Dr. SELMECZI-KOVÁCS Zsolt, lawyer and economist, proud father of four children.
Since 2014 he has been CEO of GIRO Plc. but holds other leading positions as well: Since 2016 he acts as chairman of the board of directors of KELER Ltd. and KELER KSZF Ltd. and since 2017 he is also member of the supervisory board of the Budapest Stock Exchange.
During his career he worked
- in the National Programme Authorising Office responsible for accounting for EU funds within the Ministry of Finance as main legal expert and later as deputy director he participated in shaping the Hungarian regulation of the use of funds from the European Union and in financial accounting for funds towards the European Commission (2002-2010),
- at the Department of Public Finances of the Ministry for National Economy, leading the introduction of the new public accounting and preparing regulations on public finances (2010-2013) and
- in Magyar Nemzeti Bank as director of the Bank Transactions Directorate responsible for the operation of the VIBER system and for back-office tasks of the MNB’s financial transactions (2013-2014).
As for social activities, since 2016 he is member of the Electronic Payment Service Providers’ Association, of the presidency of the Hungarian Economic Association and is a honorary external lecturer of the University of Miskolc.