Dr Victor NEGRESCU
Lecturer, National University for Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania
Vice-Chair of the Culture and Education Committee in the European Parliament
Member of ARC8 Expert Group on Inclusive Learning and Teaching in a Digital World
Dr Victor Negrescu is a university lecturer at the National University for Political Studies and Public Administration in Bucharest (SNSPA). He is also the Vice-Chair of the Culture and Education Committee in the European Parliament and rapporteur on the European digital education policy.
He is an emerging leader, active in the field of education, digital innovation, entrepreneurship, European financing, citizens’ rights, and institutional affairs. His latest success was to promote in the European Parliament a resolution on education and to introduce in the Recovery and Resilience Facility a recommendation to Member States to allocate 10% for education and 2% for the culture and creative sector.
Former Romanian Minister for EU Affairs in charge of the preparation of the EU Council Presidency, he was in the past a digital innovator and a professor before holding the position of MEP.
Victor Negrescu is an active promoter of EU values, chairing the PES activists Romania and European Movement Romania organizations. He won in 2015 the MEP of the Year Award for the digital agenda and got recently an award from the Romanian digital industry for his efforts in promoting digital skills and education.