A new society for English speakers aims to infuse a novel component into the intellectual and social life of Budapest. The Grandhouse Club has already enlisted over 100 members who will meet periodically for lunchtime gatherings and addresses from prominent personalities on varying uplifting topics of interest to those who live here.
Dr. Józef Tóth, economist, senior vice-president of the World Petroleum Council and Honorary Consul-General of Singapore, will be the international club’s inaugural guest speaker at a buffet lunch in Duna Palota, District V, Zrínyi utca 5 on Tuesday 10 April at 12.30 pm.
Reserve a seat
The cost is HUF 4,000 (EUR 13.71) and VAT for members and HUF 6,000 (EUR 20.57) and VAT for non-members. All are invited but seats are limited. For guest reservations contact Dr. Albert Royaards at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Grandhouse Club is the concept of Royaards to bring together English-speaking Hungarians, newer and the more settled expatriates, diplomats and visiting friends. It plans for members and guests to enjoy an uplifting few hours.
Dr. Józef Tóth has had a distinguished career. He is the executive chairman of the board of Olajterv Oil and Gas Engineering Group and an honorary professor at the University of Veszprém. He has degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Veszprém, Budapest University of Economics, post-graduate work at the Imperial College, London University and a Ph.D in Economics. His working career has included such positions as managing director of Mineralimpex Hungarian Trading Company for Oil and Mining Products and managing director of MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas.
He is the founding member of the Far East Business Club in Hungary, the Hungarian Foreign Trade Association and the founding and current chairman of the Hungarian Petroleum Association.