Zsolt Pethe Innovation management

Zsolt Pethe: over the past 20 years, he has accumulated a unique blend of business background and non-profit experience. Zsolt spent six years building a start-up Hungarian NGO focused on youth engagement and experiential education, for which he was elected an Echoing Green global fellow in 2001. Having built a stable organization, he was recruited by GE Capital and spent the following ten years in various leadership positions in banking. Always keen on helping mission-driven organizations develop, he set out to follow his passion and became Country Representative for Ashoka Hungary in 2015 while also sharing his time working with FASE as a regional manager for CEE since 2018. Zsolt is focusing on progressing social finance while developing a diverse eco-system around social entrepreneurs across Europe.