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Andrew Szonyi

Andrew Szonyi

Andrew J. Szonyi is an engineer from Hungary. His has gained an MASc. (1958), a PhD (1962), an MBA (1972) and LLM (Global Professional 2012) from the University of Toronto. He was Adjunct Professor at University of Toronto 1975- 1980 and Professor of Management and of Engineering, University of Toronto 1980-1990. He was cross-appointed at the Faculty of Management Studies and Faculty of Applied Sciences and Engineering.


Professional experience:
  • Guest lecturer, course director, visiting professor in Denmark,China,India, Austria and USA
  • Consulting Professor, Huazong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, PRRC Professional Development Director of the Association of Canadian Venture Capital Companies
  • Visiting Professor of Corporate Governance at the School of Management -Corvinus University of Budapest 2103-2014
  • Manager of Product & New Business Development of Ethyl Corporation of Canada - Founder.principal and operator of three businesses (one IPO) In government and finance:
  • Senior Officer of Ontario Development Corporation, negotiated and closed over 180 deals during the 10 years tenure
  • Science Council of Canada (member of the Exec.Comm) Board experience:
  • On public company boards: 65 cumulative years including 25 years as Audit Chair and Lead Director since Sarbanes-Oxley of 2002
  • On Non-Profits: Hospital, Museum,Theatre,Disabled Sailing,Yacht Club,Private College,Aboriginal Business

In May, 2013 elected to the Court of Arbitration for Capital and Financial Markets in Hungary for a five year’s term.


  • Small Business Management Fundamentals McGraw-Hill –four editions since 1979, adapted by over 100 Canadian post-secondary institutions, also translated and published in Hungary
  • Principles of Engineering Economic Analysis John Wiley- since 1981, last edition 2010
  • The Technical Entrepreneur-MacMillan Co. of Canada 1980
  • 29 unpublished Working Papers and 7 refereed publications

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