About Us

About Us





László Jakab, M.Sc in Mechanical Engineering & Economist

Managing Director

Mr. László Jakab was appointed Managing Director of ELI-HU Nonprofit Ltd. on 5th March, 2019.

During his more than 30-year career he has gained extensive professional experience and knowledge in various senior positions, extending to strategy development, planning, execution and control in the areas of finance, banking, treasury and business.

He has been engaged as a leader and manager in the planning and execution of several major local and regional projects targeted to digitization, innovation and technology development.


Prof. Katalin Varjú

Science Director


Prof. Katalin Varjú was appointed Science Director (covering the Research Technology Director position as well), effective 1st October 2019.




Prof. Dimitris Charalambidis

Chief Scientific Advisor

Dimitris Charalambidis is a physicist, have participated in ELI project since the very beginning.

He is a full professor at the Physics Department of University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece and collaborating university professor of FORTH-IESL. 

Professional Curriculum Vitae