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Laszlo Andor

Secretary General
Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS)

László Andor is Secretary General of FEPS (Brussels). He was Head of Department of Economic Policy at Corvinus University (Budapest) in 2015-9. He was EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (2010-14). In 2005-10 he represented Hungary, the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic and Croatia in the EBRD (London). Since 2015, he has been lecturing at Hertie School of Governance (Berlin), ULB (Brussels) and Sciences Po (Paris) and became member in various think tanks (EPC, RAND Europe, Friends of Euorpe). He was awarded Doctor Honoris Causa at Sofia University of National and World Economy and the Legion of Honour by the French President in 2014.

He attended Karl Polanyi conferences in Milan (1990), Vienna (1994), Montreal (1996), Lyon (1999) and Budapest (2019). He arranged the first (legal) Hungarian edition of The Great Transformation (Napvilág Kiadó 2004), and translated the foreword by Joseph E. Stiglitz for that volume.