Zoltán Széles obtained a degree in economics from the Szent István University of Gödöllő in 1996. He gained professional and management experience at the Budapest Fund Management Company and the K&H Securities Fund Management Company. He also worked as Supervisory Commissioner for the Hungarian Financial Supervisory Authority (PSZÁF). Between 2004 and 2006, he was Director General of Biggeorge’s–NV Property Investment Fund Management Company. While working for his own company, Unisource Ltd., he was responsible for the preparation, management and monitoring of R&D tendering projects co-financed by the Hungarian State and the European Union.