Zoltán Kaló is a Professor of Health Economics at the Department of Health Policy and Health Economics, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest. He is the director of an international postgraduate master program in Health Policy, Planning and Financing. Dr. Kaló is also the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Syreon Research Institute, an international research corporation specializing in health policy, health economic modeling and technology assessment.
Dr. Kaló graduated from the Budapest University of Economics (Bachelor of Economics), the Semmelweis Medical University (Medical Doctor), the University of York (MSc in Health Economics). He received scientific degrees from the Semmelweis University (PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences) and Eötvös Loránd University (DrHabil in Sociology).
He has 20 years of international experience in academia and industry, specializing in health systems design, HTA implementation, outcomes research, economic modeling, patient access and value based pricing policies of new healthcare technologies. Dr. Kaló serves as a policy advisor to public decision-makers and global health care corporations. He was member of the ISPOR Board of Directors between 2012-2014 and he is the Chair of the ISPOR CEE Network Executive Committee from 2013-2015.