Introduction

Ernő Schaller-Baross

He has completed his higher education studies at the Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Faculty of Law. During his university years, he has worked as an intern with a member of the Hungarian Parliament.

He started his professional life as a desk officer at the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice of Hungary. Afterwards, he worked as the Director of International Affairs at the Foundation for a Civic Hungary, and the Foreign Affairs Adviser to the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary. Between 2017 and 2018, he worked as a foreign affairs adviser to the leader of the parliamentary group of Fidesz.

Between May of 2018 and January of 2021 he held the position of Deputy State Secretary of International Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office of Hungary. Since 2020 he serves as a Ministerial Commissioner at the Prime Minister’s Office. In 2021 the Fidesz has announced him as a Member of the European Parliament.

Biography

Born on 30 January 1987, Budapest (Hungary)

European Parliament, Member (2021-) in the Group of the European People’s Party on be half of the Fidesz – Magyar Polgári Szövetség, Hungary

  • Member (Committee on Legal Affairs)
  • Member (Committee on Employment and Social Affairs)
  • Substitute (Committee on Development)
  • Substitute (Delegation for relations with the United States)

Professional experience

2021-               Member of the European Parliament (MEP)                  

2020-               Ministerial Commissioner (Prime Minister’s Office)

2018-2021        Deputy State Secretary for International Affairs (Prime Minister’s Office)

2017-2018        Advisor on Foreign Policy (for the Leader of the Parliamentary Group, Fidesz)

2014-2016        Advisor on Foreign Policy (National Assembly of Hungary, Staff of the Vice President)

2013-2018        International Director (Foundation for a Civic Hungary)

2010-2013        Legal desk officer (Ministry of Public Administration and Justice, Staff of the Deputy Minister)

Education

2005-2010        Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Faculty of Law

Languages

Mothertongue: Hungarian, German

Fluent: English

Marital status

Married