Deloitte tax superstar is new finance minister for Hungary
Hungary’s new Prime Minister Gordon Bajnai has named Peter Oszko as his finance minister.
Dr. Péter Oszkó was the head of Deloitte’s Tax Department in Hungary. The 34 year-old is also an expert in [private]the tax planning of mergers and acquisitions, financial and lease transactions as well as real estate investments.
Peter Oszkó started his carrier at KPMG’s Budapest office. He gained international work experience in London from summer 2000 to spring 2001 where he rendered advice to some of the largest multinational financial institutions as a member of an international team of tax advisors. Before joining Deloitte, Oszkó was the head of the Hungarian tax advisory function of the Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer law firm. Oszkó, who was the youngest partner at Deloitte, has a degree in law and is a qualified broker and tax advisor.
He has been an external lecturer at the ELTE University Faculty of Law, giving courses in the field of tax regulation. He regularly publishes studies in various fields of taxation and is also the author of the publication titled „Practical tax adviser” (“Gyakorlati adótanácsadó”) published by Verlag Dashöfer, an economic and legal publishing house, as well as the commentary to the Act on Corporate Tax and Dividend Tax. Apart from English, he also speaks fluent French. Oszkó is a passionate photographer and enjoys playing on the mouth-organ. He is married with 2 children.[/private]