Daniela Șerban

President of the Board of Directors

Daniela Șerban has driven the project to set up the Romanian Investor Relations Association (ARIR) and is currently the ARIR President. She is a financial and communications professional with experience in consultancy, financial institutions and media. Daniela managed the Investor Relations and Public Relations Department at the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) during 2015-2017 and held various other positions within BVB since 2010. During her term, Biznis Polska awarded BVB for the Best IR Department in CEE in September 2017. As IR professional, Daniela met institutional investors and was involved in organising events in London, New York, Tokyo, Warsaw, Prague, and Budapest.

Ana – Maria Imbrea

Vice President of the Board of Directors

Ana-Maria Imbrea is the Director of Investor and Corporate Relations Department at ALRO , one of the largest vertically integrated aluminium producers in Europe, measured by production capacity and listed on Bucharest Stock Exchange since 1997 (BSE ticker: ALR). During her term, ALRO received from Financial Intelligence the award “Excellence in investors communication” in December 2019 and the Company obtained 9.5 points (out of 10) in January 2020 within VEKTOR evaluation, a newly-market index positioning ALRO as one of the Bucharest Stock Exchange top performers.

Ana-Maria Imbrea is an experienced professional in investor relations, finance, reporting, governance and communication with more than 15 years of experience and has proven success leading multiple projects involving multi-cultural teams with diverse areas of expertise. Previous roles include working in consultancy and audit within Big Four companies, such as KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers Romania.

Since 2014, she holds the Certificate in Investor Relations obtained from the Investor Relations Society, UK and she is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK having obtained the ACCA Certification in 2012. Ana-Maria Imbrea graduated from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest where she majored in Finance & Banking and has also obtained a Master degree in European Public Governance.

Ioan Șumandea-Simionescu

Vice President of the Board of Directors

Ioan Șumandea-Simionescu is currently Expert Head of Corporate Governance and Capital Markets Office within Banca Transilvania . Ioan has significant practical experience in the field of corporate governance in the financial and capital market sectors. Also, Ioan has a vast legal experience in the field of banking law, commercial law and capital market law, participating and providing legal support in numerous projects within Banca Transilvania Financial Group, both in Romania and abroad.

Ioan is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law at Babeș-Bolyai University and a member of the Center for Company Law & Corporate Governance (UBB).

Adrian Tănase

Member of the Board of Directors

Adrian Tănase is currently the CEO of the Bucharest Stock Exchange a position he has occupied since January 2018, and has a career of over 20 years in equity portfolio management. Prior to taking up this position, Adrian was the Chief Investment Officer for 5 years at NN Pensii, the largest Romanian private pension fund, and CEO at ING Asset Management, Bucharest Branch for 2 years. He is a member of the CFA Institute since 2009.

Monica Ivan

Member of the Board of Directors

Monica Ivan is the CEO of BRK Financial Group, holding this position since 2019. She has an experience of over 25 years on the Romanian capital market, holding management positions in financial investment services companies, such as: Delta Valori Mobiliare and SSIF Blue Rock Financial Services, and within some capital market institutions, among which: Depozitarul Sibex, Casa Română de Compensație, Fondul de Compensare a Investitorilor și Bursa Monetar-Financiar și de Mărfuri Sibiu.

Coordinating the Investor Relations function within BRK, she has significantly contributed to the implementation of best practices in the relation with investors and in this mandate, she aims to expand the membership base by promoting ARIR among issuers and potential issuers.

Tony Romani

Member of the Board of Directors

Tony Romani is currently State Secretary at Prime Minister’s Office with responsibilities for debureaucratization and simplification, a position he has occupied since February 2020. Tony has extensive experience in the private sector, working in the capital markets sector for over 15 years and being involved in complex transactions in various industries and geographies.

Over the last 15 years, Tony has worked in the US, UK and Romania for audit and consulting companies (PwC and EY), serving Goldman Sachs, AIG Financial Products, Cerberus Capital Management, Pinebridge Investments and others. Tony also worked for the brokerage firms Freeman & Co. in New York and Silkroute Financial in London, as well as for Morgan Stanley, and UBS.