Adam Marton was born in Hungary in 1934. Mathematician specialized in Statistics, his special interests are survey methodology sampling techniques, the problems of sampling and nonsampling errors, quality of data and small area estimation. He has published and lectured on these topics in Hungary, at the United Nations and also in other countries. In 1968, he was awarded the Ph.D. by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

He has been working for the Hungarian Central Statistical Office since 1958. Currently he is Head of the unified system of Household Surveys Section of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (C.S.O). He is responsible for the coordination and general methodological development of the household surveys carried out by the C.S.O.

He has been member and Hungarian representative of the Econometric Society since 1965, IASS member since 1984 and Regional Representative of the IASS since 1985.