Executive Director, Institute for European Policies and Reforms (IPRE), Chisinau
Iulian Groza is a career diplomat and an expert in foreign policy, European affairs and good governance. He is a former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Moldova responsible for European Integration (June 2013 to March 2015). Before that he served in different capacities including as Director General at the Directorate for European integration at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration. He was posted as well to Brussels at the Moldovan Mission to the EU. Currently he leads the Institute for European Policies and Reforms (IPRE) and is a Board member of the Institute for Strategic Initiatives (IPIS). Mr. Groza is a PhD candidate at the Moldovan State University and holds a BA degree in law. He also did postgraduate European Studies at Birmingham University and NATO Security Studies at SNSPA in Bucharest. Iulian is an FCO Chevening Scholar and member of European-American Young Leaders Program.