40 Notable alumni of
Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies

The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies is 1008th in the world, 350th in Europe, and 5th in Romania by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 40 notable alumni from the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Nicolae-Liviu Dragnea

    Nicolae-Liviu Dragnea
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    engineerdrummerpolitician
    Biography

    Liviu Nicolae Dragnea is a Romanian engineer and former politician. Starting his career in the Democratic Party (PD), he joined the Social Democratic Party (PSD), eventually becoming its leader. After holding several positions as Minister, he resigned from the cabinet in May 2015, following a conviction in a case involving electoral fraud, for which he received a two-year suspended sentence in April 2016.

  2. Corina Crețu

    Corina Crețu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomistjournalist
    Biography

    Corina Crețu is a Romanian politician and a former European Commissioner for Regional Policy. Crețu is a member of the Romanian PRO Romania and Member of the European Parliament (sitting with the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats). Between June 2014 and October 2014, she served as a Vice-President of the European Parliament.

  3. Mircea Geoană

    Mircea Geoană
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Dan Mircea Geoană is a Romanian politician and former ambassador who served as president of the upper chamber of the Romanian Parliament, the Senate from 20 December 2008 until he was revoked on 23 November 2011. From 21 April 2005 until 21 February 2010, he was the head of the Social Democratic Party (PSD, Romanian: Partidul Social Democrat), Romania's largest political party to this day. Furthermore, he was the candidate of the party for the position of President of Romania in the 2009 presidential election which he narrowly lost to Traian Băsescu.

  4. Mugur Isărescu

    Mugur Isărescu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politicianwinegroweruniversity teacherbusinesspersoneconomist
    Biography

    Constantin Mugur Isărescu is the Governor of the National Bank of Romania, a position he has been holding since September 1990, with the sole exception of a period of time of eleven months (16 November 1999 to 28 October 2000), during which he served as Prime Minister of Romania. In addition, he is also a member of the Romanian Academy.

  5. Raluca Turcan

    Raluca Turcan
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Raluca Turcan is a Romanian politician. A member of the National Liberal Party (PNL), she has been a member of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies for Sibiu County since 2004.

  6. Sevil Shhaideh

    Sevil Shhaideh
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies
    Studied in 1987
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Sevil Shhaideh is a Romanian economist, civil servant and politician. On 21 December 2016, she was proposed by the Social Democrats to be Prime minister of Romania, but was rejected by the president, Klaus Iohannis.

  7. Nicolae Văcăroiu

    Nicolae Văcăroiu
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    economistuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Nicolae Văcăroiu is a Romanian politician, member of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), who served as Prime Minister between 1992 and 1996. Before the 1989 Revolution he worked at the Committee for State Planning, together with Theodor Stolojan.

  8. Viorel Cataramă

    Viorel Cataramă
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Viorel Cataramă is a Romanian businessman and politician who founded the furniture manufacturer Elvila in 1990. In 2019, he founded the Liberal Right Party (DL) and ran on its behalf for the 2019 Romanian presidential election where he received a very modest result, thereby by failing to qualify to the second round by a tremendous margin.

  9. Theodor Stolojan

    Theodor Stolojan
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    economistuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Theodor Dumitru Stolojan is a Romanian politician who was Prime Minister of Romania from September 1991 to November 1992. An economist by training, he was also one of the presidents of the National Liberal Party (PNL) before being the founding leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (PLD) and then the Democratic Liberal Party (PDL). He was a Member of the European Parliament for Romania, representing the Democratic Liberal Party (PDL) and then the National Liberal Party (PNL; both EPP-ED-affiliated).

  10. Constantin Dăscălescu

    Constantin Dăscălescu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1923-2003 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Constantin Dăscălescu was a Romanian communist politician who served as Prime Minister of Romania (21 May 1982 – 22 December 1989) during the communist rule of Nicolae Ceaușescu until the Romanian Revolution.

  11. Rovana Plumb

    Rovana Plumb
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Rovana Plumb is a Romanian politician of the Social Democratic Party (PSD). She was appointed Minister of Environment and Forests (now Minister of Environment and Climate Change) on 7 May 2012. From 5 March 2014 to 9 November 2015, she was the Minister of Labor, Family, Social Protection and Elderly in the Government of Romania. In March 2015, Rovana Plumb was elected President of the National Council of PSD.

  12. Leonard Orban

    Leonard Orban
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    engineereconomistpolitician
    Biography

    Leonard Orban is a Romanian independent technocrat who served as the Commissioner for Multilingualism in the European Commission, the executive body of the European Union (EU). He was responsible for the EU language policy and was the first Romanian Commissioner and the first member of the Commission whose portfolio is exclusively multilingualism. His term of office began on 1 January 2007 and ended on 9 February 2010. With a background in engineering and economics, Orban has taken up various posts working for the accession of Romania to the European Union, most prominently as Deputy and later as Chief Negotiator for his country at the time of final negotiations with the European Union.

