2018 Forum programme

Mr. Zoltán Hamar
Mr. Zoltán Hamar

Chief Technology Officer
Automotive Proving Ground Zala Ltd.


Zoltán HAMAR, graduated as M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering in 1998 at the Technical University Budapest.

Since then he worked for Knorr-Bremse Research and Development Hungary, initially as a Test Engineer, later as Head of the Test Department of electronic braking systems. He has almost 20 years of experience in vehicle testing at proving grounds all around Europe including the validation of connected and automated vehicle systems.

He is one of the initiators of the ZalaZone proving ground project in Hungary since 2008 and joined APZ (Automotive Proving Ground Zala Company) from the start in 2016 as Chief Technical Officer. From 2019 he leads the track operator organisation of Zalazone. Beside this he coordinates the automotive working group of the Hungarian Mobility Platform which has a connecting role between the industrial partners and the Hungarian government.