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Andrei Chirileasa
Editor-in-Chief

Andrei studied finance at the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and worked for almost ten years for Ziarul Financiar, the main financial newspaper in Romania. For the last six years he was editor of the capital markets section in Ziarul Financiar. He joined the Romania-Insider.com team in May 2014 as editor and partner. Besides capital markets he is also interested in trends in economy, banking and politics. He is passionate about sports, movies and literature, especially crime fiction and political intrigues (Game of Thrones). He would like to live in the countryside one day, groom a vineyard and write his own literature. Email him for interviews, conferences and story pitches at [email protected]

08 November 2019

With almost three times more polling stations opened abroad and a three-day voting period, the number of Romanians in...

02 February 2011

The leadership style is yet another area where cultural intelligence is required and where local cultures play an important role. The sort of leadership valued in the Netherlands is, for example, a weakness in Romania, where authoritative leadership is seen as a strength. On the same note, the qualities of a good leader in the US would not necessarily work in Central and Eastern Europe. We'd love to hear your stories and experiences when it comes to intercultural leadership in the CEE region.

05 January 2011

Romania-Insider.com starts a series of articles on intercultural communication, focusing on practical aspects that will help you deal with your Romanian business partners as well as with partners in the Eastern Europen region, while bridging the cultural differences between them. Read the introductory article of this series below and feel free to send us your ideas or examples of actual situations where more knowledge on intercultural communication would have come in handy.

Romania Insider
15 December 2010

I never went public with a story like the one you are about to read, but a seven year old boy, Robert, and his family, need help. And not just my help, but all the help we could all offer.

Robert was born with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and has been diagnosed with the third level of this syndrome when he was one year and a half. On top of it, due to an incorrectly administrated treatment, he now suffers a heart problem that was diagnosed two months ago and has to go under continuous treatment for both these medical problems. At 7, the age when he was already supposed to be in in the first grade in school, Robert doesn't yet talk.

Romania Insider
23 September 2010

Imagine there were a virus spreading across Europe that severely impeded young children’s intellectual and physical development. The disease was so debilitating that children afflicted by it could never hold responsible jobs or be productive members of society. They would have to be cared for by the state for life.

Romania Insider
15 September 2010

If it was not for an unavoidable trip out of Bucharest, I would be running in the Bucharest City Marathon this year. I am 28, a light smoker who's been trying to quit since forever, I rarely exercise, I sit at my desk for hours, sometimes walk instead of taking the bus or taxi, but not as much as I would like, I eat at crazy hours.

Romania Insider
17 August 2010

The Romanian health system has come under scrutiny after several recent events which highlighted its poor state. The state of the local health system is even subject of debate abroad and has made international headlines. The BBC has recently wrote about the Romanian healthcare, saying it is 'on verge of collapse'

Romania Insider
13 July 2010

We are trying to help our readers discover hidden places of Romania, places where they could discover the culture and the traditions, which might soon be lost in the turmoil of the modern world. Let's help each other spend some quality time in Romania. If you've been to a certain place that you loved, or if you'd like to recommend a certain tourist sight you enjoyed, let the others know!

02 February 2011

The leadership style is yet another area where cultural intelligence is required and where local cultures play an important role. The sort of leadership valued in the Netherlands is, for example, a weakness in Romania, where authoritative leadership is seen as a strength. On the same note, the qualities of a good leader in the US would not necessarily work in Central and Eastern Europe. We'd love to hear your stories and experiences when it comes to intercultural leadership in the CEE region.

05 January 2011

Romania-Insider.com starts a series of articles on intercultural communication, focusing on practical aspects that will help you deal with your Romanian business partners as well as with partners in the Eastern Europen region, while bridging the cultural differences between them. Read the introductory article of this series below and feel free to send us your ideas or examples of actual situations where more knowledge on intercultural communication would have come in handy.

Romania Insider
15 December 2010

I never went public with a story like the one you are about to read, but a seven year old boy, Robert, and his family, need help. And not just my help, but all the help we could all offer.

Robert was born with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and has been diagnosed with the third level of this syndrome when he was one year and a half. On top of it, due to an incorrectly administrated treatment, he now suffers a heart problem that was diagnosed two months ago and has to go under continuous treatment for both these medical problems. At 7, the age when he was already supposed to be in in the first grade in school, Robert doesn't yet talk.

Romania Insider
23 September 2010

Imagine there were a virus spreading across Europe that severely impeded young children’s intellectual and physical development. The disease was so debilitating that children afflicted by it could never hold responsible jobs or be productive members of society. They would have to be cared for by the state for life.

Romania Insider
15 September 2010

If it was not for an unavoidable trip out of Bucharest, I would be running in the Bucharest City Marathon this year. I am 28, a light smoker who's been trying to quit since forever, I rarely exercise, I sit at my desk for hours, sometimes walk instead of taking the bus or taxi, but not as much as I would like, I eat at crazy hours.

Romania Insider
17 August 2010

The Romanian health system has come under scrutiny after several recent events which highlighted its poor state. The state of the local health system is even subject of debate abroad and has made international headlines. The BBC has recently wrote about the Romanian healthcare, saying it is 'on verge of collapse'

Romania Insider
13 July 2010

We are trying to help our readers discover hidden places of Romania, places where they could discover the culture and the traditions, which might soon be lost in the turmoil of the modern world. Let's help each other spend some quality time in Romania. If you've been to a certain place that you loved, or if you'd like to recommend a certain tourist sight you enjoyed, let the others know!

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