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Team

Our strength comes from our people.
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Laura Florea
Managing Partner
Laura is a pioneer in public affairs, building her expertise since 1995.

Over the years, she has led teams of professionals that have delivered outstanding outcomes in lobbying, public affairs, corporate communication and corporate social responsibility for major companies in Romania.

In 2008, Laura became an entrepreneur, founding Point Public Affairs. Two years later, she took on a leading role within the industry and founded the Romanian Lobbying Registry Association, of which she is the President.

She has been an attorney at law since 2005, and is a member of the Bucharest Bar.

Laura is an Associate Professor within the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies.

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Ileana Neamțu
Executive Partner
Ileana is a renown regulatory expert.

She was behind some of the most innovative public affairs campaigns in Bucharest, with real impact on citizens’ life.

Ileana has been a public affairs consultant since 2006, after previously working for four years as a Counselor for the Chancellery of the Prime Minister.

She has a BA in Sociology from the University of Bucharest and a MA Degree in South Eastern European Studies from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She graduated from Law School at the Romanian American University in Bucharest.

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Liviu Fătu
Legal Affairs Group Leader
Liviu is a highly experienced administrative law expert.

He puts together insights about constitutional and administrative law, public acquisition and competition law.

With a solid expertise in legislative drafting and more than 20 laws adopted, Liviu adds valuable input to the legal research and strategy conducted by Point Public Affairs.

An attorney at law since 1997, he is a senior partner of Liviu Fatu Law Firm.

He has been a legal consultant for public institutions since 1998, most of them related to the health system.

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Raluca Constantin
Head of Point Association Management
More than 15 years of experience in Marketing, Public Relations and Communication

Before joining Point Public Affairs, she was Marketing Manager for one of the leading real estate developers in Romania. Previously, she was Marketing & Communication Consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers Romania, where she worked on different local, regional and international projects.

Raluca holds a degree in Cybernetics and Statistics from the Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest.

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Liliana Munteanu
Head of Point Connections
Top professional with over 15 years of experience in communication and organizing business events.

Liliana joined the Point Public Affairs team in 2014, as coordinator of Point Connections, the newest business component of the agency. Her extensive career spans numerous major moments: she was a counselor at the Culture Ministry, a founding member, producer and moderator at Tele 7 abc TV station and played a major part in some of the most important business events and programs in Romania over the years. Before joining Point PA, she handled the special projects of Adevarul trust for three years.

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Viorela Rădoi
Public Affairs Consultant
Very good knowledge of the local and central public sector

Viorela has a solid experience in communication and strategic marketing management, after working for both the public and private sectors.

She worked for the Romanian Government as Cabinet Director of the State Counselor for Economic Affairs, and as parliamentary adviser for the Chamber of Deputies.

She was involved in the organization of more than 80 events (conferences, forums, trainings, public debates), in close relation with local and central public administration.

Viorela holds a BA in Public Administration and Business from the University of Bucharest, a MA in HR Management, and attended post graduate courses at the Faculty of Law and at the Romanian Diplomatic Institute.

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Andra Samson
Public Affairs Consultant
Expertise in institutional communication, healthcare, alcohol industry, advertising and financial services

From global brand communications to grassroots programs in  corporate, agency, consulting and non-profit sector, Andra has helped large corporations, small businesses and NGOs alike to navigate their way through institutional communication and turn organization’s objectives into top and bottom-line, tangible results. Strong acumen in building corporate and brand reputation across industries, engaging multiple stakeholders, aligning public relations, social media and community outreach programs. She tailored compelling stories into advocacy programs aimed to educate and inspire commitment from customers, stakeholders and employees. Andra has shaped brand and corporate communication strategies for SABMiller, Unilever, Pepsi, AT&T, Turner Broadcasting, Nivea, both in Romania and The United States in multi-cultural environments.

Andra has a BA in  Communication and Public Relations from University of Bucharest, also followed reputation management studies with Reputation Institute of New York and holds a diploma in advanced studies of English and history at Anglolang Academy in the UK.

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Bogdan Pătru
Public Affairs Consultant
Strong expertise in banking, energy, IT&C and real estate

Bogdan joined our team in 2016. He previously worked as EU Affairs & Strategy Director for Smartlink Communications. His professional background consists of almost 10 years of experience in real estate, banking, energy and IT&C, while he worked as a Legal Affairs Director, Energy Market Consultant and Legal Manager. He is an author of several benchmark articles and studies regarding the Romanian energy market and EU Affairs.

