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March 19, 2011

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CURRICULUM VITAE

*. Family name: *******

2. First names: ****** Constantin

3. Date of birth: February 24, 1974

4. Nationality: Romanian

5. Civil status: Married

6. Contact details: phone: +40721225677

7. Education:

Institution Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:

[date from- date to]

King’s College London, UK, Postgraduate Diploma in EC Law

October 2000 – June 2001

Academy of Economic Studies, Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations

October 1992 - August 1998

University of Bucharest, Bachelor’s Degree in Law

October 1992 – June 1997

Institute of Internal Auditors, Certified Internal Auditor

USA,

2005-2006

ACCA, UK, Professional Scheme (3/14 final exams to be attempted in June

2005 – to present 2011)

8. Language skills: Indicate competence on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 - excellent; 5 - basic)

Language Reading Speaking Writing

Romanian Mother tongue Mother tongue Mother tongue

English 1 English 1

Spanish 2 Spanish 2

Italian 3 Italian 3

French 4 4 4

9. Membership of professional bodies:

• Romanian Association of Internal Auditors (AAIR)

• The Institute of Internal Auditors, USA (The IIA)

• Corporate Governance Committee - the American Chamber of Commerce

10. Other skills: computer literacy (Microsoft Office, AutoAudit/GRC); driving licence

11. Present position: Senior Manager

12. Years within the firm: 6 years

13. Key qualifications:

• Over 15 years of professional experience, 7 of which in the area of accounting and tax reform in

Romania and 6 in business advisory and risk management.

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• Strong experience in the management of many projects aimed at re-engineering or improving business

and financial and accounting processes, evaluating the enterprises control environment, testing the

operational effectiveness of internal controls, developing operational manuals and procedures (Internal

Audit and SOX inclusive).

• He has participated in consultancy, audit and evaluating projects with organizations in the government

and public sector, being responsible for key aspects such as checking the eligibility of expenses and

the existence of an appropriate accounting record system, evaluating applications for EU funding,

assistance to SMEs in general management and entrepreneurship.

• He has been involved in major restructuring and post-acquisition integration projects mainly aimed at

enabling and coordinating restructuring, optimization and alignment efforts under an IMO framework.

• He served company clients operating in various industry sectors – Power & Utilities, Oil& Gas,

Financial Services, pharmaceutics, FMCG, telecommunications including Enel, OMV, CEZ,

Bucharest Stock Exchange Group, Volvo Leasing, Provident Finance, EFG - Bancpost. Avon,

Sabmiller, InBev, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, A&D Pharma, Johnson Controls, Ringier, European

Commission and Romanian public authorities.

• Responsible for firm strategy and objectives execution and business development

• Concur in defining strategies and objectives of the department;

• Concur in longer- and short-term planning of the department’s resources;

• Monitor key performance indicators of the department on a regular basis;

• Determine and manage projects’ budgets and financials;

• Counsel and coach designated counselees;

• Concur in recruiting personnel for the department: interviews, assessment centres,

public presentations;

• Appraise performance and provide regular feedback to staff managed;

• Concur in the development of training policies and programs for the department’s

staff;

• Draft proposals for firm service offerings and negotiate with clients;

• Deliver training on EY methodology – EMEIA trainees;

• Country Internal Audit Champion;

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14. Post-grad professional experience

Date from-Date to Location Position Description

July 2009 – November 2010 Romania Senior Italian SOX (‘Law 262’) project for an energy company (ENEL).

Main activities:

Manager/

- document ten core and finance processes for the group in Romania including

Manager

Sales and Purchase of Energy, Asset Management, Inventory Management,

Financial Management, Credit Management, FSCP in the form of narratives,

flowcharts and risk and control matrix;

- test adequacy and operational effectiveness of the Internal Control System;

- recommend remediation actions, with full cost-benefit analysis and assistance in

implementation;

- review operational policies and procedures for P2P, O2C, Inventory management,

Fixed Assets, Payroll, FSCP processes;

- reconcile the income in the ERP system with the billing application and assist in

the year-end closing.

September 2010 Romania Senior An Internal Audit External Quality Review Assessment for an Oil&Gas company

(OMV PETROM) - (largest in Romania).

