Dr. Mihály Patai is the President of the Hungarian Banking Association. He has been Chairman and CEO of UniCredit Bank Hungary since 2006. From 1996 to 2006, he was Chairman and CEO of Allianz Hungaria. From 1993 to 1995, he served as Executive Director of Kereskedelmi Bank. From 1988 to 1993, he worked as assistant to the Executive Director of World Bank.
He graduated from the Budapest University of Economics. He studied under scholarships in London, Austria and Moscow.
He is a member of the Supervisory Board of SIEMENS Hungary and member of the Board of Directors of Magyar Telekom. From 2008 to 2011, he was Chairman of the Budapest Stock Exchange.