Bogdan holds an BA in Law from Nicolae Titulescu University and a master’s degree in International Business, Trade, and Tax Law.

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Anca Marinescu
Public Affairs Consultant
Strong expertise in Governmental Affairs, Campaign Communication and Political Marketing

Anca joined our team in 2016. Previously, she worked for the Romanian Government for four years, as a Communication Adviser at the Prime Minister’s Office. For the last 12 years she participated in the election campaigns for general, presidential and local elections as media relations consultant.  She has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Public Relations from the University of Bucharest.

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Corina Teodor
Public Affairs Consultant
Corina has a great experience in parliamentary procedures, legislation and a good understanding of the health system

Corina joined our team in 2016. She has a great experience in parliamentary procedures, legislation and has a good understanding of the health system, its institutions and regulations. She worked for more than 10 years in the Ministry of Health, being the liason between the ministry and the Parliament.

She is specialized also in social dialogue regarding the health system, due to the fact that she was a member of the Social Dialogue Commission at the Ministry of Health for several years. She was an active member of the team that negotiated and closed with the unions several Collective Labor Agreements for the health system and mediated labor conflicts and unions’ strikes for years.

She holds a BA in Law from the Nicolae Titulescu University and an MA in International Law and European Administrative Law from the same university.

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Adelina Țînțariu
Public Affairs Consultant
Strong experience in public administration and institutionalism.

Adelina Tintariu has a degree in Political Science and a master`s degree in Comparative Politics at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest.

She worked for 7 years in central public administration in the area of governmental affairs and development of public policies. In the period 2012-2014, she contributed to the judicial efforts of instrumenting cases against communist commanders accused of crimes against humanity. In the period 2014 – 2016 she worked in the NGO sector for Save the Children Romania, especially in advocacy and project management.

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Andreea Bujor
Public Affairs Executive
Sound experience in Romanian media & political environment.

Andreea joined our team in 2015 after working for three years as an investigative journalist for the news website B365.ro. Her portfolio includes journalistic investigations, press articles about public administration as well as culture. Before working at B365.ro, Andreea was a Foreign Policy correspondent for Adevarul central newspaper and an intern for the Public Romanian Broadcaster.

Andreea holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Journalism and Communication Sciences and a MA in Public Relations & Advertising from the same university.

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Cristina Mărgărit
Monitoring Consultant
Extensive experience in monitoring the Romanian and EU decision-making processes

Cristina has a solid experience in parliamentary procedures and legislative technique of the Romanian Parliament and EU decision making processes. She also has a strong understanding of the public institutions, NGO’s and associations. Strong acumen in health industry with more than 10 years’ experience.

Cristina has also a wide experience in associations management: APRIM& Foreign Investors Council (FIC) and multinational companies: Oracle and A&D Pharma.
Cristina has a BA in Economics from the Economic Sciences Academy and a MA in Project Management from the Ecologist University. She graduated from the Faculty of Law at the Hyperion University in Bucharest.

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Mihaela Buligan
Community Manager Point Connections
Over 10 years of experience in office administration

Mihaela has more than 10 years of experience in office administration, particularly within multinational companies. She has a strong knowledge and understanding of setting up and running administration works for the local subsidiaries of international companies.

She holds a university degree in Environment Engineering from the University of Agronomy Studies in Bucharest and a MA in Enterprise Management from the Politechnical University of Bucharest.

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Mădălina Guiu
Special Projects Coordinator
Passionate about politics, communications and foreign languages with a strong acumen in public administration and law.

Madalina is a young professional, with a solid academic background as a graduate from the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Administration and Public Management, the latter completed with a Master Degree in the same field.

The professional background was just as important, so Madalina started developing her career by voluntarily organizing cultural programs and trainings in communication, which soon led her to internships in public and private institutions, such as the Chamber of Deputies, Expert Forum, IAF London, the Prosecutor’s Office attached to the Court House of sector 3, and ELSA Bucharest.

She is very interested in studying different cultures and civilizations, so she fluently speaks English, Greek and Spanish and she’s a beginner in German.

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Ioana Laura Pașca
Public Relations Consultant
Over 14 years of experience in Media and more than eight years in Marketing & Communication.

