Balázs Nagy (PhD) economist, was graduated (MSc) in 2000 at the University of Debrecen Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. Between 2000-2004 he was working for the Hungarian National Health Insurance Fund and the Hungarian Ministry of Health where he specialized in managed care. He started his doctoral studies in 2003 at the University of Debrecen. He spent the 2003-2004 semester with a doctoral scholarship at the University of Sheffield, School of Health and Related Research. From October 2004 he was granted a 4 year joint research fellowship and an academic research position at the Corvinus University of Budapest and the University of Sheffield. Currently he is the faculty member of the University of Sheffield and Eötvös Lóránd University and head of Modelling Division at Syreon Research Institute. His research interests are health technology assessment and modelling in health care, health insurance, health care financing, capitation finance and risk adjustment. Contributed to 38 scientific publications and 40 presentations.