Mr. Chikan has been the CEO of ALTEO since its establishment in March 2008. Previously, he was the Chief Investment Officer of EETEK Holding where he played a pivotal role in making energy investments amounting to over HUF 10 billion.
Prior to that, worked as a financial and investment analyst, holding different positions.
He received his degrees from the University of Economics of Budapest (now Corvinus University of Budapest) and the College of Foreign Trade (now a part of the Budapest Business School).
Active in addressing sustainability issues, the CEO has a topical blog called Chikansplanet.
Mr. Chikan has been the elected president by the general assembly of Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH), since 2016.
He has been working at the ALTEO Group as Head of Finance since February 2018.
He has extensive experience in international corporate environments, previously working in similar positions in the management of AstraZeneca, Diageo and Dreher Breweries.
He is responsible for the financial, controlling and accounting operations of the ALTEO Group and its affiliates, as well as the IT and office management disciplines.
He obtained his diplomas at the Budapest College of Commerce, Corvinus University and at Purdue University in the United States.
Mr. Kovács has been with ALTEO since March 2012.
Has more than 18 years of experience in investment analysis, acquisition and capital markets.
Graduated from the Faculty of Finance of the University of Economics of Budapest (now Corvinus University of Budapest) in 1993. After graduation he worked in the Corporate Finance Department of CAIB Értékpapír Rt. where he was involved in many IPO and acquisition advisory projects. From 1997, he was the Director heading the Corporate Finance Department at CAIB.
He was Investment Analysis Director at Wallis Zrt. from 2000 and then became Group Controlling Director in 2005. He was Director for Valuation & Modelling at the Financial Advisory Department of Deloitte Zrt. between April 2008 and March 2011.
Mr. Luczay is the Director of Wholesale Energy Trading and Virtual Power Plant Management
and a Member of the Executive Board. He has been with the Group since 2012.
Awarded his MSc in Engineering and MA in Engineering Economics from the University of Miskolc and his MBA from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. He also holds qualifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP)® and in D.P.H. and Risk Management (The Oxford Princeton Programme). He has a decade and a half of experience in energy system design, implementation and operation, from working for different companies engaged in multiple country activities.
Currently, he is the head of the business area responsible for the establishment, operation and development of ALTEO’s (Sinergy’s) Control Centre (Virtual Power Plant) and his responsibilities also include the product management of the company’s power plants and the successful performance of the sector in the competitive market. In addition to his managerial responsibilities, he is also working on developing and implementing an innovative operating model for the Control Centre and related energy trading activities and a comprehensive risk management programme for energy trade.
Part of the ALTEO Group (Sinergy) since 2003 in various management positions, with responsibility for the energy production business division.
He started his career in the chemical industry and then gained considerable experience in the field of commissioning, operation and maintenance of power plants.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Kandó Kálmán Polytechnic, an MBA from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics and earned his degree in Energy Management at Corvinus University.
Currently he is overseeing the economical, sustainable and safe operation of the ALTEO Group (Sinergy) portfolio facilities, managing the operation and maintenance branches (providing services to 24 establishments and leading close to 140 people).
He is responsible for maintaining the high standards of the energy services business activities and developing best practices to ensure the satisfaction of the Group’s internal and external customers.