Nadia C. Crisan

Senior Vice President and Director, International Government Relations

Washington, DC

+1 202 857 2930

BIO
Nadia Crisan serves as a senior vice president in the international government relations group and is also the managing director for McGuireWoods Romania. Her main responsibilities are to expand and promote McGuireWoods' cross-border and international projects at all levels. In her role as a trusted advisor, she assists clients and investors in Europe, South America, Asia and the Middle East.

She joined the McGuireWoods team in February 2007 to help open the firm’s office in Bucharest. Based on a combination of skills in diplomacy and international and media relations, Nadia focuses her practice primarily on strategic advice to foreign and local investors, government relations, strategic communications, commercial diplomacy and business development.

Prior to joining the firm, Nadia served as first secretary at the Embassy of Romania in Washington. In that capacity, she was responsible for promoting Romania’s policies and interests before the United States Senate; strengthening relations with American investors in Romania; and articulating the Romanian perspective on international security to various Washington think tanks. Before that, she worked as a consultant for the International Olympic Truce Center of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs and as a program assistant for the International Center for Journalists. Nadia is also an accomplished journalist having worked for two newspapers and as a correspondent for Romanian National Television. She has written extensively on foreign policy related to the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.

While earning her master's degree at Tufts University, Nadia served as editor-in-chief of the Fletcher Ledger and was honored as a recipient of the HB Earhart Fellowship. As an undergraduate, she studied at Illinois State University with a double major in political science and Spanish and has studied and taught at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Taxco, Guerrero and Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
AFFILIATIONS

Member, Board of Directors, Ford Romania, 2009-present

Member, Board of Directors, American Chamber of Commerce, Romania, 2013-2015

Vice President, Board of Directors, American Chamber of Commerce, Romania, 2013-2014

PUBLICATIONS
Author, "A sacred obligation," The Diplomat Bucharest, July-August 2015
SERVICE AREAS

Economic Incentives Negotiation

Executive and Legislative Affairs

Regulatory Solutions

Strategic Communications and Grassroots

Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility

Trade and International Affairs

Nadia Crisan