CV Dr. Robert Braun

Education

1992-1996 (2002)
PhD (CSc) in Philosophy, Rutgers University, NJ, USA/Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Academic)

1992-1995
D.Univ. in History, Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest (Academic)

1985-1991
MA in History, English, Philosophy of Arts, Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest (Academic)
Professional career

Since 2015
Lecturer in Business Ethics and the Philosophy of Science at Lauder Business School

Since 2003
Associate Professor of communications and marketing, Corvinus University of Economics, Budapest
Voted Professor of the Year in 2007

Since2014
Head of Research and Innovation, Superbrands CEE, Vienna [Austria/Switzerland/Czech Republic/Slovakia]

Since 2011
Chairman, New Economics Forum, Budapest
Chairing the “beyond GDP” focused think-do-tank, member of the new economics network

2014
Pro-Rector, International Business School, Budapest

2010-2011
Owner, Independent News Agency
Investing in and attempting to save Hungarian Independent News Agency

2009-2012
Chief communications adviser to the Governor of the Hungarian National Bank
Management of the strategic communication (event, personal, publications, press) of the
Central Bank of Hungary

2007-2011
Chairman of the Board of Good CSR program
A GRI based report writing and assisting program for companies and NGOs

2007-2009
Member of the Advisory Committee of the CEE Trust for Civil Society
Decision making in the USD 100 million joint exit fund funded by the Rockefeller Brothers Foundation, GMF, Open Society Foundation, Mott Foundation and Ford Foundation

2007-2009
Manging Director, navyblue Europe
Managing the overseas arm of UK branding company navyblue

2006
Member of the International Professional Team: Brand Israel
Advising the Israeli Government on developing sustainable brand strategy

2005-2013
MD, B&P Consulting
Managing the leading corporate social responsibility advisory in the CEE region

2004-2005
Chief political strategy adviser, Prime Minister’s Office
Development and management of the political strategy of PM Gyurcsány

2003-2004
Director of Government Communication, Prime Minister’s Office/ Deputy State Secretary
Setting up and managing the communications management team of PM Medgyessy

2001-2003
Senior Lecturer, ELTE Media Dept., Crisis Communication

2002
Visiting Lecturer, JPTE, Pécs, Department of Communication

1999-2002
Head of strategy and communication, Senior VP, Index.hu Plc
Founder and strategic leader of the market leading internet content provider

1997-1999
Strategy and Communication Director, Sziget Ltd.
One of the principals of the company managing the biggest cultural festival in Europe, Sziget Festival

1997-1998
Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Wassenaar, Netherlands
1995, 1997
Visiting Lecturer, Masaryk University, Department of Sociology

1995
Visiting lecturer, Summer University, Bólyai-Babes University, Romania

1994-2000
Adjunct Professor, Budapest University of Economics

1993
Research Fellow, Institute for Historical Analysis, Rutgers University

1991-1994
Junior Lecturer, ELTE, Budapest, Dept. of Jewish Studies