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Professional journalist with over 28 years of experience and currently the director of the Communication and Financial Education Department of ASF. Editorial director of the magazine of economic opinions, studies and analyses “Economistul”, he was editorial director of the daily “Jurnalul” and of the website www.clubeconomic.ro. He made the series of economic-financial education programs „Jurnalul de Economie” on Antena 3. He was the first editor-in-chief and then development director, executive director and general manager of The Money Channel television station (2006-2012). He was the initiator and made the series of ProfitLive shows and the “Back in Business with Daniel Apostol” broadcast debates by Profit.ro TV.
He served as External Affairs Director of FPPG (since January 2019) after being Secretary General of ROPEPCA (2015-2018). He is vice-president of the Association for Economic-Social Studies and Forecasts (ASPES), member of the Romanian Association for Energy and Economy, and honorary member of the Romanian Red Cross Society.
Entrepreneur and senior partner in the company founded in 2003, where he worked as a senior Communication Advisor and media relations consultant for various business partners in the corporate and entrepreneurial environment. He holds the certification of trainer, trainer in communication, journalism and media relations with 20 years of experience.
He holds an MBA degree obtained in 2006, within the Romanian-Canadian ASE Bucharest program.
Mr. Paul Ichim has more than 20 years of expertise as manager in public and private finance. He started his finance career in 2000 with the Ministry of Finance as State Secretary’ advisor and evolved up to State Secretary position. Later on, he worked more than 4 years with ING Romania as Corporate Branch Director and Head of Financial Institutions and Securities Services. In 2009 he was appointed as Deputy CEO with Eximbank Romania, position he held for more than 10 years and since April 2020 has been part of Nuclearelectrica team as CFO.
Alina Popa graduated from Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Faculty of Accounting and Information Systems and is a member of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). She started her career at Deloitte Audit Romania. Alina Popa joined OMV Petrom in 2006 and has held leadership positions in finance functions, coordinating important projects in the financial field. Between 2015 and 2019, she has been the General Manager and President of the Board of Directors of OMV Petrom Global Solutions, the Shared Service Center of OMV Group.
She was appointed Chief Financial Officer and member of the OMV Petrom Executive Board as of April 17, 2019.
Dr Gerrit Fey, Head of Capital Markets Department at Deutsches Aktieninstitut & Co-Head of the Capital Markets Union working group at EuropeanIssuers
As Head of the Capital Markets Department at Deutsches Aktieninstitut Gerrit Fey analyses and comments on transparency and compliance obligations of listed companies as well as the impact of capital market rules on the availability of instruments for management of companies’ interest-rate, exchange and commodity price risks. Among other initiatives he has covered the EU Transparency Directive, the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Capital Markets Union project.
Eugen Comendant has been Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Group starting June 2019. Mr. Comendant has over 10 years management experience in Western Europe and Middle East. Previously held positions were Marketing and Sales Director with Virgin Mobile Middle East and Africa based in Oman, and European Director of Mobile & Triple-Play division with ACN Europe based in the Netherlands. Mr. Comendant is a Dutch national, holds a BBA degree from HES Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, and speaks English, Romanian, French, Russian and Dutch.
Adina Ardeleanu, membru fondator FinancialIntelligence.ro, are o experiență de peste 12 ani în jurnalism economic. Ea a debutat, în 2006. De-a lungul carierei, Adina a fost premiată pentru articolele dedicate pieței de capital, atât de Asociația Brokerilor din România, cât și de Bursa de Valori din Polonia. Absolventă de ASE, Adina a urmat cursuri de jurnalism economic ținute de Thomson Reuters, la Londra și Frankfurt, dar și de The Fund for American Studies (TFAS), la Praga.
Tatyana Panova is the Head of the Capital Markets Union Unit in DG FISMA. Prior to this, Tatyana headed another unit in DG FISMA and served in the private office of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis where she was responsible for Capital Markets Union, securities markets, asset management, insurance, free movement of capital and competition. Before joining the Cabinet, Tatyana was a Deputy Head of the Securities Unit in DG FISMA. In her previous jobs, Tatyana coordinated the preparation of ECOFIN, COREPER II and Economic and Financial Committee in DG MARKT and managed aviation anti-trust cases in DG COMP. Tatyana is a trained economist with specialisation in financial services.
