Iulian GrozaIulian Groza

Executive Director at Institute for European Policies and Reforms

Institute for European Policies and Reforms

Iulian Groza is an expert in international relations, European affairs and good governance with a particular focus on EaP countries, EU, Transatlantic cooperation and Russia. He is a former Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Moldova in charge for European integration and international law. Before that he served in different capacities at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, including as Director General and Deputy Director of the Directorate for European integration and was in charge for the coordination of EU-Moldova political dialogue and reform process in line with Moldova’s commitments with the EU. He was also posted to Brussels at the Moldovan Mission to the EU. Currently, Iulian Groza leads the Institute for European Policies and Reforms (IPRE) — a Moldovan think-tank that aims at promoting the European integration process of the Republic of Moldova. He also is a Board member of the Institute for Strategic Initiatives (IPIS). Mr. Groza holds a University Degree in Law. He also did postgraduate European Studies at Birmingham University and NATO Security Studies at SNSPA in Bucharest. He is a J. D. candidate in law at the Moldovan State University. He is fluent in English, Russian and Romanian (native) languages. Mr. Groza is a career diplomat and holds a diplomatic rank of Minister-Counsellor. He is also an FCO Chevening Scholar.

Takes part in

Mar, 19 11:00 AM CET
Visionary Stage
Panel Discussion

Lobbying Legislation Across CEE: How to Accelerate Pace Towards Brussels Standards?

  • To what extent is lobbying still considered to be lobbying? Should it be regulated across CEE?
  • What shall be done to enhance transparency and safeguard integrity?
  • Is there any room for international, intergovernmental coordination to foster the process in some countries?

Henryk Kwapisz Public Affairs Director at Saint-Gobain Poland
Iulian Groza Executive Director at Institute for European Policies and Reforms
Iga Wilczyńska Director and Head of Public Affairs department at Grayling Poland 
Václav Nekvapil Managing Partner at CEC Group
Wes Himes President of SEAP