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It’s time to replace national party politicians with civic experts whose passion and vocation is our capital city, Budapest. The candidates on Dávid Vitézy’s list are excellent urban planning, transport, cultural and financial experts who have all proven their competence and dedication. They will implement our 101-point programme of detailed urban policy plans as future members of the General Assembly of the Municipality of Budapest.

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Vote for Dávid Vitézy as candidate for Mayor and for his candidates on the municipal list!

1. Dávid Vitézy

Dávid Vitézy, candidate for mayor. Economist, urbanist, transport and urban mobility expert. He began his career as a civil activist and has been working on the development of Budapest for 20 years in a variety of capacities. He is credited with the reorganisation of the night bus network, the repeated prevention of service cancellations, the renewal of public transport in Budapest as the founding CEO of BKK (Budapest Transport Authority) and the creation of the Buda Interconnected Tram Network. In recent years, he has also worked as a consultant and trainer all over the world from the United States to South Africa. His comprehensive 101-point programme is an actionable plan to start real urban development in Budapest, instead of political battles between parties.

2. József Gál

József Gál is a political scientist and expert in European and international administration, and a woodwind instrument maker and repairer. From May 2018 to October 2019, he was a member of the General Assembly of the Municipality Budapest, and is currently a member of the Climate Protection, Transport and Urban Development Committee of the General Assembly of the Municipality of Budapest. He first came to Hungary from Novi Sad (Serbia) to study, and now considers Budapest his home. He believes that with Dávid Vitézy, Budapest will enter a new era.

3. Anna Szilágyi

Anna Szilágyi is an economist specialised in the European Union, urban planner and graduate student of Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design’s (MOME) service design postgraduate training course. She worked as a lecturer and Head of the Project Office at Budapest Metropolitan University for more than 10 years. Over the last 20 years she has been involved in more than 120 urban development, tourism and education projects. She has been a direct colleague of Dávid Vitézy for several years and functioned as the Public Engagement Manager of the Budapest Development Agency. As an urban developer, her goal is to transform the capital’s brownfield sites into vibrant, creative neighbourhoods.

4. Dávid Merker

Dávid Merker is a Pro Cultura Urbis and regional PRIMA award-winning sociologist, cultural organiser and co-founder of the hosszúlépés.járunk? city walks. He is one of the cultural experts most familiar with the capital’s local heritage, co-author of two best-selling books on Budapest, and curator of the Széna tér Historical Monument Park. Decades of independent cultural work have given him an understanding and insight into what Budapest’s next leadership can do to ensure the freedom and development of the capital’s cultural life.

5. Anna Süveg

Anna Süveg graduated as a classical vocal performer and currently works as a spokesperson for LMP. In addition to her candidacy for the General Assembly of the Municipality of Budapest, she is standing for election in the 9th district as a member of the Krisztina Baranyi Association for Ferencváros. She has also worked in the cultural field and as a staff member of the Hungarian National Assembly. She would like to work for a Budapest where green spaces are substantially increased instead of seemingly green solutions, where public transport is developed in such a way that it can really win over car drivers. She supports Dávid Vitézy’s candidacy because she considers him as a guarantee that Budapest will finally start developing, instead of getting stuck with “alibi” projects.

6. Márton Barta

Márton Barta is the strategic director of Corvinus University Budapest, co-director of Rajk College, international relations expert and political scientist. He studied at Corvinus University of Budapest, the Central European University and the Rijksuniversiteit in Groningen. He was a visiting fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis in Washington, D.C. His career has taken him from public administration and public policy analysis to higher education. He specialises in strategy development, economic development and innovation management, and has a passion for developing creative community spaces.

7. Borbála Hutiray

Borbála Hutiray is a lawyer, economist and financial expert. She is the CEO of GreenGo, Hungary’s only fully electric public car-sharing service. She is a board member of the MedSpot Foundation, which helps people excluded from the public health care system, and the founder of a school association. She is committed to developing sustainable mobility. As a member of our team, she will work on economic development in Budapest, overseeing the city’s finances in a frugal and efficient manner.

8. Can Togay

Can Togay is a Béla Balázs Prize-winning Hungarian film director, screenwriter, actor, poet, curator, cultural diplomat and university professor. Can is the co-creator of the Shoes on the Danube Bank Holocaust memorial along with sculptor Gyula Pauer. Previously, he worked as Director of the Collegium Hungaricum in Berlin and as Chief Artistic and Creative Advisor for the Veszprém-Balaton European Capital of Culture project. He currently teaches at Konrad Wolf Film University Potsdam-Babelsberg and at Pannon University in Veszprém.

9. János Balázs Kocsis

János Balázs Kocsis is vice-president of the Hungarian Urbanists Association and holds degrees in sociology, urban history and electrical engineering. He is one of the leading figures in Hungarian urban studies – hundreds of his former students are working on urban development projects across Europe. He currently teaches at Corvinus University of Budapest and Budapest University of Technology, and previously spent a year as a visiting lecturer at Indiana University in the U.S. In addition to his research in urban sociology, he is involved in urban development, sustainability and housing issues, and as a member of the European Parliament he is keen to use his experience in these areas.

10. Katalin Szabó-Kellner

Katalin Szabó-Kellner is a social expert, an individually elected municipal councillor of Pesterzsébet (district 20), and Chairwoman of the Social Committee. She knows all the challenges of caring for the elderly and has gained experience of the social problems faced by the people of Budapest through her work in local government. Of particular importance to Katalin in Dávid Vitézy’s programme are the development of Budapest beyond the Grand Boulevard and animal welfare, two areas that have received undeservedly little attention so far.