Manager

Main activities:

- conducted interviews with Board and Audit Committee (A/C) members

regarding the positioning of the IA

- conducted interviews with CAE and IA managers to understand current

challenges facing IA

- review IA charters, manual, procedures and job descriptions

- review sample IA files containing reports and working papers for compliance

with IA manual requirements and company relevant policies and procedures

- prepared report with findings and recommendations for the BoD and A/C

March 2011 Romania Senior An Internal Audit External Quality Review Assessment for telecomm company

(Deutsche Telekom - Romtelecom).

Manager

Main activities:

- conducted interviews with Board members regarding the positioning of the IA

- conducted interviews with CAE and IA managers to understand current

challenges facing IA

- review IA charters, manual, procedures and job descriptions

- review sample IA files containing reports and working papers for compliance

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Date from-Date to Location Position Description

with IA manual requirements and company relevant policies and procedures

- prepared report with findings and recommendations for compliance with IIA

standards

November 2010 Romania Senior Internal Audit outsourcing for a P&U company (RWE POWER ROMANIA).

Main activities:

Manager

- perform risk assessment (at enterprise and process level)

- document processes and define audit universe

- prepare annual audit plan based on risk assessment report

- prepare work programs and execute on the annual plan individual missions

- report on results to company’s BoD

June 2010 – present Romania Senior Internal Audit outsourcing for an investment fund (FONDUL PROPRIETATEA) -

(2nd largest company in Romania in terms of capitalisation and managed by

Manager/

FRANKLIN TEMPLETON).

Manager

Main activities:

- perform risk assessment (at enterprise and process level)

- document processes and define audit universe

- prepare annual audit plan based on risk assessment report

- prepare work programs and execute on the annual plan individual missions

- report on results to company’s BoD and the Fund Manager

March 2010 – present Romania Senior Evaluating application projects under Regional Operational Programme in

Romania on priority axes 4 (SME) and 5 (tourism) in the capacity as a financial

Manager/

evaluator (MINISTRY OF DEVELOPMENT).

Manager

Main activities:

- Assess quality of applications against criteria set by the Managing

Authority including compliance with programme objectives, project

quality, maturity and sustainability

- Prepare individual reports with findings and recommendations and

overall conclusion

- Liaise with Managing Authority and Intermediary Bodies

December 2011 - present Romania Senior Work-stream leader of a three-year project of technical assistance for SMEs

under the Sectoral Operational Programme Human Resources Development

Manager

with the MINISTRY OF LABOUR – Budgeting, Planning and Financial

Management.

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Date from-Date to Location Position Description

Main activities:

- Design and deliver training material for seminars and workshops to

SMEs and potential entrepreneurs in four geographical areas (25 events)

- Provide coaching to a number of selected SMEs on subject-matters

related to Budgeting, Planning and Financial Management.

February -March 2010 Romania Manager Internal Audit outsourcing for the BUCHAREST STOCK EXCHANGE Group.

Main activities:

- perform risk assessment (at enterprise and process level)

- document processes and define audit universe

- prepare annual audit plan based on risk assessment report

- prepare work programs and execute on the annual plan individual missions

- report on results to company’s BoD

February - October 2009 Romania Manager Project for roll-out of re-designed integrity FCPA-compliant corporate processes,

policies and procedures (Johnson Controls)

Main activities:

- participate in HQ train-the-trainer program on re-designed corporate policies,

procedures and internal controls around accounts payable, approval authority,

chart of accounts, S&D due diligence, supplier due diligence, travel &expenses

- run workshop for local personnel to raise awareness of new corporate policies,

procedures, processes and controls

- coach on local personnel to assist in effective implementation of changes

- conduct on-site tests for operational effectiveness of newly designed internal

controls and report on results to HQ top management

November 2009 Romania Manager Internal Audit outsourcing for a P&U company (RWE).

Main activities:

- perform risk assessment (at enterprise and process level)

- document processes and define audit universe

- prepare annual audit plan based on risk assessment report

- prepare work programs and execute on the annual plan individual missions

- report on results to company’s BoD

July 2008 – December 2008 Romania Manager Project for financial processes improvement for a pharma company (GSK).