John was the General Manager and an executive director of the Board of the UK’s Investor Relations (IR) Society from 2012 to 2018. On joining the IR Society, which works in partnership with other IR associations, including MEIRA, John led IR training for the International Certificate in IR (ICIR) in Chile, Indonesia, Japan, Nigeria, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey and the UK, as well as for the Certified IR Officer (CIRO) in the Middle East. From 2016 to 2018, John lectured at the University of Liverpool in London on the MSc in Strategic Communication programme for the IR module which he created. In 2018, John was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the UK’s IR Society in recognition of his services to IR.
Prior to this, John spent 11 years at the Singapore Exchange where he was Senior Vice President and responsible for investor relations, among other roles in corporate strategy and communications. He established and ran the IR Professionals Association of Singapore from 2006 to 2008, is a multiple IR award winner and he created and taught an IR course at the Singapore Management University from 2009 to 2012.
John was trained as a banker. He spent 15 years in Asia and Europe in corporate finance and equity capital markets. He worked for Barclays Bank as International Manager, Hoare Govett Asia as Senior Manager and Head of Corporate Finance, ABN Amro Rothschild as Assistant Director – Equity Capital Markets, Asia and at BNP Paribas as Director – Equity Capital Markets, Asia and Australasia.
John has a BA (Hons) degree, Diplomas in Banking (ACIB) and Marketing (ACIM) and MBA degree. John has lived and worked in Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, Jakarta, London and Singapore.
Javier Manzanares is the Deputy Executive Director at the Green Climate Fund (GCF) based in Incheon, Republic of Korea. He previously served as GCF’s Chief Financial Officer and Director of Support Services, when he joined the Fund in 2014. GCF is a new multilateral fund created to make significant and ambitious contribution to the global efforts towards attaining the goals set by the international community to combat climate change. GCF seeks to promote the paradigm shift towards low-emission and climate-resilient development pathways by providing support to developing countries to limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to adapt to the impacts of climate change.
Prior to that, he was Director and Representative of UNOPS in the MERCOSUR region, based in Argentina. He was formerly Division Manager of Investment and Development Banking at the Central American Bank for Economic Integration. Javier also worked as the Executive VP for two privately held banks of Grupo Fierro. His career in banking and finance began with Banco Santander/BSCH in the United States, Hong Kong and Japan.
Javier holds a dual MBA from Northwestern University / Kellogg (USA), an EMBA from Hong Kong University of Sciences & Technology (China) and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at INHA University in South Korea.
Mircea Preda is currently Head of International Relations and EU Affairs – S.N. Nuclearelectrica S.A.
Project management and sales executive with over 12 years of experience leading business development, revenue generation, and marketing strategy within large, multinational organizations. Extensive international background with experience developing business opportunities and expanding operations in the United States, Europe and South America.
Manages the company’s interfaces with the organizations responsible for developing and implementing relevant international policies and strategies (DGENER, DG ECFIN, DG COMP, ESA, European Commission, European Parliament, etc.) for the Company’s major investment projects such as Cernavoda NPP Units 3&4 and Cernavoda Tritium Removal Facility (CTRF).
Liaison to the relevant governmental and international bodies and agencies, regulators and Governmental staff to meet the company’s policy objectives in the field of European and International affairs and responsible for the company’s external relations and international cooperation policies and the monitoring of their application.
Dorian is a member of the public policy team of Issue Monitoring.
Dorian has worked in the IT and was also referent in the Romanian Parliament. As a parliamentary referent, Dorian worked with the Foreign Policy Commission of the Chamber of Deputies, and afterwards he collaborated with the Romanian-Turkmenistan Chamber of Commerce holding the position of analyst of open source information.
