Gabriela Hartescu, PhD

Gabriela is the Dean of Envisia – Boards of Elite. In this capacity, she fosters and encourages research within the school and supports curriculum development, the initiation and design of new programs in line with Envisia’s overall curriculum objectives and serves as the education and academic representative of the business school to external bodies.
Gabriela is also the Chair of the Academic Committee at the International Association for Sustainable Economy (IASE) and the President of the Banking Commission, International Chamber of Commerce within the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
She is a member of professional associations such as: Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), Association of the Romanian Financial and Banking Analysts (AAFBR) and Association of Independent Administrators (AAI).
Gabriela has an extensive experience in financial services industry, before joining Envisia, she was the CEO of the Romanian Banking Institute, Member of the Board of Directors and Chairperson of Triple E EFCB Committee at the European Banking and Financial Services Training Association (EBTN) etc.
She holds a PhD in Finance from the Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest and recently was granted by Henley Business School – University of Reading UK with the title of Visiting Fellow in Marketing and Reputation.