About Us

The Team

 

H.E. Mrs Luminița Teodora ODOBESCU
Ambassador, Permanent representative to the EU
COREPER II

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.640
E-mail: bru@rpro.eu     

 

Mr Cosmin BOIANGIU
Deputy Permanent Representative
COREPER I

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.650
E-mail: secretariat.coreper1@rpro.eu

 

Mr Călin STOICA
PSC Permanent representative

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.460
E-mail: secretariat.cops@rpro.eu

 

COORDINATION
 

Șerban BREBENEL

ANTICI, coordination COREPER II

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.603
E-mail: serban.brebenel@rpro.eu 


Alexandra MARDALE
Mertens, coordination COREPER I, Trainees coordinator

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.103
E-mail: alexandra.mardale@rpro.eu  
 
Luana LEOVEANU
Nicolaidis/Coordination COPS

Tél: +32(0)2-7000.214
E-mail : luana.leoveanu@rpro.eu

 

PRESS AND COMUNICATION

 

Mihaela POP
Spokesperson

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.612
E-mail: mihaela.pop@rpro.eu

 

Raluca-Elena CĂLIN
Transparency and access to documents

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.313
E-mail: raluca.calin@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND INTER-INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONS
 

Head of Unit

Simona STÎNGĂ

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.308
E-mail: simona.stinga@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: LEGAL AFFAIRS
 

Raluca-Elena CĂLIN
Legal aspects

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.313
E-mail: raluca.calin@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: FOREIGN POLICY, SECURITY AND DEFENSE  
 

Călin STOICA
PSC Permanent Representative

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.601
E-mail: calin.stoica@rpro.eu
 

Members of the Unit:

Vlad IONESCU
Deputy PSC Permanent Representative
CIVCOM; CSDP/FSJ; EU Global Strategy; CSDP Horizontal issues; UN – security dimension; resilience; hybrid threats; cyber security

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.512
E-mail: vlad.ionescu@rpro.eu

 

Luana LEOVEANU
Nicolaidis - PSC Coordination

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.​214
E-mail: luana.leoveanu@rpro.eu

 

Alina BĂBEANU
COEST (Republic of Moldova, Rusia, Ukraine)

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.514
E-mail: alina.babeanu@rpro.eu

 

Oana CĂMĂȘOIU
African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States (ACP)
Africa (COAFR) 

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.517
E-mail: oana.camasoiu@rpro.eu

 

Decebal CIOBĂNIȚĂ
European Defence Agency (EDA); SatCen; EU-NATO Capability Group; European Defence Fund (EDF)

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.509
E-mail: decebal.ciobanita@rpro.eu

 

Diana CLIVETI
Asia-Oceania (COASI); COWEB

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.503
E-mail: diana.cliveti@rpro.eu

 

Mihai IANCU
International energy policies

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.267
E-mail: mihai.iancu@rpro.eu

 

Oana Maria MATEI
International Cooperation for Development (CODEV); Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI)

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.550
E-mail: oana.matei@rpro.eu

 

Călin MITRI
Mashreq - Maghreb (MaMa/COMAG/COMEP); Middle East – Gulf (MoG/COMEM); Southern Dimension (PEV); Union for the Mediterranean

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.502
E-mail: calin.mitri@rpro.eu

 

Radu Mihai ȘERBĂNESCU
Restrictive measures to combat terrorism (COMET); External relations (RELEX); RELEX - Sanctions

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.340
E-mail: radu.serbanescu@rpro.eu

 

Răzvan STAICU
Counterterrorism – external aspects (COTER); Asymmetric threats

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.500
E-mail: razvan.staicu@rpro.eu

 

 Laria STOIAN
CSDP - politico-military aspects/ PMG; EU-NATO cooperation

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.501
E-mail: laria.stoian@rpro.eu

 

Irina TICĂ-DIACONU
Transatlantic relations (COTRA); Black Sea; Counterterrorism – external aspects (COTER)

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.507
E-mail: irina.tica-diaconu@rpro.eu

 

Dan BĂBEANU
EU Human Resources Policy

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.423
E-mail: dan.babeanu@rpro.eu

 

Iustin SUDITU
Human rights (COHOM), minorities; The relationship with Universities, NGOs/Think thanks; Policies and mechanisms for cooperation on renewable energy sources.

