Personal Data

Name:                  Dr. Csaba LÁSZLÓ

POB, DOB:         Debrecen, Hungary; 04/10/1962

Marital status:     married – Beáta Csontos

Children:             Anna Laura (1992)

Borbála Lilla (1998)

Frida Zsuzsanna (2014)

Tel.                      +36 30 9411 737



Working Experience

2012-2017                  KPMG Advisory Ltd.,

 Senior Advisory Partner, Head of Advisory, Head of FS Sector – managing director

  • Management Consulting
  • Transactions & Restructuring
  • Risk Consulting
  • Financial Sector taxation


Selected recent financial sector experiences

Managing a full-fledged bank establishment in Hungary

  • Engagement partner of a bad bank good bank project with a top5 bank
  • Managing an IRB introduction with a top5 bank
  • Quality assurance partner on a work out project with a top5 bank
  • Managing a virtual bank project with a leading Telco operator
  • Participating in several FS M&A transaction

2004 – 2012                KPMG Advisory Ltd.,

Tax Services, Partner – managing director

  • Corporate Tax, Transfer Pricing, Financial Sector taxation
  • Managing financial sector and other business projects

2002– 2004                Ministry of Finance

Finance minister,

  • Chairman of the Economic Cabinet,

2001 – 2002               K&H Bank,

Deputy CEO, Member of the Executive Board,  

  • managing the merger of K&H Bank and ABN AMRO


2000 – 2001                ABN AMRO Magyar Bank Rt.;

                                    Deputy CEO, Member of the Executive Board, supervising

  • finance
  • controlling
  • risk management


1999                           Central Clearing House and Depository (Budapest) Ltd

                                   Chief Financial Officer, supervising

  • risk management
  • treasury
  • financial planning, controlling
  • accounting
  • procurement


1986-1999                  Ministry of Finance


1998 -1999                 Permanent State Secretary, supervising

  • macroeconomic and financial policy
  • fiscal policy
  • tax policy
  • regulation of financial sector, bank restructuring
  • the Ministry of Finance and related institutions, including Tax Administration, Customs Administration, State Treasury, the supervisory boards of Banking and Securities, Insurance, Private Pension Funds
  • managing the bail out of a big commercial bank


1995 -1998                 Deputy State Secretary in charge of fiscal affairs, supervising the

  • economic stabilization program
  • fiscal policy
  • participating in the bank consolidation
  • establishment of the State Treasury
  • setting up of a new government debt and deficit financing system
  • pension reform, private pension funds
  • transformation of the budgetary institution system
  • local government financing
  • Entrepreneurial sector, especially big state enterprises (railways, highways, gambling, telecommunication, export financing, etc.)


1995                           Public Sector Reform Department, Director General


1993-1994                  International Department, Deputy Director General, responsible for

  • international economic policy
  • balance of payments, foreign trade
  • export financing, export credit insurance


1989-1992                  Budget Reform Department, Division Chief


1989                           Profit Tax Department, Expert


1986-1989                  Agricultural Department, Expert


Education, certificates


2007                           Honorary University Professor: Corvinus University of Budapest


2004                           Certified Hungarian tax expert


2000 (May)                 Brokerage trader certificate


1993                            Hungarian Certified Auditor


1992                            University Doctorate at the Department of Finance, University of Economics, Budapest


1982-1986                  University degree at the University of Economics, Budapest


1977-1981                  Debrecen, KLTE Secondary Grammar School (Gyakorló Gimnázium)




2016                            Wharton Business School, Global Banking and Capital Markets Academy, Philadelphia, USA

2015                            INSEAD Strategic Management in Banking Programme, France

2013                            KPMG Pitch Preparation Skills; Final Bid Documentation, UK

2011                            Harvard Kennedy School: Comparative Tax Policy and Administration, Boston, USA

2008                            Harvard Business School, Leading professional service firms; Boston

2008                            IBFD International Tax Academy, US Corporate Taxation Training; Amsterdam

2007                            IBFD International Tax Academy, Taxation of Holding Companies in Europe; Amsterdam

2007                            KPMG, Global Financial Services, Tax Training; Orlando

2006                            KPMG, Transfer Pricing; Amsterdam

2005                                       IBFD International Tax Academy, Corporate Financing Course; Amsterdam

2000                           ABN AMRO Academy, Risk Analysis for Lenders; Amsterdam

1994 (Sept-Dec)         IMF, Professional training at a Course on Financial Programming and Policy, Washington D.C.

1994                            Sakura Bank International Seminar; Tokyo

1992 (July-Dec.)         Japanese Ministry of Finance, I. Fiscal and Monetary Seminar; Tokyo


Other Professional Engagements


  • Credit guarantee Co., Board of Directors member
  • Államadósság Kezelő Központ Rt., Board of Directors member

2004                            Herend Porcelain Manufactory Ltd., Board of Directors, chairman

1998-1999                  National Deposit Insurance Fund; Board member

1998-1999                  Treasury Council; chairman

1995-1999                  National Bank of Hungary; Supervisory Board member

1994-1995                  Eximbank; Hungarian Export Credit Insurance Company; Board member


Social Activities

2015-                          The American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary, Secretary Treasurer

2009-                          Budapest Festival Orchestra Foundation, Supervisory Board, Chairman

2010-                          Romaster Foundation, Board member


Fluent in English: Advanced level State Language Exam

Regularly negotiates and lectures in English



2003                            Golden Bull Reward for developing the Hungarian Capital Markets

1998                            Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic Officer’s Cross

1994                           Ministerial Certificate of Merit

1988                           Ministerial Reward


Personal interests

Sport (basketball, swimming, jogging)