Motto: To provide the highest possible performance and have a tireless pursuit to reach the inaccessible perfection – this is my motto in my professional life
Dr. Lívia Pavlik is an Associate Professor, and since 2014, she has been the Chancellor of Corvinus University of Budapest. As of 2018, based on appointment of the Minister of Innovation and Technology, she has been responsible for the transformation of the first public university Corvinus to become a private institution. In addition, she has served as a Minister of Innovation and Technology appointee with a portfolio to responsible for the operational and legal model change of the Hungarian Higher Education Institutions.
She earned her M.Sc. degree in 1993 in Accounting at the Budapest University of Economics. In 2002, she received her Ph.D. in Management and Business Administration at the same institution.
In 2003, Dr. Pavlik became a Certified Public Accountant and she has gained extensive experience in the business world as a CPA.
In the first part of her academic career, Dr. Pavlik’s main research area was international accounting, especially the deferred tax accounting based on the International Financial Reporting Standards. Later, her research activity focused on management accounting with special emphasis on cost accounting methods.
Recently, as an expert of higher education, she has been publishing and providing consultancy work in the area of cost-accounting of higher education activities, transformation of Higher Education Institutions as well as she has been involved with setting up management information systems.
In 2008, Dr. Pavlik began a new chapter in her professional career as she was appointed to be the Vice-Dean for Corvinus Business School, where her main duties included economic affairs. Later in 2013, she became the Campus Director of the university and at the end of the same year, she was appointed to hold the CFO position, and since 2014, she has been the Chancellor of Corvinus.
Furthermore, as the president or member of supervisory boards, Dr. Pavlik is involved with helping the activities of various nonprofit organizations in Hungary.