Zoltán Kész

Member of Parliament, Honorary President, Free Market Foundation


Zoltan Kész is one of the founders of the Free Market Foundation in Hungary. The mission of the Free Market Foundation is to represent, defend, and advance free market values, ideas and policies in Hungary and among speakers of the Hungarian language. The foundation stands for personal liberty and responsibility, the rule of law and tolerance, the strengthening of liberty rights, transparency, and constitutionalism. In 2015, he won a by-election in Hungary at a crucial moment. His historic victory ended the two-thirds majority and absolute pow- er of the governing party. He is now a Member of Parlia- ment as an independent. He has published many articles in both English and Hungarian. Kész has a weekly column in one of the country’s popular online papers.