Bachelor, College for Horticulture, Nyiregyhaza, Hungary, 1966. Master of Arts, Budapest University of Economics, 1976.
Research associate Center for Statistical and Economic Analysis, Budapest, 1968-1973. Research fellow Institute Economics Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1973-1991. Managing director Map Anglo-Hungarian Finance Ltd., 1991-1999, ECHO Consulting Ltd., Budapest, since 1987.
Visiting research fellow Ecole des Hautes Etudes Sociales, Paris, 1982, 84, 87, University Libre de Brussels, 1988. Correspondent Eastern European Energy Review, Hartsdale, 1992-1998.
Company sergeant-major Hungarian Army, 1966-1968. Member Hungarian Association Management Consultant.
Married Ildiko Csakany, November 30, 1974. 1 child, Tamas.