. She previously worked as an assistant and then as an office manager in Hungarian and foreign SMEs in various sectors, mainly with a focus on HR.