Careers in Consultancy – Round Table Discussion

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Monday, March 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
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Monday, March 26, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Are you curious about what it means to work in consultancy? Please join us for a roundtable discussion. This is an opportunity to learn about different types of consultancy as well as about our guests’ own personal career paths and strategies.


Our panelists work in different areas of consultancy and will speak about:


  • how they landed in this field,
  • their specialty in their area of consultancy,
  • the skills required to be a good consultant,
  • tips for preparing for this career area during your time as a student.



Orsolya Szabó (LLM'04) – CEO/Founder of InvestCEE LegalTech Consultancy. Orsolya established her own business in LegalTech Consultancy, sourcing legal technology solutions and providing strategic advice on optimizing legal work processes

Pavel Gurishev (ECON ’09) – Manager, Kinect Energy Group. Pavel’s first job out of CEU was with Schneider Electric. He now works for Kinect Energy in the field of energy consulting, carbon management, natural gas and electricity procurement, and sustainability strategies.

Ildikó Taksz - Lead Partner, Financial Services KPMG. Ildikó’s consulting career began with a “classic” McKinsey start. She served as Managing Director for years in the banking sector and is now working for KPMG as Lead Partner in Financial Services.

Ágnes Hitesy - Co-Founder and Managing Director of Grants Europe Consulting. Ágnes taught at the College of Foreign Trade in Budapest and served as Commercial Secretary in the Embassy of Hungary in Brussels. Her company offers a wide range of services linked to European funding and cooperation  programmes.