Michal Horváth, National Bank of Slovakia
Michal Horváth devoted a large part of his studies and academic work at the universities of York and Oxford to issues related to monetary and budgetary policy. He published the results of his work in renowned international journals and presented them at seminars and conferences around the world. Michal Horváth was at the creation of the Council for Budget Responsibility, and he represented Slovakia in economic forums at the highest expert level. While working at the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic, he represented Slovakia at the negotiations on the country’s entry into the eurozone and subsequently at the Economic and Financial Committee of the EU. Michal Horváth took up the position of chief economist of the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) in February 2020. The chief economist of the NBS was a new position, which Michal Horváth holds at the same time as the director of the department of economic and monetary analyses.