Samira G. Serbanescu

Deputy Managing Director , International Government Relations

Bucharest, RO

+40 21 037 23 51452

Samira joined McGuireWoods Romania in February 2011 as a public affairs manager and now holds the position of deputy managing director. As head of the Consulting team's European energy practice, she assists clients with government relations and political risk assessment, as well as business development matters focused primarily on energy issues. Samira provides clients with extensive industry analysis, business risk assessment and political reports.

Prior to joining the firm, Samira held various assignments with the Romanian government and served as political counselor with Embassy of Romania in Washington, D.C. During her time at the Embassy, Samira worked closely with American public institutions, think tanks and lobby organizations while consolidating her diplomatic experience and international relations career with a focus on the Middle East, energy and international security issues. Before working in the public sector, she worked as a communications and public relations assistant.

During her career, Samira has completed training courses in diplomatic affairs and international relations at the Romanian Diplomatic Institute and other institutions. She also has obtained foreign languages specializations abroad.

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