Tibor Závecz


A sociologist and public opinion researcher, Mr Závecz is a member of the Equilibrium Institute’s Advisory Board. He is the director of the ZRI Závecz Research Institute. Since 1989, his work has continuously focused on researching the social base of political parties; the political process; the public mood; and the political/ideological attitudes of citizens. He served as the director of public opinion research at Szonda Ipsos (later Ipsos), a leading Hungarian polling company, and he held this position for 25 years. His surveys and analyses of the public’s perceptions of social issues and political events have made him a regular presence in the Hungarian media where he frequently comments on issues in the orbit of his research.