Project leader, Investor, Advisor, Developer, Matra Resort Senior living, Hungary
Dr Martin Zsarnoczky PhD sociologist-economist completed his economic studies (BSC) and university teacher program (MSC) at the Budapest Business School and the social studies program (BSC) of the Institute of Human Development at Kodolányi János University. He also studied short term at Wageningen University & Research and risk management at the Utwente University of Enschede in the Netherlands. He earned his doctoral PhD degree at Regional Sciences Doctoral School in the field of international medical and senior tourism. In the past decades, his research focus is life quality and well-being at later life what based partly his tourism experiences. He could utilize several decades of experience in the global hotel and tourism industry in quality-related inquiries of leisure time activities at companies like Princess Cruises, Marriott International Hotel and Intercontinental Hotels (IHG). His research efforts have been acclaimed by numerous international and domestic awards and recognitions. In 2018, he was chosen as one of the most promising, early carrier researcher by the European Commission and the Regional Studies Association in Brussels because of his findings concerning the senior model and the factors of success and happiness in old age. Due to his international success and achievements, he held a presentation as a key speaker at the prestigious fundraising gala of the New York Hungarian Scientific Society in New York City and received a life long high-level recognition. In addition to researching and teaching theory, he also works as an entrepreneur. He is a well-known expert in the specialities of the Central-European elderly care processes in the CEE region. He is busy developing the Matra Resort senior living and care homes in the Northern Hungary, which won the 3rd place at the Top Ten Regional Entrepreneur Competition in London at the special event organized by Emerging Europe and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). In Hungary, his achievements in ageing-related accessibility and the respective solutions were recognized by the Hungarian Society of Regional Sciences and the MEREK. (National Rehabilitation Centre for the Disabled People).