Mr. András Kómár is a financial sector professional with almost 19 years of experience gained in the field of financial regulation, policy making and supervision, financial stability, bank resolution, investor protection and deposit insurance.
He joined the National Deposit Insurance Fund of Hungary (NDIF) in 2017 as Member of the Board and from 2018 as Managing Director. Mr. Kómár is responsible for the management of the deposit guarantee scheme and the resolution financing scheme in Hungary, representing NDIF in several resolution colleges for EU banking groups, e.g. UniCredit, Deutsche Bank.
Before joining the NDIF, András worked for the Central Bank of Hungary at the Resolution Directorate (resolution policy, resolution planning, resolution strategy) representing the institution in the Resolution Committee of the European Banking Authority and in the Task Force on CCP Recovery and Resolution of the European Securities and Markets Authority. He also worked for almost 7 years at the Hungarian Financial Supervisory Authority (on-site inspections of banks, investment firms, investment fund and asset management companies and market infrastructures, law enforcement, international relations and regulatory policy) and took active role in creating international standards, e.g. ESCB-CESR Standards for Securities Clearing and Settlement Systems in the European Union. Previously, András was a regulatory policy expert at the Ministry of Finance of Hungary (financial sector regulatory policy).
He has lectured at varios universities, including Pázmány Péter Catholic University (Budapest), Corvinus University (Budapest), University of Debrecen (Debrecen) and has publications on deposit insurance and bank resolution.
Mr. Kómár earned his M.A. in Law and LL.M. in Capital Markets and Banking Law at Pázmány Péter Catholic University (Budapest) and his B.A. in Economics at Corvinus University (Budapest).