Cristian Ghingheș

Program Director, Green, Environment, and Mobility

Cristian spearheads our initiatives within the Green, Environment, and Mobility Policy Cluster while actively contributing to our strategic planning efforts. With an extensive professional background in public policy spanning both national and local contexts, Cristian currently holds the position of Deputy Mayor in Bacău, the 14th largest city in Romania with a population of 136,087, a role he assumed in October 2020. His dedication to public service is further evident through his longstanding tenure as an independent member of the Municipal Council since 2016.

Before assuming his current role, Cristian served as a Project Coordinator at the Romanian Academic Society, where he played a pivotal role in leading critical programs addressing local and national policy issues. His expertise lies in areas such as urban mobility, public administration, and fostering civic participation.

Cristian earned his Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and pursued a Master’s in Organizational Management at the Nicolae Titulescu University of Bucharest.