Main activities:

- review the operational policies and procedures and enhance financial processes

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Date from-Date to Location Position Description

efficiency;

- improve the internal control system

April – May 2008 Romania Manager Internal Audit outsourcing for consumer finance company (IPF - Provident

Romania).

Main activities:

- perform risk assessment (at enterprise and process level)

- document processes and define audit universe

- prepare annual audit plan based on risk assessment report

- prepare work programs and execute on the annual plan individual missions

report on results to company’s BoD

October 2007 – March 2008 Romania Manager Internal Audit Manager seconded to a consumer goods company (SABMILLER)

Main activities

- evaluate the effectiveness of business and accounting and financial processes

- analyze and follow up the operating and investment costs against the budgeted

parameters

- assess strategic risks and review business plans

- perform the appraisal of financial projects for sales income

- make recommendations for gap plugging as a result of audit assignments

accompanied by cost-benefit analysis

- evaluate the internal control system

July 2006 – June 2007 Romania Senior Post-merger and compliance integration project for an energy company (CEZ ).

Main activities:

Consultant

- provide assistance in the integration of local operations into group structure and

align with regulatory and group requirements;

- provide assistance in the design of a Finance Shared Service Centre in Romania

including preparation of the business plan

- re-engineer financial and accounting processes;

- coordinate the customer’s strategic projects: SAP implementation, FSSC set-up,

organizational restructuring and post-acquisition integration;

- roll-out of training on new processes and procedures to client staff.

January – April 2006 Romania Senior Internal Audit co-outsourcing for bank (EFG - Bancpost).

Main activities:

Consultant

- execute missions on both corporate and retail lending and deposit making

processes

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Date from-Date to Location Position Description

- validate observations with auditees

- draft audit reports for manager’s review and final validation with client.

March 2005 – December 2005 Romania Senior Post-merger and compliance integration project for an energy company (ENEL).

Main activities:

Consultant

- provide assistance in the integration of local operations into group structure and

align with regulatory and group requirements;

- document and improve P2P and O2C processes and design working instructions

for client personnel’use;

- coach client staff on revised processes and new procedures.

March 2005 – June 2006 Romania Senior EDIS Assessment of Readiness and compliance audit. Objectives: audit ISPA and

Consultant Phare programme management prior to EDIS; review internal procedures; audit

Project Implementation Units (PIUs)/ Final Beneficiaries (FB) and selected

implementing agencies; prepare control objectives; perform on-site control visits;

prepare visit reports for PIUs/ FB; make recommendations for enhancing the

compliance with EDIS requirements. (MINISTRY OF FINANCE)

Main activities:

- check the eligibility of expenses reimbursed to Beneficiaries;

- check the actual payment of amounts included in reimbursement requests;

- check the existence of analytical accounts at the level of the Beneficiary’s chart

of accounts, as well as of the accounting record of all data regarding the

financed projects;

- check the document-keeping and the existence of audit trails

September 1998 – February Romania Associate Main activities:

- Advise in the implementation of EU Accounting & Auditing directives (4 th,

2005 Consultant

7th, 8th ) and of International Accounting Standards (IASB’ s IFRS) and

International Standards on Auditing (IFAC’s ISAs) in Romania;

- Co-ordinate activities between consultant team and Romanian Government

in order to ensure the soft implementation of the Programme and the

relations between partners;

- Assist WORLD BANK to produce ROSC (Report on the Observance of

Standards and Codes) for Romania and draft and implement the Country

Action Plan;

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Date from-Date to Location Position Description

- Manage the Programme’s individual initiative budgets;

- Manage the Programme’s local team and supervise and review their work.

November 1993 - September Romania Manageme Main activities:

nt Trainee • Write, tutor and lecture on banking subjects to Romanian Bankers: financial

1998

ratio analysis, capital market funding and operations; SME lending and

business plan preparation; fundamentals of derivative financial instruments;

fundamentals of banking;

• Provide translation and interpretation services including support services for

training courses to Romanian Bankers delivered by English-speaking

consultant trainers.

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