Anca is an economist with experience in top-level national and international institutions, such as National Bank of Romania, Ministry of Public Finance, International Monetary Fund and the European Commission.

During November 2015 – January 2017, she served as Minister of Public Finance. She is associate professor at several universities and, she is the author of many research papers and articles.

Anca holds a PhD, master and bachelor degrees in economics and finance from Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, National School for Political and Administrative Studies and George Washington University.