Dr. Fruzsina M. Harsanyi is a consultant on public affairs, a Visiting Scholar at The American University, Director of the Global Government Relations Forum; and a member of the Advisory Board of the Meridian Global Leadership Institute. Her consulting practice focuses on the strategic role of public affairs in business, on international public affairs, and on public affairs as a leadership function.
She has 30 years experience managing the public affairs function for several U.S. and non-U.S. multinational corporations, including Tyco International Ltd. (Vice President, Global Public Affairs) and ABB Inc. (Sr. Vice President, Public Affairs and Corporate Communications). She has been on the faculty of the Corporate Public Affairs Institute in Melbourne, Australia for 20 years where she delivered the annual oration in 2010. Dr. Harsanyi has lectured on public affairs in the U.S. and abroad including at Georgetown University, Leeds University Business School in the United Kingdom, and the Asia Public Affairs Institute in Hong Kong. From 2009-2013, she was Sr. Advisor to the Public Affairs Council, Washington, D.C.