Zoltan Vadkerti is a work-life consultant, researcher and Executive Director at the WorkLife HUB. He consults public and private sector organisations on issues about designing and implementing effective work-life programmes, flexible working or employee wellbeing initiatives. Zoltan has contributed to and written numerous blog articles, proactive research documents, white papers, web content, on work-life related issues. He is the co-author of One Life - How the most forward looking organisations leverage work-life integartion to attract talent and foster employee wellbeing, published by Die Keure in October 2018.
Zoltan has consulted and worked with senior leaders at major international institutions (UN, European Commission, OECD, EFTA) and private sector companies (Herman Miller, Mastercard), and has carried out cross-country projects. He also leads the consulting arm of the WorkLife HUB, regularly develops and conducts workplace trainings, and facilitates discussions on strategy as well as leadership.
He has been involved in a number of research projects - both as Project Manager and Appointed Researcher - at both international and national level, on work-life balance, wellbeing at work, workplace trends, gender equality, organization of work and working conditions. On these areas, he published studies, white papers, articles and web content. Zoltan has extensive experience in applying a variety of research tools that includes the conduction of interviews, collection and analysis of secondary information (literature and desk research), as well as compilation of case studies.
“Research is to see what everyobdy else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.” – Albert Szent Györgyi (Hungarian biochemist, the first researcher who discovered vitamin C)
Agnes Uhereczky is a consultant, podcaster and workplace transformer. She is Executive Director at the WorkLife HUB. Agnes has over 15 years of international experience. Her natural curiosity drives her to identify current and future labour market, industry and workplace trends, as well as societal and technological changes.
Agnes is a certified change manager and manages a number of research and workplace transformation projects for a variety of clients. She has a thorough understanding of research methods, coordinates country-based researchers and delivers the high quality reports clients can use for deepening their understanding, tailor policies and interventions around and build their strategy on.
Agnes is passionate about people and advancing women at work and in leadership. She has been mentoring young people with difficult life choices since her student years. She also believes that work can be fun, interesting and rewarding, part of the engine to a fulfilling life. As we spend so much time at work, it should be the right fit for us. Everyone deserves a great boss, who will foster talent, encourage continuous learning and allow for people to be their whole selves at work.
As a systems-thinker she approaches work-life balance through the bigger picture of labour markets, workplace culture and organisational development, as well as gender equality and diversity.
Agnes has been called upon a number of times by different European Commission, OECD, and UN expert groups, and is also consulted by national and regional authorities, as well as NGOs and private companies.
Agnes is an economist from the Budapest Corvinus University. She is fluent in English, French, German and Hungarian, and speaks Italian and understands quite a bit of Spanish.
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” — Nelson Mandela