The Health Minister proposal of PM Dacian Cioloș has been accepted by President Klaus Iohannis. We are proud to present you a founding member of the Global Shapers Bucharest Hub, the new Romanian Health Minister, Vlad Voiculescu.
For the past year, Vlad has worked as Cabinet Director of Finance Minister Anca Dragu. Before that, he lived for 14 years in Vienna, where he obtained B.A. and M.A. degrees from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, currently having over 10 years experience in the financial domain.
Throughout time, he was involved in several social projects in the health domain, the best-known being the cancer-treatment drugs’ network that saw volunteers transporting to Romania, free of charge, essential drugs in the treatment of cancer, drugs that were no longer available in Romanian hospitals and pharmacies. The project was revealed by a HotNews investigation that formed the basis of an HBO documentary – ‘Reteaua.’
Likewise, Vlad Voiculescu was previously Vice President of Erste Group Bank AG’s Infrastructure Financing Division, and is the initiator of MagiCAMP. Since June 2013, he has been Vice President and Treasurer of the European Cancer Patient Coalition. He is an Aspen Romania Fellow of the 2012 class and a founding member of the Global Shapers Bucharest Hub.