Matei Florea is a partner with Schoenherr in Bucharest, where he heads the Banking & Finance and the Projects/PPPs/public procurement practice groups. A highly skilled professional with over 14 years of legal experience in an international law firm, he is used to bridging the worlds of private enterprise and government, having worked extensively with and for public bodies and municipalities. Matei is married to Alexandra Florea (http://embadiary.wordpress.com
) and they have two children, David and Ela. He graduated from the Bucharest Law School and also holds a degree in European Law from the Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne en coopération avec le Collège Juridique Franco-Roumain d'Etudes Européennes. Matei enjoyed a one year secondment (02/2008 – 03/2009) with Slaughter and May, Debt Capital Markets department, London/UK.