Join us for the 3rd edition of the Future of Governance International Conference, a dynamic exploration of governance trends at the global, regional, and local levels, built under the umbrella Governance Challenges in a Global Ecosystem. This thought-provoking gathering will delve into the multifaceted landscape of governance, examining both its global impact and nuanced dynamics within socioeconomic and political ecosystems.

Our experts - authorities, regulators, top notch consultants, business representatives - will dissect the latest trends in governance, offering insights into the challenges and opportunities faced by organizations globally.
The event will conclude with a keynote speech that promises to inspire and provoke us, synthesizing the day's discussions and offering key takeaways for leaders and practitioners alike.

Who will join  

  • Chairs and Board Directors from some of the most important companies and institutions in Romania and abroad
  • Authorities, national and international
  • Governance Practitioners
  • C-suite Professionals representing some of the most prominent organisations
  • Media 

Why you should join  

  • Expand your perspective on challenges and future evolutions in the Corporate Governance field
  • Learn valuable insights from high-level professional with a wide expertise in board practice, corporate governance and sustainable growth
  • Be part of a professional community that shares the same values and principles 

The event will be held at InterContinental Athénée Palace, Episcopiei Street, no. 1-3, Bucharest
 

  • 09:00Welcome and registration. Power morning coffee networking session
  • 10.00 - 10.15Opening remarks
  • 10:15 - 11:45Year in Review: Global, Regional and Local Trends in Corporate Governance
  • 11.45 - 12:00Coffee break
  • 12:00 - 14.00Masterclass: Corporate Governance Challenges in the Political, Social and Economic Ecosystem
  • 14.00 - 15:00Lunch break
  • 15.00 - 17.00Roundtable: Geopolitical Influences in Strategic Governance
  • 17.00 - 17:30Foresight: Future scenarios
  • 17.30- 18:00VIP Keynote Speech
  • 18:00 - 19.30Conclusion and Networking Cocktail

Distinguished Speakers

  • Romanian Prime Minister, Marcel Ciolacu - invited
  • NATO, Mircea Geoană, Deputy Secretary General - invited
  • World Bank, Anna Akhalkatsi, Country Manager for Romania and Hungary - confirmed
  • EBRD, Victoria Zinchuk, Director for Romania - confirmed
  • The British Embassy in Bucharest, Giles Matthew Portman, British Ambassador to Romania - invited
  • The General Secretariat of the Government (SGG), Mircea Abrudean, General Secretary of the Government - confirmed
  • The General Secretariat of the Government (SGG), Adrian Țuțuianu, Deputy General Secretary of the Government - confirmed
  • Chancellery of the Prime Minister, Florin Spătaru, State Counselor
  • Agency for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Performance of Public Enterprises (AMEPIP), Mihai Precup, President - confirmed
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania, Luca Niculescu, State Secretary/National Coordinator for Romania's OECD Accession Process - confirmed
  • KPMG Romania, Victor Iancu, PhD, Associate Partner - confirmed
  • PwC Romania, Dinu Bumbăcea, Country Managing Partner, Advisory Leader - confirmed
  • EY, Aurelia Costache, Partner, AI & Data Leader - confirmed
  • Deloitte Legal, Andrei Burz-Pînzaru, Partner - confirmed
  • Petrom, Christina Verchere, CEO of Petrom - confirmed
  • Foreign Policy Research Institute, Antonia Colibașanu, Senior Fellow and Senior Analyst, Geopolitical Futures - confirmed
  • Henley Business School and Envisia Business School, Andrew Kakabadse, Professor of Governance and Strategic Leadership | Chairman - confirmed

  • Romanian Prime Minister, Marcel Ciolacu - to be confirmed
  • The General Secretariat of the Government (SGG), Mircea Abrudean, General Secretary of the Government 

Join us for an insightful journey through the tumultuous landscape of global governance as we host our esteemed panel of well-known experts. Delve into a comprehensive Year in Review, where we analyze the shifts and nuances in governance practices across global, regional, and local arenas amidst challenging times. Gain valuable insights into emerging trends, innovative strategies, and impactful developments shaping the governance landscape on a worldwide scale. 

  • World Bank, Anna Akhalkatsi, Country Manager for Romania and Hungary 
  • EBRD, Victoria Zinchuk, Director for Romania 
  • The General Secretariat of the Government (SGG), Adrian Țuțuianu, Deputy General Secretary of the Government 
  • Agency for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Performance of Public Enterprises (AMEPIP), Mihai Precup, President 
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania, Luca Niculescu, State Secretary/National Coordinator for Romania's OECD Accession Process 

Join us as we explore the intersection of digital innovation and governance, unraveling the impact of digital transformation on the public ecosystem. Dive deep into the realm of sustainable governance practices, where we debate the intricate balance between environmental, social, and governance aspects in policymaking. Learn from the best as we dissect successful Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), uncovering invaluable lessons and best practices in collaborative governance initiatives. Finally, equip yourself with essential strategies for navigating the complexities of risk management in today's interconnected public ecosystem. Don't miss this opportunity to gain insights and expertise from leaders at the forefront of governance innovation.

  • KPMG Romania, Victor Iancu, PhD, Associate Partner 
  • PwC Romania, Dinu Bumbăcea, Country Managing Partner, Advisory Leader
  • EY, Aurelia Costache, Partner, AI & Data Leader 
  • Deloitte Legal, Andrei Burz-Pînzaru, Partner 

Welcome to our exclusive roundtable - this dynamic forum, in which we bring together thought leaders and experts to debate the intricate interplay between geopolitics and strategic governance. Join us as we delve into the geopolitical factors shaping global governance strategies, navigating through geopolitical tensions, alliances, and shifts that impact decision-making at the highest levels. Gain unique perspectives, strategic insights, and actionable solutions as we explore the nexus between geopolitics and governance in today's ever-evolving landscape. 

  • NATO, Mircea Geoană, Deputy Secretary General - to be confirmed
  • Chancellery of the Prime Minister, Florin Spătaru, State Counselor
  • Foreign Policy Research Institute, Antonia Colibașanu, Senior Fellow and Senior Analyst, Geopolitical Futures
  • Henley Business School and Envisia Business School, Andrew Kakabadse, Professor of Governance and Strategic Leadership | Chairman
  • The British Embassy in Bucharest, Giles Matthew Portman, British Ambassador to Romania - to be confirmed
  • OMV Petrom, Christina Verchere, CEO