Born in 1966. PHD in Political Studies, EHESS Paris, 1998.
MA in History of Philosophy, Paris University Pantheon Sorbonne, 1991.
BA in Philosophy, University of Bucharest.
Professor of Political Science with the University of Bucharest (1992 - present).
Personal representative for Francophony of the President of Romania (2005 – present).
Advisor to the President of Romania (1999 – 2000 and 2007-2009)
Deputy Minister for Francophony within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2005 – 2007)
Knight of the Order of the Star of Romania (2009)
Knight of the Legion of Honour (France, 2009)
Grand Officer of the Order of the Crown (Belgium, 2009)
Officer of the Léopold Order (Belgium, 2008)
MEP since 2009.