The Hon. János Martonyi

Member of the Board

Former Foreign Minister of Hungary

János Martonyi

János Martonyi served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary from 1998 to 2002 and from 2010 to 2014.

Between 1984 and 1994 he held various positions in the Ministry of Foreign Trade and in the Ministry of Trade, then served as Administrative State Secretary in the Ministry for International Economic Relations and at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Between 1994 and 1998, then from 2002 until 2009 he was attorney and managing partner at Baker & McKenzie’s Budapest office.

As an international arbitrator, he is a member of the Board of the Permanent Arbitration Court of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

He has been awarded the Commander’s Cross with the Star of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary, National Order of the Legion of Honor of France, as well as British, Austrian, Polish and Bulgarian state decorations.

He is member of the Batthyány Circle of Professors and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.