Victor-Viorel Ponta, Prime-minister

• Address: Baia de Fier (com. Baia de Fier), Gorj County, Romania
• Nationality: Romanian
• Date of birth: September 20, 1972


• December 2004 – onwards, Member of the Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of Romania, representing the citizens of Gorj Constituency No. 20;
• March 2011 – onwards, Member of the Committee on Foreign Policy, Romanian Parliament
• April 2010 – onwards, Member of the Joint Commission of the Chamber of Deputies and Senate to develop a legislative proposal to revise the Constitution of Romania,
• October 2009 – March 2011, Member of the Committee for Legal Matters, Discipline, and Immunities, Romanian Parliament
• March 2009 – onwards, Deputy Chairman of the Joint Special Committee to debate, in an emergency procedure, the Criminal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Civil Code and the Code of Civil Procedure, Romanian Parliament
• September 2006 – February 2007, Vice-President – Standing Bureau of the Chamber of Deputies, Romanian Parliament
• February 2004 – September 2006, Secretary - Standing Bureau of the Chamber of Deputies, Romanian Parliament


• October 2002 – March 2007, PhD Lecturer, Criminal Law Department, Romanian-American University of Bucharest
1996 – 1998, Assistant Lecturer, Criminal Law Department, Romanian-American University of Bucharest


• May 2012 – onwards, Prime Minister, Romanian Government
• December 2008 – October 2009, Minister Delegate for Government Relations with the Romanian Parliament, Romanian Government
• March 2004 –December 2004, Minister Delegate for the Control of the International Grant Programs Implementation and for Monitoring the Application of the EU Acquis, Romanian Government
• 2001 – 2004, Secretary of State, Head of the Romanian Government's Control Body, Romanian Government
• 2001, Member of the Special Committee on criminal acts committed by Government officials, Romanian Government
• 2001, Member of the Supervision and Guidance Board of the Authority for Bank Assets Capitalization, Romanian Government


• 2000 – 2001, Prosecutor and Coordinator, Romanian Unit for Combating Money Laundering
• 1998 – 2001, Prosecutor, Anti-corruption and Criminal Prosecution Department; specialized in the area of economic and financial fraud, Prosecutor's Office of the Supreme Court of Justice
• 1995 – 1998, Prosecutor, Prosecutor's Office of the Court of Justice District 1, Bucharest


• February 2010 – onwards, President of the Social Democratic Party(PSD)
• December 2006 – February 2010, Vice-President of the Social Democratic Party
• 2005 – 2007, Vice-President of ECOSY (European Community Organization of Socialist Youth)
• November 2002 – November 2006, President of the Social Democratic Youth


• August 2000 – onwards, Expert Assessor, GRECO programme, Council of Europe (European Group for Combating Corruption)
• November 2007, Participant in the "Visiting the U.S." Justice Program, at the invitation of the United States Department of Justice.
• May 2003, Participant in the Third Global Forum on Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity, Government of the Republic of Korea, Seoul
• July 2000, Participant in the "Organization of Justice in England and Wales" Programme, British Association for Central and Eastern Europe, London
February 1999, Participant in the “Global Forum on Fighting Corruption”, U.S. Government, Washington D.C.


• July – August 2004, ”Summer Program in History, Politics and Society” Course Exeter College, Oxford University, England
• July 2002, Training session in the area of anti-fraud fight, OLAF (European Anti-Fraud Office), Brussels, Belgium
• December 2001, Courses at the School of International Criminal Law, organized by the University of Bucharest and ELSA (European Law Students' Association)
March 2001, Training session in the area of financial, banking and electronic fraud, USA Department of Treasury, Washington D.C.
• December 2000 – February 2001, Professional training stage, Anti-Mafia Prosecutor's National Office, Rome, Italy
• February 1999, International seminar on Offshore Companies, National Bank of Greece, Athens
• October 1998, Training course on the control of financial and banking fraud, Federal Bureau of Investigation (as part of the United Nations Development Programme), Bucharest
• 1991–1995, Diploma Criminal Law, Law School, University of Bucharest


• Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana, 2004
• National Order ”Serviciul Credincios” (”Faithful Service”) in Knight, 2002


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