CEU Alumni Profiles

CEU alumni are doing great things around the world every day. See below for profiles of some of the university's most accomplished graduates who embody the university's spirit and values. 

Szilard Benk 
(ECON '02, '09, Hungary) 
Director of Research, Magyar Nemzeti Bank

Konstantin Kurganov
(LEGS '94, Ukraine) 
Businessman, owner of Peters & Burg Agrochemical Holding

Borbala Czako 
(BUSI '90, Hungary)
Global Director and Partner, Ernst & Young

Tinatin Khidasheli
(POLS '96, Georgia) 
Senior Independent Consultant; former Georgian Minister of Defense, May 2015 - August 2016

Grigori Vasilievich Golosov 
(POLS '94, Russian Federation) 
Professor of Comparative Politics, European University at St. Petersburg

Pawel Rowinski
(ENVS '91, Poland) 
Vice President of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Peter Grishin
(ECON '00, Russian Federation) 
Economist and Head of Macroeconomic and Fixed Income Research, VTB Capital

Giga Zedania
(MEDS '00, Georgia) 
Rector of Ilia State University

Xenia Shevnina
(POLS '04, Russian Federation) 
Director, Digital Sales EMEA at Paramount Pictures

Gabriel Sipos
(ECON '98, POLS '99, Slovakia) 
Executive Director at Transparency International Slovakia

Ezra Chiloba Simiyu
(DPP '08, Kenya) 
Chief Electoral Officer, Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, Kenya

Bruce Lasky
(LEGS '03, USA) 
Attorney and legal educator, Co-Founder/Director of Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE)

Orsat Miljenic
(LEGS '94, Croatia) 
Lawyer, diplomat and politician

Monica Macovei
(LEGS '93, Romania) 
MEP, Romania; CEU Board of Trustees Member

Nerijus Dagilis 
(ECON '98, Lithuania) 
Managing Director,Neries Investicijos

Jaroslav Miller
(HIST '97, '04, Czech Republic) 
Rector of the Palacký University, Olomouc

Adam Bodnar 
(LEGS ’01, Poland)
Ombudsman, Office of the Human Rights Defender in Poland

Uchenna Emelonye 
(LEGS '04, Nigeria) 
Country Representative, U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Uganda

Dylan Gray
(HIST '94, Canada/India) 
Filmmaker, Writer, Producer, Owner of Sparkwater India

Jakub Leps
(POLS '98, Czech Republic) 
Writer, educator and politician; Third Deputy Mayor in Prague's 11th District

Peter Cunningham 
(IRES '97, U.K.)
CEO, Branding Science Group

Cristina Marzea
Romania, IRES '98
Founding Partner at Veritum Partners

Olena Tregub
(POLS '05, Ukraine) 
Secretary General of the Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee (NAKO)

Zulfia Sabirova
(GENS '97, Ukraine) 
Head of Office of the World Food Program (WFP), Kramatorsk and Dnetsk, Ukraine