Gyöngyvér Gyene | Expert in Sustainable Development | Executive Master in EU Studies
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Ms Gyöngyvér Gyene


Gyöngyvér Gyene Budapest Hongrie

Gyöngyvér Gyene teaches the course Sustainable Development in the EU in the first year of the Executive Master in EU Studies.

She served the Hungarian government in various capacities for the past 15 years, including advisory roles in the cabinet of the Minister for European Affairs and the Hungarian National Development Agency, managing departments responsible for the strategic planning, strategic environmental assessment, programming and later the evaluation of development programs financed by European Cohesion Policy funds, also advising the Croatian government in their strategic planning process upon EU accession, running the project to create the first national strategy for sustainable development for Hungary, and integrating environmental and sustainability considerations in development policy. She represented Hungary in several professional networks of the European Union, including the European Network of Environmental and Managing Authorities, DG Regio’s Evaluation Network, and the Jaspers Knowledge Platform.

Gyöngyvér Gyene joined the government after a decade of business management and consulting for a major law firm and several years spent working for NGOs and companies in organic agriculture and nature conservation. She quit her government position to complete a PhD in psychology focusing on beliefs and attitudes about nature. Gyöngyvér Gyene now works as a freelance advisor on evaluation and sustainable development projects. For CIFE's Executive Master in EU Studies she teaches European Sustainable Development Policy.