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Romania - Reînnoim Proiectul European al României (Romania)

Date of birth : , București

Curriculum vitae Dragoş PÎSLARU

Original version : RO

Curriculum vitae   (The MEP is solely responsible for the information published)

Updated: 02/03/2022

Education (qualifications and diplomas)

  • 10/2007-10/2013 : doctorate in economics – Romanian Academy of Sciences, National Institute of Economic Research (INCE)
  • 04/2006-06/2006 : public policy evaluation specialist, ‘Public Policies and Planning - Evaluation’ – course run under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance (PHARE project coordinated by GDSI – Ireland) and accredited by Galway National University, Ireland (NUIG)
  • 10/1999-09/2000 : Master of Science (MSc) in International Relations – London School of Economics and Political Science, London, Great Britain
  • 10/1998-10/1999 : postgraduate course in ‘In-depth studies in European integration’ – Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Faculty of International Economic Relations
  • 10/1994-09/1998 : degree in International Economics – Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Faculty of International Economic Relations

Professional career

  • 03/2017-05/2019 : partner – Innovation and Entrepreneurship Coordinator, Civitta Strategy&Consulting SA, part of the Civitta International Group
  • 12/2006-11/2015 : general manager, GEA Strategy&Consulting SA, Bucharest
  • 11/1998-09/2007 : university lecturer, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest
  • 06/2004-12/2006 : executive director, Applied Economics Group (GEA), Bucharest
  • 12/2000-06/2004 : associate researcher, Romanian Centre for Economic Policies (CEROPE), Bucharest

Political career

Offices held in a political party or national trade union

  • 10/2021-... : member of the national bureau of the Save Romania Union (USR)

Offices held in a national government

  • 04/2016-01/2017 : Minister for Labour, the Family, Social Welfare and the Elderly
  • 12/2015-04/2016 : State Adviser on Economic Affairs, Prime Minister’s Office, Romanian Government

Other activities

  • co-founder with the Larta Institute, California of the first Technological Innovation Accelerator – RICAP, with the support of the Romanian American Foundation (portal.larta.org/ricap)
  • 2015 : member of the Advisory Board of the Romanian Competition Council
  • member of the Romanian Economics Society (SOREC) (www.sorec.org.ro)
  • 2009-2011 : founder member of the Romanian Evaluation Association – EvalRom (www.evalrom.ro) and member of its board of directors
  • 2010-2011 : member of the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES)
  • Member of Team Europe 2006-2008 – European Commission/Romania
  • alumnus of the London School of Economics



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