Judit Csiszar is a seasoned global health professional with 30 years of experience in healthcare , 15 years in health professional education and international health development. Dr Csiszar has started her career as a medical doctor in the Hungarian National Health Services before she has engaged in international health programmes 15 years ago. Her first assignments included work with IOM, Phare and WHO focusing on the training and development of human resources for health in the post-conflict environment of the Western Balkans region before she joined Project HOPE in 2000 to become its regional director for Europe. Based in Brussels, she has been developing and managing a large portfolio of health development programmes spreading across 12 countries of the Central and Eastern Europe region as well as building networks and partnerships with key global , European and national stakeholders. In addition to her work in Europe she has engaged in health programme strategy development  in six countries of Africa and, through several global initiatives, to the improvement of global health across the world. She is currently managing two European projects, one focusing on Quality Improvement in General Practice and another on a Joint Action Against Cancer in Europe.

Dr Csiszar has earned her general medical degree (DOTE) and her specialties in ENT (OTKI) and Family Medicine (SOTE) in Hungary; an MSc in Health Professional Education at the University of Exeter (UK) and her MBA in Birmingham Business School (UK). She also completed  a non degree executive programme at INSEAD Business School on leadership, and at the College of Europe on Understanding the European Union. She studied in four, lived in six, worked in twenty three countries.