FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS
Board of Directors
The Political Leadership Academy is a think-tank, registered as an NGO in Romania,
which focuses on creating a school of thought in Eastern Europe, in the area of
leadership, aiming to teach a new generation of leaders for post-communist countries.
Chair Scientific Council
Dr. Larisa Ivascu (Ph.D. in Management; MBA; B.A. Software Engineering) – is Associate Professor at Politehnica University of Timisoara – Romania, Faculty of Management in Production and Transportation, Department of Management, having more then 15 years of experience in programming, teaching and research. Dr. Larisa is the Chair of the Entrepreneurship Office of Politehnica University of Timișoara and Director of Research Center in Engineering and Management. Dr. Larisa is also part of international research bodies: Vice-President of the Society for Ergonomics and Work Environment Management, Member of World Economics Association (WEA), International Economics Development and Research Center (IEDRC) and Academic Management Society of Romania.
Ciprian Trocan is a graduate of the Polytechnic University of Timișoara, with a master’s degree in economics and a law degree, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in “local public administration management”.
County Councilor of Timiș County and executive director within the Timișoara City Hall, in the past, Ciprian was the advisor to the mayor of Timișoara and the chief of staff of a parliamentary cabinet.
Narcis Nagy is a graduate of both the Polytechnic University of Timișoara, with a master’s degree in industrial intelligent systems and West University of Timișoara as a licensed psychologist. He is specialized in analyzing, modeling and transforming the perception of everyone’s unique digital fingerprint, for those who understand the power of social media environments.
With over 500 carefully constructed digital portfolios for members of Parliament, mayors, ministers and councilors, he achieved the knowledge that can make a difference for those who want to be part of the next generation leaders all over the world.
Alexis Andreas Dobre graduated from the West University of Timisoara, having studied Marketing at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. He is, currently, working towards a Master’s degree in “Marketing and Sales Management”. Andreas has, also, worked for 2.5 years as a Personal Adviser for an MP’s office in the Romanian Parliament, the Chamber of Deputies, and is particularly active in the Timis County politics, as a member of the Liberal Students’ Club.