Mr Sándor Fülöp was elected to become Hungary’s first Parliamentary Commissioner for Future Generations on 26 May 2008. Mr Fülöp holds a degree in law from the Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences (1982) and a degree in psychology (1987). Between 1984 and 1991 he has worked as a public prosecutor at the Metropolitan and the National Chief Prosecutor’s Office. Following a short period of private legal practice at the international law firm Ruttner and Partners (1993-1994) Mr Fülöp acted, until his election as Commissioner, as the director of Hungary’s principal non-profit environmental law firm: the Environmental Management and Law Association (EMLA). During his career at EMLA he has also held a number of international positions. He participated in the drafting of the 1998 UN ECE Convention on Access to Information, Access to Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (the Aarhus Convention). Between 2002 and 2008 he was a member of the Compliance Committee of the Aarhus Convention. Mr Fülöp has been a university lecturer on environmental law since 1997.