Bogdan was born in Bucharest on January 12th 1979. After high-school interest in literature he switched focus by enrolling at the Academy of Economic Studies / Faculty of International Economic Relations, which he graduated in 2001. His major was International Transactions, and his diploma essay focused on e-commerce. During the year 2000 he had a three-month scholarship in the UK at the Nottingham Trent University / Faculty of Economics and soon after gratuating he started working with PricewaterhouseCoopers Romania, first in the audit practice, and afterwards (since 2004) in transactions (Mergers & Acquisitions), specialising in financial due diligence. I am currently a Senior Manager with PwC. In 2005 he qualified as a chartered accountant and became a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK. He is very keen on music (classical and popular), and in the history and sociology of music. He also enjoys skiing, and playing tennis.