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.406
E-mail: iustin.suditu@rpro.eu

 

Bogdan-Adrian ȘTEFĂNESCU
Council Security Committee – Information Assurance (CSC-IA), Coordination Committee for Communication and Information Systems (CCCIS), Security Accreditation Board (SAP)

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.477
E-mail: bogdan.stefanescu@rpro.eu

 

Daniel BARA
Council Security Committee – Information Assurance (CSC-IA), Coordination Committee for Communication and Information Systems (CCCIS), Security Accreditation Board (SAP)

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.153
E-mail: daniel.bara@rpro.eu

 

Valentin NEDELCU
Council Security Committee – Information Assurance (CSC-IA), Coordination Committee for Communication and Information Systems (CCCIS), Security Accreditation Board (SAP)

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.261
E-mail: valentin.nedelcu@rpro.eu

 

MILITARY REPRESENTATION TO EU
 

Captain (Navy) Radu-Remus SCURTU
Strategies and Policies; the EU Military Committee (EUMC);

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.508
E-mail: remus.scurtu@rpro.eu

 

Lieutenant-colonel Cătălin SUSANU
Capabilities Development; Military Capabilities EU Military Committee Working Group / Headline Task Force (EUMC WG / HTF)

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.510
E-mail: catalin.susanu@rpro.eu

 

Major Mihăiță ROȘIANU
Concepts, Training and Exercises; the EU Military Committee Working Group (EUMC WG);

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.575
E-mail: mihaita.rosianu@rpro.eu

 

Captain (A) Robert STANCIU
Operations and Missions; the EU Military Committee Working Group

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.520
E-mail: robert.stanciu@rpro.eu

 

Chief Petty Officer Mihai GHIŢĂ
Secretariat and registry

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.572
E-mail: mihai.ghita@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: BREXIT


Clara STAICU
Brexit – coordination

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.213
E-mail: clara.staicu@rpro.eu

 

Raluca-Elena CĂLIN
Brexit

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.313
E-mail: raluca.calin@rpro.eu


UNIT: COHESION POLICY


Head of Unit

Călin CHIRA
Cohesion policy of the EU, InvestEU, The EEA and Norway Grants

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.314
E-mail: calin.chira@rpro.eu
 

Members of the Unit:

Delia IONICĂ
EU Cohesion Policy, Cohesion Fund (CF), Connecting Europe Facility (CEF)

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.427
E-mail: delia.ionica@rpro.eu

 

Alin STĂNESCU
Cohesion policy of the EU, EU macro-regional strategies, European Social Fund (ESF), public procurement

Tel:+32(0)2-7000.442
E-mail: alin.stanescu@rpro.eu

 

Cătălin George CONSTANTIN
Liaison with regional and local representation offices in Brussels, Committee of the Regions

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.129
E-mail: catalin.constantin@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: JUSTICE

 

Head of Unit

Nicolin Mugurel CHIVU, LL.M
Coordination Justice, Civil Law, Company Law,  Justice Scoreboard, CATS (Justice)

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.321
E-mail: mugurel.chivu@rpro.eu

 

Members of the Unit:

Gabriela FIERBINȚEANU
Civil Law, Company Law,  JAI-RELEX (Justice), draft directive on whisleblowers,  MFF – Justice and MFF – Rights and Values

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.282
E-mail: gabriela.fierbinteanu@rpro.eu 

 

Lucian-Petru DOBROGEANU
Criminal justice, Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters (COPEN), European Judicial Network (in criminal matters), Eurojust; EPPO; Data Retention; e-Justice; Data protection (DAPIX), CATS (Justice); Criminal Law (DROIPEN);

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.124
E-mail: lucian.dobrogeanu@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: HOME AFFAIRS


Head of Unit

Raluca-Claudia SEUCAN
Home Affairs Coordinator, Police cooperation, COSI, CATS (home affairs), LEWP, GENVAL (home affairs), Schengen Enlargement

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.422
E-mail: raluca.seucan@rpro.eu

 

Members of the Unit:

Adrian-Ștefan AILENEI
JHA financial instruments, back-up Asylum/Migration

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.402
E-mail: adrian.ailenei@rpro.eu  

 

Mihaela Sonia CAPĂTĂ
Schengen Governance, SIS/SIRENE; border management; the regime of breeder, identity and travel documents; free movement of persons

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.401
E-mail: sonia.capata@rpro.eu

