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About Thomas Barat

  • Founder, President of American Hungarian Chamber of Commerce
  • Founder – Editor in Chief of CCO Magazine / eCCO Magazine
  • Journalist/Photojournalist – N.Y. Bureau Chief of WBPI
  • Board Member – Executive Committee Member – Treasurer of the Association of Foreign Correspondents in the USA


  • Founding President of the Media Self-regulating body Hungary
  • President of the Ethical Comm. at Association of Hungarian Journalists MÚOSZ,
  • Regional Director of Endowment for Democracy of Eastern Europe
  • Prof. of Corp. Comm. at Budapest College of Management
  • International Program Coordinator at TOURO College
  • Past Secretary General, Past Executive Vice President, at present: Member Emeritus and the Ambassador of Hungarian Public Relations Association
  • Past Educational Director at the European Media and Communication Institute
  • Past Vice President at European Public Relations Confederation and the CERP EUROPARTNERS
  • Past Honorary President of the Radnóti Foundation

Areas of expertise

Experience of journalism, press, and media
O     printed and electronic press writing and editing,
(magazines, radio, tv and on-line media; editor in chief)
O     publishing (responsible publisher: printed publications)
and producing (producer: electronic media) Experience of education
College and university level Professor, visiting lecturer of public relations, corporate communications and human relations
Education director of European Media and Communication Institute Experience of integrated corporate communications
Trading companies, manufacturers and non-profit institutions
(out of these 18 years in the field of medical and pharmaceutical communication)
O     Public Relations
O     Marketing communications – publicity
O     Human relations – internal communication
O     Events organization (exhibitions, seminars, conferences)
O     Spokesman of different corporations