16 November 2021

The Institute of Financial Studies in partnership with “Titu Maiorescu” University of Bucharest invites you on November 4, 2021, at 14:00, to the SmartFIN@ISF Vocational Improvement Seminar. The seminar includes interactive presentations on the subject of career and presentations of case studies, technical and practical aspects in the field of insurance, capital market, pensions.

Special guests at the November 4 session:

PhD. Prof. Marian SIMINICĂ, Executive Director of ISF and PhD professor at the University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, teaches courses in Economic and Financial Analysis and Financial Diagnosis of the company and is a PhD supervisor in Accounting. He has a rich experience in university management, holding the position of Vice Dean of the Faculty (2008 - 2012), responsible for scientific research and quality assurance of education, as well as Dean, in 2012 - 2016. He was Vice President of the Board of the Association Romanian Faculties of Economics (2012-2016). He is a member of several professional associations in the economic field, respectively: expert evaluator ANEVAR, being General Secretary of the association in the period 2016-2017; expert accountant, CECCAR member; tax consultant, CCFR member. Since 2014 he is Vice President of the Romanian Society of Economic - Financial Analysis (SRAEF). Since 2017 he is a member of the CNATDCU Commission "Economic Sciences and Business Administration", and since 2018 a member of the Commission of permanent experts ARACIS, contributing to the external evaluation of numerous undergraduate and master's degree programs in economics. He has extensive experience in scientific research materialized in the publication of 7 books and university textbooks, over 60 articles in specialized journals, including 12 articles in journals indexed Web of Science with nonzero AIS, participation in national and international conferences, participation in scientific research contracts as a grant director or member of the research team. He is a reviewer for several Web of Science indexed journals and a member of the editorial board for several indexed journals in International Databases. The main research directions are: financial performance and business risks; sectoral economic-financial analyzes; business behavior research models.

PhD. Assoc. Prof. Laura Elly NAGHI, doctor in the field of Finance - Insurance with an experience of over 15 years in the field of professional training of adults. She completed postdoctoral studies at ASE Bucharest in the field of insurance. She has several books published in the financial field, BDI articles and participations in international conferences frequently. ANC authorized trainer, with international certifications, participated in the elaboration of professional training manuals specific to non-banking financial markets. She gives presentations at events organized in the financial market, including financial education projects among students (middle school, high school) and pre-university teachers.

Leonard LACHE, CFA, FRM, PhD, graduated with a bachelor's, master's and doctorate in economics from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest. Leonard's academic interests are: financial instruments and markets, financial modeling and risk management. He has 11 years of experience in the corporate environment, in the banking sector and, since April 2020, in the private pension sector. His hobbies are reading, the automobiles universe, planespotting, scenery and Oriental cuisine.

Paul Dumitru works within the Financial Supervision Authority, the Monitoring and Financial Education Service. With a career spanning over 20 years (of which 15 years in insurance) Mr. Dumitru has worked for various multinational and local companies in corporate and entrepreneurial financial services where he held several managerial positions both locally and regional (in Central and Eastern Europe). He is a graduate, head of promotion, of the Bucharest Polytechnic, holds a doctorate from Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), an MBA (ASE / University of Ottawa) and is a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter, an insurance certification from The Institutes ( US).