Meet our Colleagues.
Miklós Süth is a veterinarian with a food hygiene specialisation. From 2003 to 2010, he worked in the public administration in managerial roles, including as the Chief Veterinary Officer of Hungary. From 2010 to 2018, he was the Strategic Director of Fornetti Franchise. Since 2018, he has been the Chief Adviser to the Rector of the University of Veterinary Medicine. Since April 2020 he also holds the position of director of DFI.
Ákos Bernard Jóźwiak is a veterinarian, holding a doctoral degree in veterinary sciences. He worked for the National Food Chain Safety Office (NÉBIH) and its predecessors for 15 years in various positions. In the recent years he worked in the area of strategic planning, food safety risk assessment and data analysis. Since the establishment of DFI he acts as research director.
Szilveszter Csorba is a qualified environmental engineer specialising in agri-environmental protection. He worked for 11 years at NÉBIH and its predecessor. First, he worked in the field of soil protection, then turned toward data analysis. His main tasks at the Institute include the development and implementation of complex data analysis methodologies.
Tekla Engelhardt is a food engineer with a PhD in food sciences. Her scientific research work began in 2011 in the field of food safety after graduating as a food engineer. Her main responsibilities at the Institute are the coordination of educational activities, e.g. the development and launch of postgraduate courses, and management of laboratory work.
Zsuzsa Farkas is a biologist, nutritionist, with a PhD in food sciences. She worked for the National Food Chain Safety Office of Hungary (NÉBIH) for 7 years. Her main tasks in the Institution are the coordination of emerging risk identification and the supporting data analysis research and development, in addition to the epidemiological modelling of infectious diseases.
Tibor Kocsner is a veterinarian, with a state administration and disease control specialisation. Worked as a privet veterinarian, as a pathologist at the Laboratory of biotoxicology of the Plant Health and Soil Protection Service. For 25 years he worked for the State Veterinary Service of Hungary at local, regional and ministry level in different positions. He takes part as a lecturer in the education of the Food Hygiene course, and also has responsibilities in the biosafety matters of the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest.
Erika Országh holds a degree in sociology and in health policy (with specialization in health economics). She worked for the National Food Chain Safety Office (NÉBIH) for almost 6 years. Her main tasks in the Institution are to carry out analyses using health technology assessment methodologies, e.g. cost-benefit analysis, risk-benefit analysis.
Andrea Zentai is a bioengineer with a PhD in food sciences. She worked for NÉBIH and its predecessor for 13 years, as risk assessment associate, food safety coordinator and food data analyst. She took part in the national operations of the Codex Alimentarius and in the technical organization of the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling. She was involved in food data analysis and risk assessment. At the Institute, she has responsibilities in the identification of emerging risks, risk assessment and educational tasks.
Tóth András József okleveles közgazdász, a gazdálkodás és szervezéstudományok doktora. Kutatási területe az élelmiszerbiztonság-menedzsment, az élelmezésbiztonság és a gyors mikrobiológiai módszerek alkalmazhatósága az élelmiszerhigiéniai felügyeleti rendszerekben.
Dr. Bittsánszky András agrármérnök, növénytermesztési és kertészeti tudományok doktora. A növények genetikai és élettani válaszreakcióit kutatja különböző stresszhatások esetén illetve olyan növényeket fejlesztek, amelyek a szélsőséges körülmények között is képesek növekedni, fejlődni.