Dávid Vitézy

CEO of Budapest Development Center

Dávid Vitézy is a urban policy and mobility expert. He graduated from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. He has been passionate about Budapest and public transport since childhood. He began his career as an activist aiming for the improvement of the public transport system in Budapest.

In 2010, he developed the concept for the new integrated transport and mobility authority, Centre for Budapest Transport (BKK) and was serving as the first CEO from October 2010 through December 2014. During his tenure, he put in place a string of developments serving as the foundation for a passenger-friendly, sustainable, innovative and integrated Budapest transport system and implemented major projects promoting walking, cycling and public transport in Budapest.

He has also been involved in a number of domestic and international projects as a transport specialist and consultant. Since February 2020, he has been the CEO of the newly-established Budapest Development Center (BFK), that provides the institutional background for state-funded urban development including transport investments in Budapest and its agglomeration.