Iuliu WINKLER : Curriculum vitae 

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Curriculum vitae (The MEP is solely responsible for the information published)  
Updated: 22/12/2015 

Education (qualifications and diplomas) 

  • 1988 : Degree in electronics and telecommunications from the Traian Vuia Polytechnic Institute, Timisoara
  • 2001 : Degree in finance and insurance from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Petrosani
  • 2003 : Graduate of the National Defence College of Romania
  • 1998 : Assembly of European Regions, Summer University/Training, Erfurt, Germany
  • 1998 : Centre for Entrepreneurs, Szombathely, Hungary – training course on regional marketing issues
  • 1997 : Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, Belfort, France – Programme for improving entrepreneurial skills
  • 1997 : Ecological University, Deva, Romania – postgraduate course in management and marketing in international economic affairs
  • 1995 : International Republican Institute (USA) – campaign training programme for political party youth leaders, Timisoara, Romania

Professional career 

  • 1996-1999 : S.C. REMONTIN Construcţii-Montaj S.R.L. Hunedoara, Development Director
  • 1993-1998 : BANAT-CRIŞANA, Private Property Fund, Delegate
  • 1988-1992 : IAMSAT Bucharest, Hunedoara Branch – engineer since 1990, coordinating metrologist and holder of a licence for nuclear activities

Political career 

Offices held in a political party or national trade union  
  • 2001 : President of RMDSZ (Romániai Magyar Demokrata Szövetség – Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania) – Hunedoara County Branch
  • 2000-2001 : Vice-President of RMDSZ – Hunedoara County Branch
  • 2000 : Member of RMDSZ’s Council of Representatives
  • 1991 : Member of RMDSZ
Offices held in local government bodies  
  • 1996-1999 : Member of Hunedoara County Council
Offices held in regional government bodies  
  • 1999-2000 : Deputy Prefect of Hunedora County
Offices held in a national parliament  
  • 2000-2004 : Member of the Parliament of Romania (Chamber of Deputies)
  • 2004 : Secretary of the Committee on Budget, Finance and Banking in the Parliament of Romania
Offices held in a national government  
  • 2004-2007 : Member of the Government of Romania – Minister for Trade in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Trade
  • 2007 : State Secretary for Foreign Trade
  • 2007 : Minister of Communications and Information Technology
Offices held in an international political party organisation or an international trade union organisation  
  • 2007 : Member of the EPP Group in the European Parliament
Offices held in the EU institutions  
  • 2007-... : Member of the European Parliament
Offices held in other European organisations  
  • 2014-... : Vice-Chair of the Committee on International Trade (INTA) in the European Parliament
Offices held in other international organisations  
  • 2012-2015 : Vice-President of SME Europe
  • 2015-... : First Vice-President of SME Europe

Other activities 

  • 2005-2007 : Eximbank Romania, Vice-President of the Interministerial Committee for Financing, Guarantees and Insurance
  • 2007-... : Member of the Romanian Chamber of Fiscal Advisers

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