Ionuț is the Head of the Cybercrime Academy within the EU Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL), being responsible for developing the necessary knowledge and expertise on cybercrime in law enforcement authorities across Europe.

Previously, he was involved in capacity building programs aiming at strengthening legislation and institutional capacities on cybercrime as Senior Project Officer within Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe and also acted as a cybercrime investigator and the Head of the Dept for Combatting Online Frauds and Electronic Payment Frauds, within the Romanian Police, Central Cybercrime Unit having more than 14 years’ experience in the cybercrime field.

He is a certified trainer and he has provided seminars for financial sector professionals in Romania and abroad covering Online Money Laundering, Payment Card Fraud, Blockchain and Crypto Currencies and Measures for Combating Financial Criminality. Ionut holds a Bachelor degree in Law from the Police Academy, a Bachelor degree in Communication and Public Relations, from the National School of Political Studies and Administration and a Master’s degree in International Cooperation.