Valentin Ionescu

Director, Strategy and Stability Directorate
Financial Supervisory Authority

Valentin Ionescu is the Director of Strategy and Stability Directorate of Romanian FSA, having an extensive experience in financial markets, both local and international. He graduated the Academy for Economic Studies in Bucharest and has an EMBA degree. He attended numerous courses in finance, including a long term program in Georgetown University in the US.

Valentin sustained an intense activity in the field of financial services and products on sell side and buy side, as operation manager for a financial intermediary, as a sells manager for an investment bank, as a CEO of Bucharest Stock-Exchange, as President of Central Depository and as a board member, member of an investment committee in a listed investment company. He was founder of the Capital Market Professionals Organization and Vice-president of the organisation. He has had an active presence in the media in Romania through interviews and articles and he was quoted, also, by Financial Times and Bloomberg.