Orsolya Tarjanyi (Orsi) is a Consultant at NESsT, overseeing the Romanian and Hungarian data collection of the SEFORIS research from Germany. Prior to the current project Orsi was a Business Development Senior Consulting Associate at NESsT in Budapest, and was responsible for the European consulting projects - donor relations, training and supporting for-profit and non-profit social enterprises in Europe, as well as participating in research projects and managing research analysts. Prior to joining NESsT in 2009, Orsi worked as a Project manager at an R&D company, she was running her own restaurant and had a 1 year Internship at GE. She speaks Hungarian, English, and B2 German. Orsi holds a Masters degree in International Business with a minor in Business Strategy from the University Maastricht, the Netherlands.
Laura Tóth, Enterprise Development Manager, NESsT, email@example.com
Laura is the Enterprise Development Manager in Budapest office of NESsT and is responsible for supporting the development of NESsT activities within the Hungary portfolio. She has 6 years of experience working closely with Hungarian social enterprises to improve their business performance and increase their social impact. Prior to joining NESsT, Laura worked part-time for KPMG Hungary in the department of human resources, interned at ÉFOÉSZ (Hungarian Association for People with Intellectual Disability), and worked at summer camps in Hungary, the United States and the United Kingdom for children with disabilities and disadvantaged backgrounds. She speaks Hungarian, English, and some Spanish.
Laura holds a Masters degree in Business Management Studies with a minor in Regional Development from the Faculty of Business Administration at Corvinus University of Budapest.
Andreja is responsible for financial sustainability of the CEE region. Till 2013 she hold position of Enterprise Development Manager and was responsible for overseeing and managing planning, implementation, and evaluation of NESsT’s Portfolio in Croatia. Prior to joining NESsT, Andreja worked for five years at the Academy for Educational Development (AED) where she was responsible for managing a variety of small grants for various NGOs. She also worked on several EU projects, as an Evaluator for PHARE 2005 and 2006, as well as a Consultant in the field of Vocational Education. In addition, she worked for a year as an advocate of Children’s Rights. Andreja holds a Master of Science degree in Multidisciplinary Studies from State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Pedagogy from the University of Zagreb, Croatia. In addition, she has undergone various training programs in Communication, Supervision, Psychotherapy, Project Cycle Management, and Quality Assurance.