 

Cristian MANEA
DAPIX (information exchange, interoperability), Drugs (policy), Hybrid Threats, Civil protection, IPCR

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.201
E-mail: cristian.manea@rpro.eu

 

Irina MARIN
VISA, JAIEX

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.238
e-mail irina.marin@rpro.eu

 

Andreea RĂDUȚU
Countering terrorism – internal aspects

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.306
E-mail: andreea.radutu@rpro.eu

 

Claudia VIȘOIU
Asylum and migration, SCIFA, HLWG, IMEX Expulsion, JAIEX

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.412
E-mail: claudia.visoiu@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: TRANSPORT, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY

 

Head of Unit

Ioan Alexandru POGEA
Internal Energy Market, external relations, Connecting Europe Facility

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.212
E-mail: ioan.pogea@rpro.eu

 

Members of the Unit:

Roxana BANU
Atomic Questions

Tel: ++32(0)2-7000.307
E-mail: roxana.banu@rpro.eu

 

Cristina MORTU
Aviation, Galileo, Intermodal issues and networks, CEF

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.209
E-mail: cristina.mortu@rpro.eu

 

Ana-Maria SÂMBOTIN
Shipping and Inland Waterways, Integrated Maritime Policy, EU Maritime Security Strategy

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.219
E-mail: ana.sambotin@rpro.eu

 

Mircea IONESCU
Land Transport, Intermodal issues and networks

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.317
E-mail: mircea.ionescu@rpro.eu

 

Ramona NIȚĂ, PhD
Telecommunications, Information Society, Cyber Security, Postal Services, Digital Single Market

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.319
E-mail: ramona.nita@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS

 

Head of Unit

Marius SPIRIDON
ECOFIN coordination; economic policies coordination; Economic and Monetary Union

Tel: +32(0)2-7000-565
E-mail: marius.spiridon@rpro.eu

 

Members of the Unit:

Adrian PETICILĂ
Annual budget, Multiannual Financial Framework, Own Resources, Brexit – budgetary issues

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.560
E-mail: adrian.peticila@rpro.eu

 

Andreea TICHERU, PhD
Financial Services – Banking Union, Capital Markets Union, payment systems, anti-money laundering and terrorist financing policy

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.269
E-mail: andreea.ticheru@rpro.eu

 

Loredana RADU
Financial Services – Banking Union, Capital Markets Union, pension funds, accounting

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.183
E-mail: loredana.radu@rpro.eu

 

Luminița NISTOR
Indirect taxation – excise duties; Customs; Export credits; Statistics

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.241
E-mail: luminita.nistor@rpro.eu

 

Ioana-Roxana IONESCU
Direct and indirect taxation, administrative cooperation

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.244
E-mail: ioana.ionescu@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: TRADE


Head of Unit

Dan Horia MAXIM
Trade policy coordinator, TPC- Full Members; TPC- Deputies

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.404
E-mail: dan.maxim@rpro.eu

 

Members of the Unit:

Daniela Ruxandra ANDREI
TPC – Services and Investment, Commodities Working Party

Tel:  +32(0)2-7000.312
E-mail: daniela.andrei@rpro.eu

 

Corina RECHIȚEAN
TPC – Deputies, Market Access Advisory Committee and Working Party, EFTA, GSP, Rules of Origin

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.235
E-mail: corina.rechitean@rpro.eu

 

Iulian Mihai TĂNASE

TPC – Steel, Textile and Other Industrial Sectors; Working Party Trade Questions; Trade Defence Committee, Safeguard Committee

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.452
E-mail: iulian.tanase@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: EDUCATION, YOUTH, CULTURE AND SPORT 

 

Head of Unit

Corina PANAITOPOL
Culture, audiovisual, copyright, youth, sport

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.432
E-mail: corina.panaitopol@rpro.eu

 

Members of the Unit:

Adina-Maria DAN
Education and training

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.211
E-mail: adina.dan@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: EMPLOYMENT, SOCIAL POLICY, HEALTH AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS (EPSCO)


Head of Unit

Andrei LUCHICI
Employment, labour law, workers’ mobility, coordination of social security systems

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.415
E-mail: andrei.luchici@rpro.eu 

 

Members of the Unit:

Ioana CÎRCIU
Gender equality, rights of people with disabilities and rights of the child

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.403
E-mail: ioana.circiu@rpro.eu

