Current position of Mr. Szalkai Gábor is Managing Director of Hungarian Crop Protection Association (HUCPA), which represents the crop protection industry in Hungary. Members of HUCPA develop innovative and science-based solutions that keep crops healthy and contribute to provide Hungarians and Europeans a safe, affordable, healthy, and sustainable food supply.
Gábor graduated at Szent István University and is holding MSc in agronomy with specialization in plant protection. He started his carrier in plant protection administration in the Central Service for Plant Protection and Soil Conservation.
Before joining HUCPA in his position of Chief Plant Health Officer at the Ministry of Agriculture Gábor was responsible for Hungarian NAP and was supervising the plant health, plant protection and soil conservation system in Hungary for almost 6 years until end of 2016.