Director, Administration and Finance
World Health Organization (WHO)
Tamás Landesz is Director of Administration and Finance at the World Health Organization’s Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office in Cairo, Egypt. Prior, Landesz provided advice on public policy, change management and organizational development to governments and international organizations, including the Office of the Prime Minister of Lebanon, OSCE, EU, Oxfam GB and United Nations. He has been assigned to complex post-conflict hotspots in the Balkans, Caucasus, Central Asia, Middle East and South America. Landesz started his career in strategic management consulting in Eastern Europe during the transition from centrally planned to market economies. He is a Member of Michael Porter's academic network, lecturing on the microeconomics of competitiveness. He is also an adviser to the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers Hub in Budapest. Landesz holds an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, an MA in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and an MBA from Vienna. His PhD dissertation is about the future of leadership.