Zoltan Vadkerti is a work-life expert, blogger and Executive Director at the WorkLife HUB. He studied economics in both the Netherlands and Hungary before he moved to Brussels to becoming a lobbyist on EU social and employment policies. That experience, and many others, led him to an interest in the organisation of work and specifically on the quality of work and work-life integration.
Through his professional positions, he has always held out positions and jobs where he can be most influential and have the biggest impact. He has constantly maintained his core focus on the workplace, work, workers and working – and the improvement of these for others.
Zoltan works with professionals just like you. He organises international events, conducts communication platforms and provides educational tools as well as top knowledge to help you make your business and personal life thrive. He is committed to aiming you grow your network and understanding on work-life related questions.
Contributed to and wrote numerous blog articles, proactive research documents, white papers, web content, on work-life related issues, trends, perks, services, hacks and tips. He published essays on volunteering and run his own blogs while living in India and Belgium.
Zoltan regularly completes marathons and believes that the creation of a better performing, healthier, greener and more balanced work environment is similar to it.
“After all, life is a marathon, not a sprint.” – Tracy Brower
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
Isabelle Walczak is a consultant in cross-cultural management and work-life balance. She is a researcher and social media specialist at the WorkLife HUB. She studied international trade and intercultural communication in France and Germany. She has over 8 years of experience abroad in negotiating with European partners. Human-centred, she is also a Pilates and Yoga instructor, passionate about health and well-being.
Throughout her professional life, she has always held positions where she could use her linguistic and communication capacities.
Isabelle has been working in large organisations in Austria and small companies in Spain, where she gained the insight into what makes a good workplace for employees. She has also worked in Customer Care in Ireland, Belgium, and Poland, and was a language teacher in England. Her passion to discover other cultures and learn languages has led her to live in many places around Europe. She is fluent in French, English, Spanish, German, Polish, and speaks a bit of Italian and Russian. She organises training to help companies and institutions to work cross-culturally.
Raised in France in a Polish family, she has a natural awareness to understand cultural differences. For her, tolerance and openness towards others are the secrets of working internationally and through different sectors. From being an interpreter at a construction site, giving Pilates classes or working as a transport manager, equality and empathy are her mottoes. Respecting the individuality, cultural context, gender identity, generation, and social background of others are a key value for her.
"Let the beauty we love be what we do!" - Rumi