 

Aniela ARON
Health and safety at work, Roma inclusion policies, skills, European Economic and Social Committee

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.416
E-mail: aniela.aron@rpro.eu

 

Alexandru ALEXE
Social inclusion, antidiscrimination, social dialogue, pensions

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.413
E-mail: alexandru.alexe@rpro.eu

 

Ștefan STAICU
Public health (human), pharmaceutical products and medical technologies (devices)

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.302
E-mail: stefan.staicu@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
 

Head of Unit

Achim IRIMESCU
SCA spokesperson (Special Committee on Agriculture), Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), Agricultural Trade, MFF

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.333
E-mail: achim.irimescu@rpro.eu

 

Members of the Unit:

Roxana GRĂDINARIU
Deputy SCA, CAP - Rural Development; state aids; quality policy; organic farming; wine and spirits

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.417
E-mail: roxana.gradinariu@rpro.eu

 

Emilia MOHAN
CAP - direct payments, horizontal agricultural questions; FAO; Agricultural Trade; GMO; Bioeconomy.

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.411
E-mail: emilia.mohan@rpro.eu 

 

Ionut PETRESCU
CAP - Common Market Organization, Producers and Interbranch Organizations, Promotion; Bioeconomy; School Schemes

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.167
E-mail: ionut.petrescu@rpro.eu

 

Larissa BURU
Fisheries, Forestry, Phitosanitary

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.202
E-mai:  larissa.buru@rpro.eu

 

Iulia COHEN
Animal health and welfare; biological safety of the food chain; import control

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.450
E-mail: iulia.cohen@rpro.eu

 

Ana Maria POPA
Food safety; GMO; Codex Alimentarius; General Food Law

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.407
E-mail: anamaria.popa@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: ENVIRONMENT
 

Head of Unit

Violeta DRAGU
Climate change, waste management, circular economy, chemicals, environmental action program, environmental implementation review, European Environment Agency, European Chemicals Agency, water management, biodiversity, GMOs, sustainable development        

Tel:  +32(0)2-7000.218
E-mail: violeta.dragu@rpro.eu


Members of the Unit:

Alina BOLDEA
Climate change, resource efficiency, eco-innovation, biodiversity, sustainable consumption and production, GPP, urban environment, LIFE Programme, water management, air quality, soil, horizontal legislation, industrial pollution

Tel: +32 2-7000-161
E-mail: alina.boldea@rpro.eu

 

UNIT: COMPETITIVENESS (INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY, RESEARCH, SPACE)


Head of Unit

Cosmina MIU
Industrial policy, Internal market, SMEs, Better Regulation, Motor Vehicles

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.240
E-mail: cosmina.miu@rpro.eu

 

Members of the Unit:

Răzvan-Gabriel APRODU
Internal Market, Technical Harmonisation, Motor Vehicles, Intellectual Property (Trademarks; Patents; WIPO coordination), Platform Economy

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.146
Email: razvan.aprodu@rpro.eu

 

Adelina SANDU
Industrial sectors, Consumer protection, Better regulation, Tourism, Retail

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.156
Email: adelina.sandu@rpro.eu

 

Florin IONEL
Services Directive, Energy Intensive industries, Recognition of professional qualifications

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.217
E-mail: florin.ionel@rpro.eu  

 

Virginia ENACHE
Research, Innovation

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.330
E-mail: virginia.enache@rpro.eu

 

Roxana BANU
Space Policy

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.307
E-mail: roxana.banu@rpro.eu

 

Andreea STANCIU
Competition and state aid

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.250
E-mail: andreea.stanciu@rpro.eu

 

Vlad Dan ROMAN
Competition and state aid, Platform Economy

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.217
E-mail: vlad.roman@rpro.eu  

 

UNIT: LOGISTICS, PROTOCOL AND FINANCIAL

 

Head of Unit Logistics and Protocol

Cristina RUSCEA

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.204
E-mail: cristina.ruscea@rpro.eu

 

Members of the Unit:

Vlad IORDACHE
Logistics

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.224
E-mail: vlad.iordache@rpro.eu

 

Mihai MIHAI
Protocol

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.206
E-mail: mihai.mihai@rpro.eu

 

Head of Unit Financial services

Oana LUPU

Tel: +32(0)2-7000.215
E-mail: oana.lupu@rpro.eu

 

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