Marta Szigetti Bonifert (HU)

Institute of Directors, IoD

Marta Szigeti Bonifert earned a Master in Business Administration from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh (USA), with a focus on strategy and human resources. She also holds a degree in management from the International Management Center (Hungary) and earned a bachelor of science from the University of Kuwait.

She is the Vice President at the Institute of Directors (IoD), Hungary; member of the board of the European Partners for Environment (EPE); member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, member of the global advisory board to the President of the University of Tokyo; she is scientific advisor to Agroinnova/University of Turin Scientific Committee; founding member and member of the board of the CEE Gender Network; former member of the board of the Hungarian Business Leaders Forum (HBLF)  former member of the board of the ROMASTER Foundation; former member of the board of Trustees of the CEU Business School Foundation, former member of EBRD’s Environmental and Social Advisory Council (ESAC). She is also a trained presenter of The Climate Reality Project, founded by Al Gore.

Born in London, Marta Szigeti Bonifert lived and studied in China, Ghana, Japan, Kuwait, Sweden and the United States. She has spent 30+ years working for the environment in various capacities at organizations such as the Environment Protection Institute and the Ministry for the Environment and Regional Development in Hungary. Before joining the REC, she spent 10 years in business working for multinational companies in various senior roles ranging from head of human resources to commercial director for the CEE region. Until the end of January 2017 she was the Executive Director of the Regional Environmental Center (REC), serving for almost 14 years.