Senator SILVIA DINICĂ
Parliament of Romania

Biographical Data

Senator December 2016 - present

 

Vice-leader in the parliamentary group of the Union to Save Romania (February 2020 - present)

Secretary of Committee for Economy, Industries and Services (December 2016 - present)
     Responsible with the review/examination/proposal of legislative work submitted to the Committee in the field of: industrial policy, regional development and economic forecasting, business and foreign investment, small and medium enterprises, tourism, implementation of a common EU trade policy, the promotion and protection of economic interests of consumers, industrial property, patents and trademarks, competition and State aid, the information society and information technology, impact on economic and industrial policies of environmental policies, energy and transport, sustainable development;

Member of Committee for Communications and Information Technology (September 2018 - present)
     Responsible with the review/examination/proposal of legislative work submitted to the Committee for Communications and Information Technology. Fields of activity: information and communication technology, advanced technologies specific to the field, alignment to regulations, respectively international standards, and intellectual property in the field.

Member of the special Committee tasked to review and amend the legislation on the marketing of food products (December 2016 - present)

 

Secretary of The Standing Bureau of the Senate (January 2019 - February 2020)

Member of Committee for Transports and Energy (December 2016 - September 2018)
     Responsible with the review/examination/proposal of legislative work submitted to the Committee in the field of: energy policy, security of energy supply and energy efficiency, transport and energy infrastructure networks, nuclear safety, protection of economic interests of consumers in the fields of transport and energy.

 

International activity: Inter-Parliamentary Union - Committee on Sustainable Development, Finance and Trade (April 2017 - present)

Political affiliation: Save Romania Union

Education

Ph D in Applied Mathematics, Colorado State University, Colorado, USA (2011-2014)
Convex optimization, algorithms for data reduction, pattern analysis
Thesis: Low Rank Representations of Matrices using Nuclear Norm Heuristics

Master in Risk Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Finance and Banking Faculty, Bucharest, Romania (2008-2010)
Two years programme, focused on risk modeling, financial and operational risk measurement and management techniques.
Thesis: Portfolio Theory - Beta factor and its relevance for the Bucharest Stock Exchange

Master in Applied Mathematics, Colorado State University, Colorado, USA (2002- 2004)
Program providing computing skills, modeling and statistical tools to deal with problems that typically arise in business and industrial situations, with focus on numerical methods and statistical methods for data analysis. Thesis: A Mathematical Analysis of the Second Order Blind Identification Algorithm

Bachelor of Mathematics, Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Bucharest, Romania (1995-1999)

Work experience

Telekom Romania, Bucharest
Campaign Manager, Marketing, Business Segment Division (2016)
- Create campaign concepts, prepare the launch and delivery to the market of campaigns for B2B customers with fixed and/or mobile services;
- Deliver campaigns strategy to meet lifetime value maximization and retention objectives;
- Support campaign optimization and prepare regular reporting of results against campaign’s KPIs;
- Coordinate campaign requirements with Data Analysis team and business managers across functions to ensure end-to-end preparation of campaigns;

Telekom Romania, Bucharest
Retention Specialist, Marketing, Business Division (2014-2016)
- Create, optimize, and evolve retention strategies to keep business customers;
- Work with cross-functional teams to support the creation and preparation of retention campaigns including campaign strategy, offer development, business case creation and approval, communication brief development, and client targeting;
- Prepare and present presentations to various audiences to influence the loyalty and retention programs;
- Identify areas of customer improvement.

Romtelecom S.A, Bucharest
Regulatory & Competition Analyst (2005-2014)
- Perform strategic analysis for elaboration of the response documents to consultations issued by Romanian Regulatory Authority (ANCOM) and European Commission;
- Forward looking, financial and risk analysis to support the business development and the new products development, ensuring compliance with all the applicable regulations;
- Performs market and competitive analysis of telecommunications industry;
- Analyzes the developments in the European Union in the field of economic regulation and assesses their relevance for the company;
- Designs and performs complex analysis and models to correlate market facts with internal data of the company;
- Performs market and competitive analysis to establish company’s competitive position in relation to other operators and service providers;

Colorado State University, Colorado, USA
Teaching and Research Assistant (2002- 2005)
- Academic Dissertation: A Mathematical Analysis of the Second Order Blind Identification Algorithm
- Implemented algorithms for geometric data analysis of large, high-dimensional data sets arising in real world problems.

Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Bucharest
Teaching Assistant (2000- 2001)
- Responsible for teaching undergraduate classes: Linear Algebra, Differential Geometry, Calculus;

Foreign Languages

English, French, Spanish

Married, two children