Diana Ispas, Partner at Bondoc & Asociatii, is a lawyer with + 15 years of experience focusing on banking & capital markets financing (both bank syndicated and bilateral lending and corporate and municipal bond issues), public M&A, regulatory advice on the full spectrum of the financial services legislation (payment services, e-money, insurance, pension funds), as well as corporate governance. Diana is an active contributor to the improvement of the current legislative framework especially in the banking, capital markets and investment funds industry.
Diana has been constantly ranked over the past years as Leading Lawyer in Banking, Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions (IFLR 1000 Financial & Corporate, 2015 – 2020) being considered by independent reviewers as „pragmatic and solution-oriented,” with „good negotiation skills.” (Chambers & Partners, 2018).
Diana Holds an LLM, DEA International Economic Law, University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, France.
Marian Năstase is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Remuneration & Nominations Committee within ALRO, one of the largest vertically integrated aluminium
producers in Europe, measured by production capacity.
Marian Năstase graduated from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest where he majored in foreign trade. Mr. Năstase has extensive experience in financial consulting and audit.
He has worked at Deloitte & Touche in Romania, amongst other financial services firms.
In 2002, Marian Năstase joined ALRO as the Executive Director in charge of all financial affairs of the Company. Mr. Năstase was subsequently appointed as Vimetco Country Manager
Romania and his current mandate covers all Vimetco Group operations in aluminium, alumina and natural gas in the country.
Finance student and active member of the student community Econosofia.Alexandru discovered his passion for economic policies and responsible investments since high
school, when he participated in the National Economics Olympiad.
Today, through the community he represents, is actively involved in the development of financial education and social responsibility among students.
Andrew is Professor of Governance and Strategic Leadership at the UK's Henley Business
School, and also an Emeritus Professor of International Management Development at Cranfield
University's School of Management.
He is completing a major million global study of boardroom effectiveness and governance
practice, with the participation of a number of governments and social organisations such as
charities, sports and health. He also has undertaken the biggest examination of the functioning of
the British government since 1854.
His top team database covers 43 nations and many thousands of private and public sector
He holds a number of international Visiting Professorships and Fellowships and has published 45
books, over 230 articles and 18 monographs.
Andrew has been made one of the select few life long members of Thinkers50, the listing of the
world's top 50 business and policy thinkers
The Romanian entrepreneur Corneliu Bodea is a shareholder of the international ABBC Group and CEO
of Adrem. A brand with over 25 years of history on the Romanian market, Adrem consists of companies
active in the energy industry. Corneliu extended his engineering education with management studies
and an MBA from the Open University, UK.
Since 2014, Corneliu Bodea was elected President of the Romanian Energy Center (CRE), a non-
governmental organization which activates in the energy industry, effective both in Romania and
Brussels. CRE represents the interests of the main stakeholders on the Romanian energy market and
facilitates communication with their corresponding European interlocutors, while also providing an
European platform for dialogue for the energy industry.
With significant experience in the energy industry, in managing complex projects and over 1000
employees, Corneliu is very committed to supporting and contributing to all initiatives that foster the
Romanian entrepreneurial environment. He believes that vision, alongside long-term strategic thinking
and expertise determines business and social success.
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. Since 2010, during 7 years at the national stock exchange, she represented the Romanian capital markets in front of foreign investors around the world and led some of the largest financial education campaigns. Shifting from the finance and consultancy world to the NGOs world in 2018, she has driven and supported numerous other initiatives and causes in areas of transparency and corporate governance, circular economy and children with special needs. She has a BA in Finance, a Master in Corporate Finance and is a PhD student and lecturer of Financial Markets at the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies.
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.
Amani Korayeim is the All-EMEA Director for Sales and Product Development of lnstitutional lnvestor and Extel Research. She oversees key client relationships, strategic partnerships and the launch of new research products as well as the expansion into new markets. She works closely with IR and executive management teams, running capability assessment workshops to help inform and drive IR outreach strategies. Amani has spent the last 8 years in the IR space and speaks regularly at IR society events focused on global trends in IR, outreach optimisation and the impact of new regulations. She obtained the Certificate of Investor Relations (CIR) from the UKIRS and graduated from the University of London with a BSc in Economics & Politics.
