Anca Boagiu
Anca-Daniela Boagiu is a Romania
Romania is a country located at the crossroads of Central and Southeastern Europe, on the Lower Danube, within and outside the Carpathian arch, bordering on the Black Sea...

n engineer and politician. A member of the Democratic Liberal Party
Democratic Liberal Party (Romania)
The Democratic Liberal Party is a populist, centre-right party in Romania. It was formed on 15 December 2007, when the Democratic Party merged with the Liberal Democratic Party. From 2004 to 2007, the Democratic Party was part of the governing Justice and Truth Alliance...

 (PD-L), she was a member of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies
Chamber of Deputies of Romania
The Chamber of Deputies is the lower house in Romania's bicameral parliament. It has 315 seats, to which deputies are elected by direct popular vote on a proportional representation basis to serve four-year terms...

 for Bucharest
Bucharest is the capital municipality, cultural, industrial, and financial centre of Romania. It is the largest city in Romania, located in the southeast of the country, at , and lies on the banks of the Dâmbovița River....

 from 2000 to 2008 and has sat in the Romanian Senate
Senate of Romania
The Senate of Romania is the upper house in the bicameral Parliament of Romania. It has 137 seats , to which members are elected by direct popular vote, using Mixed member proportional representation in 42 electoral districts , to serve four-year terms.-Former location:After the Romanian...

, also for Bucharest, since 2008. In the Mugur Isărescu
Mugur Isarescu
Mugur Isărescu is the Governor of the National Bank of Romania. From 22 December 1999 to 28 November 2000 he served as Prime Minister. He is a member of the Romanian Academy....

 cabinet, she served as Minister of Transport in 2000; in the Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu
Calin Popescu-Tariceanu
Călin Constantin Anton Popescu-Tăriceanu is a Romanian politician. He was the Prime Minister of Romania between 29 December 2004 and 22 December 2008...

 cabinet, she was Minister of European Integration from 2005 to 2007; and in the Emil Boc
Emil Boc
Emil Boc is the Prime Minister of Romania, having served since December 2008. In June 2004, he was elected Mayor of Cluj-Napoca, the largest city in Transylvania. Boc is also the president of the Democratic Liberal Party, who designated him as Prime Minister in 2008. On October 13, 2009, his...

 cabinet, she is again Transport Minister since 2010.


In 1995, she graduated from the Constructions Faculty, Hydrotechnical section of Ovidius University
Ovidius University
-Curriculum:The university offers courses in Cultural Studies, Medicine and Mathematics in English., students coming from Moldova, Albania, Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, India, Turkmenistan, South Africa are enrolled as international students....

. From December 1994 to January 1996, Boagiu was assistant director for contracts and then director of construction on a project to repair two roads, DN38 and DN39, in Constanţa County
Constanta County
Constanța is the name of a county in the Dobruja region of Romania. Its capital city is also named Constanța.-Demographics:In 2002, it had a population of 715,151 and the population density was 101/km². The degree of urbanization is much higher than the Romanian average. In recent years the...

. From the following month until March 1997, she was in charge of procuring and spending outside grants at the National Roads Administration. For two years from May 1997, she headed the Phare
The Phare programme is one of the three pre-accession instruments financed by the European Union to assist the applicant countries of Central and Eastern Europe in their preparations for joining the European Union....

 management programme at the Transport Ministry. From May 1999 to June 2000, she administered projects with outside financing at the Transport Ministry. Following the resignation of Traian Băsescu
Traian Basescu
Traian Băsescu is the current President of Romania. After serving as the mayor of Bucharest from June 2000 until December 2004, he was elected president in the Romanian Presidential Elections of 2004 and inaugurated on December 20, 2004...

 to become Mayor of Bucharest
Mayor of Bucharest
The Mayor of Bucharest , sometimes known as the General Mayor, is the head of the Bucharest City Hall in Bucharest, Romania, which is responsible for city-wide affairs, such as the water system, the transport system and the main boulevards...

, she was named Transport Minister, serving from June to December 2000, when the Isărescu cabinet lost power after an election
Romanian legislative election, 2000
Legislative elections where be held in Romania on November 26, 2000, together with the Presidential election. The Greater Romania Party made big gains, as did the PDSR, which became the ruling party. The formerly governing Romanian Democratic Convention lost all its seats and was shortly...

. She entered Parliament at that election, serving two terms in the Chamber, where she was on the following committees: industry and services (2000-2008); equality of opportunity between men and women (2000-2004); European integration (2000-2004); European affairs (2004-2008); and European integration (2004-2006). She was European Integration Minister from August 2005 to April 2007, when the ministry was disbanded following the accession of Romania to the European Union
2007 enlargement of the European Union
The 2007 enlargement of the European Union saw Bulgaria and Romania join the European Union on 1 January 2007. It was the latest expansion of the EU, though considered by the European Commission as part of the same wave as the 2004 enlargement of the European Union.-Negotiations:Romania was the...

. Elected to the Senate in 2008
Romanian legislative election, 2008
Legislative elections were held in Romania on November 30, 2008. The Democratic Liberal Party won most seats in both the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate, although the alliance headed by the Social Democratic Party won a fractionally higher vote share.-Electoral System:President Traian Băsescu...

, her committees there have been European affairs and education, science, youth and sport (2008-), and she has been vice president of the Senate since February 2010. That September, Boagiu was again named to the Transport Ministry by Boc, following a cabinet reshuffle.

Boagiu is not married and has an adopted son. In 2010, she was made a chevalier of the Légion d'honneur
Légion d'honneur
The Legion of Honour, or in full the National Order of the Legion of Honour is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul of the Consulat which succeeded to the First Republic, on 19 May 1802...

. Within her party, she has been head of its Sector 2
Sector 2 (Bucharest)
Sector 2 is a sector in Bucharest.-Demographics:Sector 2 is the city's most multicultural sector. In particular, it contains Romania's largest community of Chinese people, who mainly live in the districts of Colentina and Obor....

chapter, vice president of the permanent national bureau (BPN), and executive secretary of the BPN's economic department.

External links

Personal site Profile at the Romanian Senate site
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