Speaker

Ana Birchall was appointed Vice Prime Minister for Romania’s Strategic Partnerships’ Implementation in the Romanian Government, in January 2018, after having previously held the position of Minister delegate for European Affairs (January-June 2017) and ad interim Minister of Justice (February 2017). She is currently serving her second term as deputy in the Romanian Parliament and continuing the legislative work begun in 2012. Between February 2015 and December 2016, she served as Chairman of the European Affairs Committee in the Chamber of Deputies.

In 2014, she was appointed High Representative of the Prime Minister for European Affairs and partnership with the USA, after holding the position of Advisor to the Prime Minister in 2012.

Graduate in Law Studies, University of Bucharest, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Law and International Relations "Nicolae Titulescu"; master's degree at Yale Law School; Ph.D. in Law at Yale Law School.

Head of Legal Office at Omniasig S.A.; Attorney for "White & Case" LLP International law firm in New York; Head of the Practice Group in the field of financial restructuring and insolvency at Biriș Goran; Of Counsel, Mușat and Associates - Restructuring & Insolvency; Advisor to the Foreign Affairs Minister; Advisor with the Foreign Policy Committee of the Senate of Romania.