Alexandru Stânean joined the TeraPlast Team in 2007, occupying, over time, different positions within the TeraPlast Group, such as Deputy General Manager, Director of Operations, in charge of external development. In 2008, he was part of the team responsible for TeraPlast’s IPO. Currently, Mr. Stânean is Chief Executive Officer of TeraPlast, in his second term.
Narcisa Oprea is Partner at Schoenherr Bucharest, where she heads the Capital Markets Group since 2008, when she joined the firm. Previously, she was Head of Legal at the Bucharest Stock Exchange and coordinated the capital markets practice at a Romanian law firm. In her +20 years of experience, Narcisa advised on some of the largest equity and debt capital markets projects in Romania. Narcisa has had a significant contribution to changing the local capital markets legal framework so that it is better aligned with international standards. She also contributed to the OECD White Paper on Corporate Governance in South East Europe and acted as OECD rapporteur on implementation of the OECD Corporate Governance Principles in Romania.
Corina Popescu is a top executive with an impressive experience in the field of electricity and natural gas. Starting with 1 February 2019, Corina Popescu is the CEO of Electrica, after holding the interim position as CEO of the company and after being the CEO of Societatea de Distribuție a Energiei Electrice Muntenia Nord, part of Electrica Group. Since 2007, Corina Popescu has worked in the private sector, holding important positions in E.ON Romania Group and OMV Group.
Additionally, between December 2015 and February 2017, Corina Popescu held the position of State Secretary within the Ministry of Energy, period during which she was also a member of Electrica’s Board of Directors. Starting with 1 May 2017, she was appointed in Transelectrica’s Directorate, and during June 2017 – April 2018 she was Transelectrica’s Directorate President.
Andreia is leading the South Eastern European office of the largest and fastest growing international business and accountancy association. She established the office in March 2006, in Bucharest and is now responsible for ACCA’s activities in Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Macedonia and Moldova. Her previous position was with the Body of Expert and Licensed Accountants of Romania, as Manager of the International Relations Department. She has eight years of academic accounting training and more than 20 years work experience with professional accountancy bodies at national, regional and international level. She is a Project Management Professional and holds an MSC in Marketing.
Olivier joined Invoke Software in 2010 as a Professional Services Consultant and is now heading the UK office. Hundreds of companies in Europe relied on his assistance over the past decade in order to comply with financial regulations but also on his expertise in advising companies on how to implement XBRL technology software.
Mihaela is the Founder and Managing Partner of INNOVA Project Consulting, a sustainable development consultancy company established in 2013. Mihaela has 15 years of business management experience both within public and private organizations. Within INNOVA, Mihaela has coordinated various consultancy contracts regarding the sustainability integration and the realization of Non-Financial and Sustainability Reports according to the GRI – Global Reporting Initiative Standards and EU Directive no. 95/2014 for different important companies in Romania.
Gaetano Casale is the Founder and Managing Partner of INNOVA Project Consulting, a Romanian consultancy company specialized in providing sustainability services. He has an extensive experience in the development of consultancy projects regarding the integration and reporting of sustainability issues in private organizations at international level in different sector of activities. He has also conducted two important research studies: Italians and Sustainable Development (2008) and Sustainability in Private Organizations – the role of HR Manager (2009).
Răzvan Butucaru is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and of the Chamber of Financial Auditors of Romania (CAFR).
As partner in Mazars Romania, Razvan is coordinating the financial services group as well as the advisory services including IT advisory, regulatory and risk management consulting.
He has significant experience accumulated during various audit, assurance and financial advisory engagements. His clients’ portfolio covers a wide range of industries from the financial services sector having worked on various projects with banks, insurance companies, pension funds and regulatory institutions.
He has particular expertise in the internal audit, internal control and risk management areas and in-depth knowledge in assessing key operational and financial processes, identifying risks and mitigating controls and increase operational and financial efficiency.