Mr Péter Balázs was appointed European Coordinator for the North Sea - Mediterranean Corridor of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T) in 2014. Mr Balázs has previously been European Coordinator for the TEN-T Priority Project 17 (Paris-Bratislava). Mr Balázs was born on 5 December 1941, in Kecskemét, Hungary. He has been, among others, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Hungary (2009-2010), EU Commissioner for regional policy (2004), Permanent Representative of Hungary to the European Union (2003-2004) and Ambassador of Hungary in Berlin and Copenhagen. Péter Balázs is Professor at the Central European University.