He graduated as a bio-engineer in 1980. After ten years of university teaching at the Budapest University of Technology, from 1990 he held international posts as Director of the EU TEMPUS Programme in Hungary (1990-95), Director of the EU Phare Central-Eastern European Distance Education Programme (1994-96), and Director of the European Communication Strategy Programme of the Hungarian Government (1996).
Since 1997 he has been Executive Director and from 2000 Secretary General of EDEN. Since 2000 he has also been Director of the Centre for Learning Innovation and Adult Learning of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
In 1996-97 he became Secretary General and in 1998 President of the Supervisory Board of the Hungarian Association of Technology Parks.
Since 2005 he has been a delegate to the Consultative Committee on Industrial Change of the European Economic and Social Committee.
He is also a member of the Re.ViCa International Advisory Committee (IAC)