Dóra Zombori is a Partner at Dentons’ Budapest office. During her work, she provides strategic consulting for clients interested in the Central and Eastern European region in the field of energy and government relations. Prior to joining Dentons, Dóra served as the Deputy State Secretary for Energy Security at Hungary’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, where she led the country’s energy diplomacy during a particularly tense period of geopolitical uncertainty and disruptions, ensuring that the country maintained continued access to energy supplies. Prior to that she served as Ambassador-at-Large for Energy and Climate, during which she played a pivotal role in negotiating Hungary’s new long-term gas supply contract and building up the government’s climate diplomacy advocacy. Between April and November 2020 Dóra Zombori served as Chargé d’Affaires of the Hungarian Embassy in Washington, D.C. Earlier in her diplomatic career in Washington, D.C., her assignments at the Embassy included Deputy Chief of Mission and First Counselor for Energy and Political-Military affairs. She was also a Transatlantic Diplomatic Fellow at the United States Department of State from 2015 to 2016. Before her assignments in Washington, D.C., Dóra served in a variety of posts at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, including Head of the Energy Security Unit, Energy Policy Advisor and Energy Policy Coordinator. In recognition of her service, she has received numerous awards from Hungary’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade as well as a Certificate of Appreciation from the US Assistant Secretary of State.
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