Dr. Zoltán Pápai, partner, CEO
doctoral degree, Budapest University of Economic Sciences, 1994
phone: +36 20 984 5847

Zoltán Pápai, partner and CEO of Infrapont Economic Consulting, completed his Master and doctoral studies at the Budapest University of Economic Studies. He has been working as a regulatory and competition economist since the beginning of the nineties. Zoltán has regulatory and competition expertise in telecommunication, media, energy, postal services, transport and up to now has been involved in many project in these and also in other industries. He took part as an expert in the implementation of the liberalisation network industries and setting up a new regulatory systems, preparation of mobile license auctions, completion of market analyses, impact assessments, and provided expert support in legal cases. Besides consultancy he has been involved in applied economic research concerning market power and competition issues in different markets.

Péter Nagy, partner
Msc in Economics, Budapest University of Economic Sciences, 1988

Péter Nagy, partner, completed his MA studies at the Budapest University of Economic Studies. Between 1998 and 2000 he was senior fellow at the Strategy Directorate of Hungarian Telecom (MATÁV), where he was charged with developing the company level market model. Since 2000 he has been senior consultant at Infrapont participating in each major project of the company, such as providing expert support in the liberalisation of Hungarian telecommunication markets and preparation of  the electronic communication laws. He participated in several consultancy projects for the Hungarian Telecommunications Regulator and for telecommunications operators. He also has experience in other network industries, such as the electricity and the postal sector, and has been participating in projects related to competition cases. His main areas consist of market analysis, impact assessment, enhanced empirical research, price regulation, economic preparation of legal regulation, business planning, and market modelling.

Dr. Gergely Csorba, partner
doctoral degree, Central European University (CEU), 2006
phone: +36 30 816 4262

Gergely Csorba has participated in Infrapont’s projects since 2012 and is responsible for the competition policy practice as a partner. He completed his Master studies at the Budapest University of Economic Studies and the Toulouse School of Economics, and his PhD in Economics at the Central European University. He served as the Chief Economist of the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) from 2006 till 2012, where he contributed to several high-profile competition cases with detailed economic analyses. His main experience lies in the field of mergers, but he has also assessed agreements and abuses of dominance in several industries, and worked in damage estimation cases. He has also acted as an expert in court cases.

Aliz McLean, senior consultant
MA in Economics, Central European University (CEU), 2008

Aliz McLean joined Infrapont in 2015. She obtained her MA in Economics at the Central European University. She worked as an analyst in the Chief Economist Team of the Hungarian Competition Authority between 2008 and 2012, and then spent 3 months as a visiting researcher at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, conducting research and interviews on economic methods used in merger control. Between 2012 and 2015, she worked as a senior analyst at the Eltinga Centre for Real Estate Research, writing studies and forecasts, and handling large databases concerning all areas of the real estate market. She teaches courses on econometrics, competition policy and industrial organisation at various institutions of higher education, including Eötvös Loránd University and the International Business School. Her main areas of expertise are competition policy, industrial organisation, and market analyses. She is a native speaker of English.

Gábor Szabó, senior consultant
MA in Economics, Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration, 2002

Gábor Szabó joined Infrapont in 2018. He graduated from the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration (now Corvinus University) in 2002 as an economist. From 2002 until 2018 he worked at the Hungarian Competition Authority, in the beginning as an analyst at the Competition Policy Section and later as a case handler at the Network Industries Section. From 2012 he worked as deputy head and from 2016 as the head of unit of the Antitrust Section. During his time at the competition authority he gained considerable experience in the competition law aspects and economic analysis of network industries and other markets. He participated in a number of high-profile cases, and also worked on or led several market analyses and sector inquiries.

Evelin Mészáros, assistant