  13. Cristian Boureanu

    Cristian Boureanu
    Born in
    Zambia Flag Zambia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Cristian Alexandru Boureanu is a Romanian businessman and politician. A former member of the Democratic Liberal Party (PD-L), he was a member of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies for Argeș County from 2004 to 2012.

  14. Ilie Verdeț

    Ilie Verdeț
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1925-2001 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ilie Verdeț was a Romanian communist politician who served as Romania’s Prime Minister from 1979 to 1982.

  15. Varujan Vosganian

    Varujan Vosganian
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Enrolled in the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies
    Studied in 1982
    Occupations
    politicianmathematicianessayistwriterpoet
    Biography

    Varujan Vosganian is a Romanian politician, economist, essayist and poet of Armenian origin. Vosganian was Romania's Minister of Economy and Commerce (2006–2008) in the Tăriceanu cabinet and Minister of Economy in the Ponta cabinet (2012–2013). He is the President of The Union of Armenians in Romania (UAR, 1990–present) and the Prime-vice president of the Union of Writers in Romania (2005–present). His books have been translated into more than 20 languages.

  16. Darius Bogdan Vâlcov

    Darius Bogdan Vâlcov
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Darius Vâlcov is a Romanian politician who served as Minister of Finance, Mayor of Slatina and Senator.

  17. Siegfried Mureșan

    Siegfried Mureșan
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Siegfried Mureșan is a Romanian economist and politician, vice-president of the European People's Party (EPP) since November 2019, Vice-chair of the European People's Party Group (EPP Group) in the European Parliament and member of the National Liberal Party (PNL). He was elected as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Romania in 2014 and 2019.

  18. Anca Dragu

    Anca Dragu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Enrolled in the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies
    In 1996 graduated with bachelor's degree in finance
    In 2010 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in finance
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Anca Dana Paliu Dragu is a Romanian economist and politician. She was the former Minister of Public Finance and was the President of the Senate of Romania from 21 December 2020 until 23 November 2021. She is the first woman in the history of the Senate to hold this position.

  19. Nae Lăzărescu

    Nae Lăzărescu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1941-2013 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    television actorcomedian
    Biography

    Niculae Lăzărescu also known as Nae Lăzărescu was a Romanian television, stage and screen actor as well as a famous comedian.

  20. Șerban Huidu

    Șerban Huidu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Șerban Sebastian Huidu is a Romanian radio and TV star. He hosted, together with Mihai Găinușă, the morning show on Romanian radio station Kiss FM, and a weekly satire show (Cronica Cârcotaşilor) on the Romanian channel Prima TV.

  21. Ioan Mircea Pașcu

    Ioan Mircea Pașcu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ioan Mircea Pașcu is a Romanian politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Romania. He previously served Minister of Defense from 2000 to 2004. He is a member of the Social Democratic Party (PDSR/PSD), part of the Party of European Socialists.

  22. Eugen Ovidiu Chirovici

    Eugen Ovidiu Chirovici
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    economistjournalist
    Biography

    Eugen O. Chirovici is a Romanian author of suspense and crime. Before moving to United Kingdom, he published ten detective novels in his home country. He is best known for his first English novel, The Book of Mirrors.

  23. Lazăr Comănescu

    Lazăr Comănescu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    economistdiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Lazăr Comănescu is a Romanian diplomat. He was the foreign minister of Romania from 15 April 2008 until 22 December 2008. He was named Romania's ambassador to Germany in 2009. Since 17 November 2015 he has assumed the functions of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania.

  24. Daniel Dăianu

    Daniel Dăianu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    economistbankerpolitician
    Biography

    Daniel Dăianu is a Romanian economist, professor, and politician.

  25. Viorel Hrebenciuc

    Viorel Hrebenciuc
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Viorel Hrebenciuc is a Romanian politician and statistician. A member of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), he was also a member of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania for Bacău County from 1996 to 2014.

  26. Eugen Bejinariu

    Eugen Bejinariu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in commerce
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Eugen Bejinariu is a Romanian politician and member of the Social Democratic Party (PSD). He served as interim prime minister of Romania between 21 and 28 December 2004, when prime minister Adrian Năstase, who had just been defeated in presidential elections by Traian Băsescu, resigned and became President of the Chamber of Deputies.

  27. Ana-Claudia Țapardel

    Ana-Claudia Țapardel
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Claudia Țapardel is a Romanian Member of the European Parliament for the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D). Elected in May 2014, she is currently one of the youngest MEPs in the European Parliament.

