Mr. Bálint Simon is the Founding President and sitting Co-President for Strategy of the student association House of European Affairs and Diplomacy (HEAD). As HEAD is a founding member of the youth initiative Youth Business Group (YBG) therefore Mr. Simon is a member of both the YBG board and management. In the management he leads the Frontend Department, which is responsible for the expansion of the Group on national, EU and international level.
As YBG Frontend Department leader Mr. Simon’s main goal is to establish new student organizations in Budapest in the current and the next academic year, to reach a total membership of 1000 students until 2021. Besides the Corvinus University of Budapest (BCE) where the YBG has 5 active member associations, they are coordinating several student organizations at the National University of Public Service (NKE) and the Budapest Business School (BGE). Currently they are expanding to the Loránd Eötvös University (ELTE) and the Péter Pázmány Catholic University (PPKE).
In addition to his career at the Youth Business Group Mr. Simon is active in campus politics as founder and leader the Újhullám (New Wave) faction, which is the second largest governing student party in the Students’ Union of the Corvinus University. As founder of a student organization focusing on European relations and EU politics Mr. Simon is committed to European values.