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ITU Council 2013: Chairman

Chairman of ITU Council 2013​
Catalin Marinescu, Romania, President of ANCOM

Interview with Mr Catalin Marinescu


Catalin Marinescu is the President of the National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications of Romania – ANCOM – starting April 2009.
He is a telecommunications engineer, a graduate of the Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications of the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, and holds a diploma in Advanced Telecommunications Technologies from the same university. Furthermore, Catalin Marinescu holds a Master diploma in Management and Change in the Public Sector, from the University of Manchester, a CODECS Professional Certificate in Management, and a certificate in central and local administration from the Indiana University in Indianapolis.
Catalin Marinescu has been working in the communications sector since 1990, both for private companies such as Romtelecom and for public institutions such as the Inspectorate General for Communication and Information Technology, which he was the President of between 2005 and 2007.
His involvement on the international level pervades his almost entire professional career. He headed the Romanian national delegation in several major ITU conferences and in the ITU Council. More recently, Catalin Marinescu was the 2012 Vice-Chairman of the Body of European Regulators of Electronic Communications (BEREC). He currently is Vice-Chairman of the European Regulators Group for Postal Services (ERGP) and will take over the ERGP Chairmanship in 2014. In 2012. he entered the coordination committee of the network of regulators from the French-speaking countries (FRATEL) as a vice-president and is to candidate for the presidency of the network at the 2013 plenary meeting. His professional interests cover the areas of leadership skills, international relations and European integration, as well as human resources policies. He practiced sword-fencing for 14 years.