Master of Science, Bucharest University.
Engineer, 1976—1979; university assistant Bucharest Construction Institute, 1980—1991. Director general Radio Contact Romania, 1992—1996. President Association Automobile Producers & Importers, 1994—1997, 2001—2003, honorary president, since 2003.
Founder & executive secretary National Liberal Party, 1990—1992, vice president, 1993—2004, ad interim president, 2004—2005, president, since 2005. Member Romanian Constituent Assembly, 1990—1992, Romanian Parliament, since 1996. State minister Government of Romania, 1996—1997, minister industry & commerce, 1996—1997, prime minister, 2004—2008.
Member Commission for Economic Politics, Reform & Privatization, 1996—2000. Vice president Budget, Finance & Banks Commission, since 2000. Vice president European Democrat Liberal Party, since 2003.
Married; 2 children.