|European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion|
9 February 2010
|President||José Manuel Barroso|
|Preceded by||Vladimír Špidla (Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities)|
3 June 1966 |
|Political party||Socialist Party|
|Alma mater||George Washington University
University of Manchester
Karl Marx University of Economic Sciences
László Andor (born 3 June 1966 in Zalaegerszeg) is a Hungarian economist. He is Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion in the Barroso II administration of the European Commission. Until early 2010 he was on the board of directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
He studied economics at the Corvinus University of Budapest (then the Karl Marx University), and later became associate professor of economic policy at the same institution. He also studied at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and in 1993 earned a master's degree in development economics at the University of Manchester. Since 1993 he has been editor of a progressive (leftist) Hungarian quarterly social science journal, Eszmélet (Consciousness). Since 2003 he has been a Member of the Board of the Economic Section of the Hungarian Socialist Party. Since 2005 he has been Member of the Board of Directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), representing the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary and Slovakia.
- "The members of the Barroso Commission (2010–2014)". European Commission. 29 March 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2010.
- Laszlo Andor Official Media Gallery
- European Commission – Biographies of Commissioner-designates, Laszlo Andor
- EUobserver interview of 7 December 2009: Everyone says I am an unusual choice
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