Mr. Peter Szovics

Mr. Peter Szovics
Director of the Institute of Banking Education NBS, n.o.
Peter Szovics is responsible for the management of multiple projects covering strategic business and organizational objectives in the financial services sector. Since 2013 he has been an elected Member of the Board of Directors of the European Banking and Financial Services Training Association and the vice president of the Association of Adult Education Institutions in the Slovak Republic.

He was a project manager at the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training.  From 2007 to 2011 he was responsible for developing the sectoral approach and financing in vocational education and training, with tasks that included managing several peer-learning activities and reporting on policy. His projects included analysing sectoral training funds in Europe, examining the ways in which individual learning accounts can be used to co-finance continuing training, and researching the use of tax incentives to promote education and training in Europe. He was also involved in several activities for the early identification of skill needs and exploring green jobs.
 
From 1998 to 2006, he taught at the Faculty of Economics and Management at the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (SUA). He has led or participated in a wide range of international education and research projects. These include the CEEPUS network on Applied Economics and Management, the Jean Monnet teaching module on monetary integration, and projects under Leonardo da Vinci, Socrates Erasmus and Interreg. As a trainer in the National Council on Economic Education, he contributed to curriculum development and teacher training in Slovakia.

Peter Szovics holds a PhD. from the Faculty of Economics and Management, SUA, and he was also an exchange student at Iowa State University and Cornell University in the USA.