Andrea is an accomplished lawyer and entrepreneur. She is a fixture in high-level legal circles in Central Europe and has led her own law firm for 15 years. A musician herself, Andrea has long been a passionate supporter of the arts. As the founder and the creative force behind OCTOPUS, Andrea is realizing her dream of combining these two worlds. She holds a JD from ELTE Law School in Budapest and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School in Cambridge, MA, USA. She also holds a Master’s in Strategy & Innovation from Oxford University, Säid Business School in Cambridge, UK.
Andrea draws on her music training and experience to serve as President of the Board of Trustees of the Budapest Strings Chamber Orchestra. She’s also held the Presidency of the Harvard Club of Hungary for over 5 years and is the current President of the Supervisory Board of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Hungary. For three years, Andrea acted as Director for Europe of the Harvard Alumni Association. As a consequence of these relationships and experiences, Andrea brings to OCTOPUS a unique combination of strong classical music background, deep international business experience and a refreshingly eclectic approach to every event.
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