Ioana has a consolidated knowledge of communication campaigns in Branding and Re-Branding Projects, experience in Corporate and Crisis Communication, great skills as event organizer and qualifications in training and public speaking. Besides, she was part of an International Group where she gained a strong corporate culture. Now she has responded positively to the challenge of being part of POINT PA, inspired by a strong desire to succeed, tenacity and optimism to develop together successful Communication projects.
Ioana holds a BA in Engineering at Polytechnic University of Bucharest, a MA in PR & Communication at SNSPA and a post graduated course in Marketing at ASE Bucharest.

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Alina Lăzărescu
Senior Associate - Legal Department
Specialized in mediation, conciliation and arbitration proceedings

Alina has substantial experience in a various types of mediation, conciliation and arbitration proceedings. As a senior associate, she has an extensive experience in civil, criminal, commercial disputes, insolvency and European Union law and she attended the courses of Academy of European Law in connection with role of CJUE in criminal matters. She offers legal assistance and representation, drafts amendments of articles incorporation, by-laws (associations etc.) and offers consultancy for a wide range of projects from the public law perspective.

With a Degree in Law, a LLM in “Judicial Career” from the University of Bucharest and a Cross Border Civil Litigation Diploma from Academy of European Law, she is a member of Constanta Bar and to the Romanian Bar Association.

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Ioana Bușneag
Associate - Legal Department
Experience in working with non-governmental organizations

Ioana, the newest member of our legal team, is a very dedicated attorney at law with 2 years of experience in working with non-governmental organizations. She is a member of Bucharest Bar and recently graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest. She is currently pursuing a LL.M. in Public International Law at the same institution.

As an undergraduate, Ioana was deeply involved in various activities, such as participating in competitions and projects about International Human Rights Law, both in Romania and Italy.

She was also a member of a students’ association and had the opportunity to organize events and conferences about legal matters.

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Cristina Butunoi
GMP Group PR Director
Communication specialist with over 12 years of experience in public relations and communication, preceded by three years of financial journalism

Currently a top communication expert within GMP Group, Cristina’s vast experience covers work within a top PR agency, government communication responsibilities within the frequency spectre management agency, as well as spokesperson experience at the Bucharest Stock Exchange. She has also worked as a financial journalist for one of Romania’s top business publications.

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Mihaela Niculae
Associations Admin Officer
Proficiency in logistics and customer service

Mihaela has more than 12 years experience in logistics and customer service. Her expertise includes logistics projects for Interbrands M&D, Procter & Gamble Romania, Maximpex and Mantis Informatics. Previous to joining Point Public Affairs, she was Assistant Manager for ROMSLOT – Slot Organizer’s Association.

Mihaela has a BA in Business Management from the Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest.

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Alexandru Mihai
Graphic Designer
An artist in translating our great ideas into visual stories

Alex is a highly talented and flexible graphic designer with a proven record of delivering creative and innovative design solutions. He has more than 11 years of experience.

After graduating the Hyperion University with a BA in Journalism, he started as junior designer soon to became an art director, for many magazines (Men’s Health, Autoshow, Femeia, Marie Claire and so on).

His passion and enthusiasm for design make him a valuable member of our team.

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Daniela Gheorghe
Secretary
Administrative and logistic professional

Young but dedicated individual, Daniela is part of our team since 2015. She has more than 2 years of experience in customer and office administration and broad understanding of business concepts.

Previous employment in support positions utilized her abilities to create a smooth work-flow which is also reflected in her mastering a multitude of administrative duties.

She feels a strong commitment to the goals of the business and the executives she is supporting. Her main desire is to assist in the achievement of those goals by providing outstanding support and learning the ropes of the business, given the opportunity of learning directly from the top leaders of the company.

Daniela has a BA in Communication and PR from the National School of Political Sciences and Public Administration, Bucharest.

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Mitzi
Morale officer
Performs activities in the human resource area.

She is more than a cheer leader!

During trying times, she remains focused, calm and optimistic, with steady hands, nerves of steel, and a vision that can see far beyond the horizon.
In charge with human personnel, she deals with mental and emotional condition (as of enthusiasm, confidence, or loyalty) with regard to tasks at hand; by doing so, she manages to provide a needed sense of purpose and confidence in the future.