Peter Kalotai is a 2015 Millennium fellow with the Atlantic Council. He is also an associate director for corporate strategy at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), responsible for the European financial architecture for development. He leads and advises the EBRD president on issues related to the European Union (EU) and Group of Seven.

Kalotai has fifteen years of experience in diplomacy and the private sector. Prior to joining EBRD, he was a director in Brunswick Group’s Brussels office, focusing on EU institutional issues and public affairs and mergers and acquisitions transactions. He led the office’s geostrategic offer.

He joined Brunswick after a twelve-year career in the Hungarian diplomatic service. His most recent assignments were deputy ambassador in Washington, DC, and deputy director for the Americas. Between 2007 and 2011, he served at the Hungarian embassy in London where he was responsible for political, press, and public affairs. He also worked in the European Commission as a seconded national expert. He is a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations.

Kalotai is a graduate of the London School of Economics where he earned an MSc degree. He also holds a JD in law and political sciences from Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest, Hungary. He speaks English, German, Spanish, and Hungarian.