  28. Dragoș Pîslaru

    Dragoș Pîslaru
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Enrolled in the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies
    Graduated with Bachelor of Economics
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Dragoș Pîslaru is a Romanian economist and politician of USR-PLUS who has been serving as a Member of the European Parliament since 2019. He also held the position of Minister of Labor, Family, Social Protection and the Elderly in the government of Prime Minister Dacian Cioloș from April 18, 2016, until January 4, 2017.

  29. Lucian Romașcanu

    Lucian Romașcanu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politicianmanager
    Biography

    Lucian Romașcanu is a Romanian politician, elected senator in 2016 in Buzău County on the lists of the Social Democratic Party (PSD). In 2017, he served as Minister of Culture in the government of Mihai Tudose.

  30. Morteza Saffari Natanzi

    Morteza Saffari Natanzi
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1956-2019 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Morteza Saffari Natanzi (Persian: مرتضی صفاری نطنزی, (27 April 1956 in Natanz – 26 June 2019) was an Iranian diplomat and politician who was representative of Natanz and Qamsar in the Parliament of Iran. He was a member of National Security and Foreign Policy Commission.

  31. Aurel Vainer

    Aurel Vainer
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1932-2021 (aged 89)
    Enrolled in the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies
    Studied in 1953
    Occupations
    economistresearcherpolitician
    Biography

    Aurel Vainer was a Romanian economist and politician. He was a leader of the Romanian Jewish community, and also the vice president of the Romanian Chamber of Commerce.

  32. Ionel-Sorin Moisă

    Ionel-Sorin Moisă
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ionel Sorin Moisa is an independent Romanian politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) during the 2014-2019 legislature. The Romanian press also floated his name as possible Prime Minister on several occasions.

  33. Matei-Agathon Dan

    Matei-Agathon Dan
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Matei-Agathon Dan is a Romanian economist and politician. A member of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), he was a member of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies for Bacău County from 1992 to 2004. In the Nicolae Văcăroiu cabinet, he was Tourism Minister from 1992 to 1996, and again held that office in the Adrian Năstase cabinet from December 2000 to June 2003, when responsibility for Tourism was assigned to Miron Mitrea.

  34. Vasile Patilineț

    Vasile Patilineț
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1923-1986 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Vasile Patilineț was a Romanian communist activist, politician and diplomat. A worker and native of the industrial Jiu Valley, he joined the Romanian Communist Party in 1945 and steadily rose through its ranks, entering the central committee a decade later. Subsequently, he became a close ally of Nicolae Ceaușescu, whose rise to power in 1965 he helped facilitate. A significant player in the early years of the latter's rule, he became steadily alarmed by the dictator's excesses and began plotting against him by the late 1970s. He was sent as ambassador to Turkey in 1980, and six years later, upon finishing his service at Ankara, was killed in a suspicious car accident.

  35. Cristian Dumitrescu

    Cristian Dumitrescu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    lawyereconomistpolitician
    Biography

    Cristian-Sorin Dumitrescu is a Romanian politician.

  36. Cosmin Marinescu

    Cosmin Marinescu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Cosmin-Ștefan Marinescu is a Romanian economist and professor of economics at the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies. On 22 December 2014, he was appointed Presidential Advisor on Economic and Social Policy to the President of Romania. Previously, he served as Advisor to the Romanian Minister of Economy, Trade and Business Environment (2012), and the Advisor to the Romanian Minister of Public Finance (2013). He is also the founder of the Centre for Economics and Liberty - ECOL, a Romanian non-profit educational and research initiative aiming to promote the principles of democracy and economic freedom.

  37. Florin-Alexandru Alexe

    Florin-Alexandru Alexe
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Florin-Alexandru Alexe is a Romanian economist and politician. He is currently a Member of Parliament, the President of PNL’s Sector 3 chapter, as well as the President of the National Liberal Youth, the youth organisation of the National Liberal Party (PNL). He served as City Councillor, first in the Local Council of Bucharest’s Sector 3, then in the General Council of Bucharest.

  38. Floros Konstantinou

    Floros Konstantinou
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1952-2018 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    economisthistorianpolitician
    Biography

    Floros Konstantinou was a Greek politician, historian and economist, who served as a Member of the Parliament and Deputy Minister of Agriculture with PASOK. He was a graduate of Political Sciences and a holder of two doctoral degrees, the first with the rural economy and the second in history of Hellenism in Romania.

  39. Ahmed Ould Teguedi

    Ahmed Ould Teguedi
    Born in
    Mauritania Flag Mauritania
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Ahmed Ould Teguedi is a Mauritanian diplomat. He was Mauritania's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation between 2013 and 2015.

  40. Margarida Rosa da Silva Izata

    Margarida Rosa da Silva Izata
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Margarida Rosa da Silva Izata is an Angolan ambassador to the United Nations.