Ľudovít Ódor is a Slovak economist and politician. He has been Prime Minister of Slovakia since 15 May 2023, heading a technocratic cabinet. Until his appointment, he served as Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) from 2018. Previously, he worked as economist in both private and publics sphere. Between 1999-2001 as Financial Markets Analyst at Československá obchodná banka and 2001-2003 as Economist at the Slovak Rating Agency. Between 2003-2005 he served as Chief Economist at the Ministry of Finance and Director of the Ministry’s Institute for Financial Policy. Between 2006-2010 he was a Member of the NBS Bank Board and Executive Director for Research and in 2010-2012 as the Adviser to the Slovak Prime Minister and to the Slovak Finance Minister.
From 2012 to 2018 he was a Member of the Council for Budget Responsibility and 2015-2017 he served as the Vice-Chair of the Network of European Union Independent Fiscal Institutions. From 2017 he was a Member of the Supervisory Board of Slovenská sporiteľňa until his appointment as the Deputy Governor of NBS. Since 2016, he is a visiting professor at the Central European University (CEU). He is married and the father of two children.