Supervisory board

About

József Berecz Dr.

József Berecz Dr.

Chairman

He graduated at the Technical University of Miskolc, at Faculty of Metallurgy. He obtained Metallurgical Engineering degree, which was supplemented by technical sciences and university doctorate in 1989. In 1991, turned to the economic sciences, when he joined the Riverside Budapest Rt. team, where he made privatization advisory work. From 1994 he worked in the corporate finance team of Price Waterhouse Hungary, followed by the Bankár Holding Co., a Hungarian private equity investment company. In 1998, as Deputy Executive Director joined the Hungarian Innovative Technologies Fund, where he dealt with venture capital investment into technological start-up enterprises. In 2005, he got the peer certificate of international small- and medium sized enterprises of BGF and the Université de Paris X. Since 2001, under his own consulting firm worked as corporate finance consultant. In 2010 he joined to DBH Investment Zrt. as senior investment manager. From 2015 he is the senior portfolio manager at Széchenyi Tőkelap-kezelő Zrt. Besides his corporate finance activity he is associate professor at Óbuda University form 2005.

József Berecz Dr.

József Berecz Dr.

Chairman

He graduated at the Technical University of Miskolc, at Faculty of Metallurgy. He obtained Metallurgical Engineering degree, which was supplemented by technical sciences and university doctorate in 1989. In 1991, turned to the economic sciences, when he joined the Riverside Budapest Rt. team, where he made privatization advisory work. From 1994 he worked in the corporate finance team of Price Waterhouse Hungary, followed by the Bankár Holding Co., a Hungarian private equity investment company. In 1998, as Deputy Executive Director joined the Hungarian Innovative Technologies Fund, where he dealt with venture capital investment into technological start-up enterprises. In 2005, he got the peer certificate of international small- and medium sized enterprises of BGF and the Université de Paris X. Since 2001, under his own consulting firm worked as corporate finance consultant. In 2010 he joined to DBH Investment Zrt. as senior investment manager. From 2015 he is the senior portfolio manager at Széchenyi Tőkelap-kezelő Zrt. Besides his corporate finance activity he is associate professor at Óbuda University form 2005.

Levente Sipos-Tompa Dr.

Levente Sipos-Tompa Dr.

Supervisory Board member

Levente Sipos-Tompa Dr. has been working at MFB Hungarian Development Bank since 2009. He has a law degree and speaks German and English. He has been performing management duties in various fields at MFB: he has obtained significant experiences in business, law, and the use of EU funds. He was dealing with product development in the business area. After having headed the EU Law Unit at the EU Competence Center Directorate, he became the leader of the Venture Capital Investment Directorate. From March 2018, he was leading the Bank's Group Governance Division, at the beginning as a Managing Director then as a Director General. Since 1 April 2019, Levente Dr. Sipos-Tompa has been directing MFB as the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer.

Levente Sipos-Tompa Dr.

Levente Sipos-Tompa Dr.

Supervisory Board member

Levente Sipos-Tompa Dr. has been working at MFB Hungarian Development Bank since 2009. He has a law degree and speaks German and English. He has been performing management duties in various fields at MFB: he has obtained significant experiences in business, law, and the use of EU funds. He was dealing with product development in the business area. After having headed the EU Law Unit at the EU Competence Center Directorate, he became the leader of the Venture Capital Investment Directorate. From March 2018, he was leading the Bank's Group Governance Division, at the beginning as a Managing Director then as a Director General. Since 1 April 2019, Levente Dr. Sipos-Tompa has been directing MFB as the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer.

Lénárd Horgos

Lénárd Horgos

Supervisory Board member

Lenard is a founding partner and head of the advisory team of Growth financing / M&A of the international advisory firm Absolvo Consulting – Proventis Partners CEE. Having 15+ years experience, he is an advisor of local and CEE regional scaleups and growing startups in technology & innovation-driven industries in core business areas such as business planning, growth strategy formulation and execution, growth financing and full scale buy-side and sell-side M&A. He graduated at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics and then followed his business studies by strategy, financing and marketing specializations at MIT and Wharton BS. Active publisher in core business media, experienced speaker and facilitator of workshops, lecturer at Hungarian and international business and technology universities in corporate finance, business strategy and entrepreneurship-related topics, mentor/speaker at several regional VC/PE, entrepreneurship and startup programmes. Former board member of the Hungarian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HVCA), founding member of the Hungarian Business Angel Network (HunBAN).

Lénárd Horgos

Lénárd Horgos

Supervisory Board member

Lenard is a founding partner and head of the advisory team of Growth financing / M&A of the international advisory firm Absolvo Consulting – Proventis Partners CEE. Having 15+ years experience, he is an advisor of local and CEE regional scaleups and growing startups in technology & innovation-driven industries in core business areas such as business planning, growth strategy formulation and execution, growth financing and full scale buy-side and sell-side M&A. He graduated at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics and then followed his business studies by strategy, financing and marketing specializations at MIT and Wharton BS. Active publisher in core business media, experienced speaker and facilitator of workshops, lecturer at Hungarian and international business and technology universities in corporate finance, business strategy and entrepreneurship-related topics, mentor/speaker at several regional VC/PE, entrepreneurship and startup programmes. Former board member of the Hungarian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HVCA), founding member of the Hungarian Business Angel Network (HunBAN).