Executive Recruiter & Career Transition Expert
Arpad is an Executive Search & Leadership Assessment professional and a former aviation lawyer. He is an experienced consultant with specialised expertise in the engineering, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors, as well as aerospace & defence.
Arpad has a broad industrial background having previously worked as an Associate at a boutique executive search firm in London. Whilst at the firm, he delivered a number of transport and energy-related search mandates and also supported the maritime & finance practice on C-Suite and senior management assignments. He brings in-depth knowledge of international markets having successfully delivered executive and Board-level assignments globally.
Prior to his career in search & assessment, Arpad worked at the Aviation Departments of two leading international law firms in London where he handled EU regulatory cases including passenger rights. He was also involved with a range of complex aviation liability matters often involving multiple jurisdictions. Arpad earned his LLM (Adv.) degree in Air & Space Law at the Leiden Institute which is one of the leading academic research and teaching institutes in the world specialising in aviation law and regulation.
As a guest lecturer at various executive education programs, Arpad speaks on a range of career management topics including executive communication skills & career planning as well as onboarding. He also publishes widely on the topic of diversity & inclusion within the aviation industry.
He speaks fluent English, German, Hungarian and conversational Spanish and lived in Hungary, Germany, The Netherlands and the UK. Arpad is also a Certified Facilitator of the Hogan Leadership Assessment Suite.
He is an active member of the Royal Aeronautical Society, the Air League and the Aviation Club of the UK.