Former Energy Security Ambassador of Hungary & Member of the Board of Directors, GLOBSEC

Dr. Anita Orban joined Vodafone Hungary from Tellurian LNG London, where she held the position of vice president of international affairs, performing commercial duties in several countries, as Vice President for International Affairs in 2017. 

Previously she worked as Chief Advisor for Cheniere Marketing Ltd. Between 2010 and 2015 she served as Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security of Hungary. Prior to that she was the Director of Constellation Energy Institute, a think tank facilitating cooperation in the Central Eastern European energy sector. 

She is the author of the book Power, Energy and the New Russian Imperialism (CT: Praeger, 2008). She was awarded with the Woman Executive of the Year in Energy Award in 2018. She is on the European Advisory Board of the Fletcher School and the Chairwoman of the International Advisory Board of the Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK). 

She earned her PhD degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston in 2007. She holds a Master Degree in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School and a Master in History from Tufts University. She earned her Bachelor degree in economics from the University of Economic Sciences in Budapest in 1997.