Vazil Hudák joined the European Investment Bank as Vice-President at the beginning of October 2016.
Prior to this office, he was appointed Chief Negotiator of the EU Budget during the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union. He has served as Minister of Economy of the Slovak Republic from 2015 until 2016. Before this, he was State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Representative of the Slovak Republic on the Board of Governors in the European Stability Mechanism.
He was also Industry Head for the Public Sector of Eastern Europe at J.P. Morgan Chase and has worked for Citi Group and the EastWest Institute in the United States and Europe.
Vazil Hudák started his career at the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia. He studied at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in Moscow, Charles University in Prague and Harvard Business School.