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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: [email protected] 

 

21 September 2020

The new railway line connecting Bucharest’s largest train station Gara de Nord to the Henri Coanda International Airport...

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Andrei Chirileasa
Editor-in-Chief

Andrei studied finance at the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and started his journalism career in 2004 with Ziarul Financiar, the leading financial newspaper in Romania, where he worked for ten years, the last six of which as editor of the capital markets section. He joined the Romania-Insider.com team in 2014 as editor and became Editor-in-Chief in 2016. He currently oversees the daily content published on Romania-Insider.com and likes to stay up to date with everything relevant in business, politics, and life in Romania. Andrei lives with his family in the countryside in Northern Romania, where he built their own house. In his free time, he studies horticulture and tends to his family’s garden. He enjoys foraging in the woods and long walks on the hills and valleys around his village. Email him for story ideas and interviews at [email protected] 

 

21 September 2020

FTSE Russell, one of the three global capital market index providers (alongside MSCI and S&P Dow Jones), officially...

Romania Insider
16 August 2010

Works on the second stage of the China Town Romania real estate project, which should reach a value of EUR 50 million, will start on August 17. This phase of works should be finalized in 2013, according to the Chinese- Romanian Chamber of Commerce.

Romania Insider
16 August 2010

Bike sharing has become an increasingly popular activity in Bucharest. I'Velo's bike sharing centers saw as many as 15,000 people using their bikes in the first week of August across Romania. Half of the users for I'Velo's free bikes were from Bucharest. Iasi and Cluj – Napoca followed with over 2,000 rentals each during the first week of August. Constanta came among last, with a bot over 1,000 rentals and, Targu Mures, with just below 800.

Romania Insider
16 August 2010

The net assets of the nine privately managed pensions funds in Romania reached EUR 835 million in July this year, which is a 49.2 percent increase compared to December 2009, according to the Private Pensions System Surveillance Commission. The value of private pension funds assets has increased two-fold compared to June 2009.

Romania Insider
16 August 2010

Romania's inflation rate was the highest in the European Union in July this year, compared to the same month of last year, going up from the third place in June. The country's inflation rate was of 7.1 percent, while the average inflation in the EU was of 2.1 percent. Romania's inflation rate was of 4.3 percent in June, while the average in the EU was of 1.9 percent then.

Romania Insider
16 August 2010

Works on the second stage of the China Town Romania real estate project, which should reach a value of EUR 50 million, will start on August 17. This phase of works should be finalized in 2013, according to the Chinese- Romanian Chamber of Commerce.

Romania Insider
16 August 2010

Bike sharing has become an increasingly popular activity in Bucharest. I'Velo's bike sharing centers saw as many as 15,000 people using their bikes in the first week of August across Romania. Half of the users for I'Velo's free bikes were from Bucharest. Iasi and Cluj – Napoca followed with over 2,000 rentals each during the first week of August. Constanta came among last, with a bot over 1,000 rentals and, Targu Mures, with just below 800.

Romania Insider
16 August 2010

The net assets of the nine privately managed pensions funds in Romania reached EUR 835 million in July this year, which is a 49.2 percent increase compared to December 2009, according to the Private Pensions System Surveillance Commission. The value of private pension funds assets has increased two-fold compared to June 2009.

Romania Insider
16 August 2010

Romania's inflation rate was the highest in the European Union in July this year, compared to the same month of last year, going up from the third place in June. The country's inflation rate was of 7.1 percent, while the average inflation in the EU was of 2.1 percent. Romania's inflation rate was of 4.3 percent in June, while the average in the EU was of 1.9 percent then.

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