The Central & Eastern European Forum 2016

Liviu Voinea

Deputy Governor

National Bank of Romania


Liviu Voinea has been Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Romania since October 2014. He coordinates, among others, the financial stability and the international relations departments; he is also vice-president of the Monetary Policy Committee. Before his current position, Liviu Voinea was Minister Delegate for Budget (member of the government) between December 2012 and August 2014, responsible for budget and public debt. In that capacity he represented Romania to the ECOFIN Council. In his mandate, Romania exited the excessive deficit procedure and reached the medium term objective of 1% structural deficit. Mr Voinea was also Secretary of State at the Ministry of Public Finance from May 2012 to December 2012 and non-executive board member of the Romanian Export-Import Bank from 2009 until 2012. Mr Liviu Voinea has an MA in business administration from School of Business, Stockholm University (1998) and a Ph.D. in economics from Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest (2000). He worked as researcher for the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission based in Seville, Spain (2004), where he had a post-doctoral fellowship. He is professor of macroeconomics and international economics at the Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest. Professor Voinea published articles in international refereed journals like Review of International Political Economy and Economics of Transition. In 2007, he received the Romanian Academy Award for economics.


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Tue 19 - Wed 20 Jan 2016

The Hilton Vienna, Vienna