(Canadian company, with HQ in Ottawa) as General Manager.
An EMBA graduate of Assebus andUniversity of Washington, Alex has been holding this position form the moment the company has
been registered in Romania, 19 years ago.With an extensive experience in doing business in Romania, Alex believes that business people (and not only) in Canada and Romania, deserve to have CBEX as a trusted friend, helping them to move things forward, sharing valuable business experience, and having fun when possible.
John sees growing opportunities for business growth between Romania and Canada partly as a result of the recently signed CETA agreement but also due to the growing number of Romanians in Canada who are interested in maintaining and developing business ties with their homeland. CBEX offers an excellent vehicle for promoting networking and creating new links between Canada and Romania.
The opportunity to join CBEX was one which fit perfectly with his views on bridging the gap between the two and his ideas regarding increasing investment flow into Eastern Europe through a country which has shown great potential for growth since joining the European Union in 2007.
He advises a number of Canadian clients and works with a number of Canadian law firms on their projects in the region (real estate and other sectors). Born and raised in Canada, a Canadian citizen and graduate of McGill University’s Faculty of Law, he is a native English speaker and regularly travels to Canada.
Victor has been ranked for several years as a Band 1 lawyer in the Romanian real estate sector by the leading international legal directories Chambers, Legal 500 and other benchmark publications. In recent editions, clients recommend him as “an outstanding practitioner for his commercially-oriented approach“, as well as for “his commercial and precise advice, flexibility and international experience”. He is further described as “experienced, active and well connected’, with clients appreciating the “very easy communication” with him.
Throughout her illustrious career, Adina has garnered extensive experience in implementing projects for Canadian partners, particularly in the fields of medical and security. Her expertise in these areas has allowed her to successfully navigate the intricacies of project management, ensuring the seamless execution and realization of objectives.
In 2004, Adina ventured into entrepreneurship and established her own company, thereby showcasing her entrepreneurial spirit and determination to contribute to the business landscape. Her endeavors have not been confined solely to Romania; Adina’s proactive involvement extends to other countries in the region, including Bulgaria and Poland. By engaging in diverse business fields across multiple nations, Adina has demonstrated her versatility and ability to adapt to different environments.
Academically, Adina holds a degree in Chemistry Engineering, which has undoubtedly equipped her with a strong scientific foundation and analytical mindset. Additionally, she has pursued post-university studies in Communication and Journalism, further enhancing her skill set and enabling her to effectively communicate and engage with stakeholders across various platforms.
Andrei’s professional journey encompasses a diverse range of accomplishments. Trained as a Canadian lawyer, he has seamlessly adapted his skills to the Romanian market, where he currently thrives as a commercial real estate consultant. Within CBRE, Andrei holds the esteemed position of Head of Data Center Solutions Romania, making significant contributions to the company’s success in this crucial sector.
Moreover, Andrei assumes the pivotal role of CBRE’s Banking Sector Lead for the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region. His extensive knowledge and strategic insights in this domain have been instrumental in forging impactful relationships and driving growth in the banking industry throughout the CEE area.
Reaching that stage in life I aim at being part of meaningful projects who can use the whole of me and through which I can further my understanding of the most complex process in the universe, life.
At CBEX I plan to give back to community as much as I can. Giving from a wealth of experience and wisdom may help others enhance their business attitudes and improve performance. Advising from a deep core and connecting people with similar interests may be one of the valuable gift one can return to society.
Simona’s journey in the business field commenced as a Business Consultant and Marketing Communication specialist at The Money Channel, a prominent Romanian business and economic TV station. During her tenure, she had the privilege of collaborating closely with The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania and its esteemed members. Together, they organized impactful TV programs and events, fostering valuable connections and deepening her understanding of the intricate workings of the business landscape.
Over the years, Simona’s focus has been on providing strategic business advice, with particular emphasis on the Public and Private Sectors. Leveraging her expertise in these areas, she has been instrumental in guiding organizations to make informed decisions and achieve their desired business objectives.
Beyond her professional achievements, Simona actively contributes as an advisory board member of the Canadian MBA program, playing a pivotal role in nurturing talent, cultivating growth, and developing professionals, managers, and leaders in South-East Europe. Her commitment to fostering excellence and supporting the business community is showcased through her dedicated involvement in this influential capacity.
Romanian-Canadian Chamber of Commerce (2004-2007), he was actively involved in the
Romanian community in Ontario and in creating connections with entities interested in
conducting trade with Romania.
His ability to easily communicate and understand the needs of those he interacts with recommends him as a great leader capable of managing difficult situations and motivating those around him. With a strong background in both financial markets and insurance, Leon
puts passion into all of his endeavors, allowing him to reach and surpass his objectives, achieving remarkable accomplishments in his professional career in both Romania and