The European Commission announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Ramona Iulia Chiriac as the Head of the European Commission’s Representation in Bucharest.
The Commission stated that Chiriac will act as the official representative of the European Commission in Romania under the political authority of President Ursula von der Leyen, according to a press release.
The new Head of Representation will take office from 1 July 2021. The Commission maintains Representations in all capitals of EU Member States.
The Commission stated that Chiriac has acquired strong strategic communication and political representation skills along with a thorough knowledge of the political context in Romania, making her highly suitable for leading the Commission’s Representation in the country.
The Representations are the Commission’s eyes, ears and voice on the ground in the EU Member States. They interact with national authorities, stakeholders and citizens, and inform the media and the public about EU policies.