Head of Office

Mr. Balázs Lehel

Mr. Lehel received his MA in international relations from the Corvinus University of Budapest.

During his university studies he spent 11 months as an intern in New York, at the Headquarters of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a non-governmental, international relief and development non-profit organization.

He started working for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in 2006.

Since then, he has been involved in the development and implementation of several regional and national projects, ranging from assisted voluntary return and reintegration to resettlement, public health safety, awareness raising, education, integration and counter-trafficking.

Mr. Lehel is a Programme Coordinator since 2012 and also the Head of Office of IOM Budapest since 20 December 2016.


Phone: +36 1 472 2500

Fax: +36 1 472 2503

E-mail: blehel@iom.int