Krisztina Varju

Ministerial Commissioner
Hungarian V4 Presidency

Ministerial Commissioner

Born in Budapest, 20.10.1988. Hungarian citizen.

Work Experience
2020- Ministerial Commissioner for Hungary’s

2021/22 Presidency in the Visegrad Group
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Budapest

2018-2020 Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Hungary in Slovenia, Ljubljana

2017-2018 Ministerial Commissioner for Hungary’s 2017/18 Presidency in the Visegrad Group
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Budapest

2016-2017 Exchange Diplomat, German Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

2014-2016 Adviser on European Affairs, Office of the Deputy State Secretary for European and
American Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Budapest
In between: Participation on the „Internationaler
Diplomatenlehrgang” program of the German Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

2013-2014 Desk officer for Germany, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Budapest
Desk officer, Presidency of Hungary in the Visegrad Group 2013/14, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Budapest

2012 Intern, Embassy of Hungary in Greece, Athens

2011 Protocol Officer, Presidency of Hungary in the Council of the EU

2010-2012 International relations analyst MA, Corvinus University of Budapest

2009-2010 Erasmus program, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

2007-2010 International relations expert BA, Corvinus University of Budapest
Spoken languages: Hungarian (native), English, German, Greek

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András Máté Lázár

V4 National Coordinator
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Jarolim Antal

Centre of European Studies, University of Economics and Business, Prague

Bence Bauer

German-Hungarian Institute for European Cooperation

Klodiana Beshku

Jean Monnet Fellow
European University Institute

Adnan Ćerimagić

Senior Analyst
European Stability Initiative

Jan Cingel

Founder and CEO
Strategic Analysis

Péter Dobrowiecki

Head of Research

Donika Emini

Executive Director
Civikos Platform

Martin Feldkircher

Professor of International Economics
Diplomatic Academy of Vienna

Ferenc Németh

Research Fellow
Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade

Dániel Gazsó

National University of Public Affairs

Bogdan Góralczyk

Senior Fellow
Casimir Pulaski Foundation

Holger Haibach

Head of KAS Office
KAS Office in Croatia

Balázs Hamar

Head of Brussels Office

Andi Hoxhaj

Fellow in Law
Warwick University

Lucia Husenicová

University of Banská Bystica

Katerina Jakimovska

Research Fellow
Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies

Jakub Jusko

Masaryk University

Caroline Kanter

Resident Representative
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Paris

Andrea Keerbs

Resident Program Director
Transatlantic Strategy, International Republican Institute

James Ker-Lindsay

Visiting Professor
London School of Economics and Political Science

Bence Kocsev

Head of Győr Office

Karolina Koscová

Political Advisor
European Parliament

Gëzim Krasniqi

Lecturer in Nationalism and Political Sociology
The University of Edinburgh

Marie Krpata

Research Fellow
Study Committee on Franco-German Relations (Cerfa), French Institute of International Relations

Kai-Olaf Lang

Senior Fellow
German Institute for International and Security Affairs

Grzegorz Lewicki

Research Fellow
Casimir Pulaski Foundation

Silvia Maretti

Program Officer for the Western Balkans and South East Europe, Engagements Section
Public Diplomacy Division, NATO

Zoran Nechev

PhD Candidate
Vrije Universiteit, Brussels

Vasiliki P. Neofotistos

Associate Professor
University of Buffalo

Konrad Popławski

Head of Central European Department
Centre for Eastern Studies

Dušan Rejlić

Head of Office
German Institute for International and Security Affairs

Frank Spengler

Former Resident Representative

Péter Stepper

Senior Research Fellow

Dejan Stjepanovic

University of Dundee

Tomáš Strážay

Slovak Foreign Policy Association

Edit Szilágyiné Bátorfi

International Visegrad Fund

Remco van de Pas

Senior Research Associate
Clingendael, Netherlands Institute of International Relations

Ágnes Vass

Head of European Relations Department

Michael Winzer

Resident Representative
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Hungary