Having an experience of almost 22 years within the banking system (occupying management positions for 14 years), in 2008 Mrs. Mirela Iovu joined the CEC Bank management team, as Vice-president, advancing from this position to the position of Head of Legal and Compliance Department of the Bank.
In the present, she is PhD student of the Doctoral School of the Law Faculty of Bucharest, having a degree in legal sciences at the Law Faculty within "Lucian Blaga" University of Sibiu. She is also Master of Business Administration (MBA) at City University of Seattle, USA and she has obtained a Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance, from ICA (International Compliance Association) in cooperation with The University of Manchester-Manchester Business School.
Mrs. Iovu passed several national and international specialization courses and internships in different fields, as mediation and other alternative conflict settlement methods, capital markets, compliance, internal governance, risk management, financial and business restructuring, NPL workout, anti-fraud, business intelligence, and recently, GDPR, digital banking & disruptive technologies.
Mrs. Iovu is also an active member of several technical committees of the Romanian Association of Bankers and since May 2007, she is the banking community representative, in capacity of permanent member, within the Legal Support Group of the European Payment Council (EPC) for the Single European Payment Area (SEPA) Project. She is Vice-president of the Association of Financial-Banking System Legal Advisors, founder member and secretary-general of the European League for Economic Cooperation – ELEC ROMANIA, as well as member in many other non-governmental and professional organizations but also an active attendant in civic and industry think-tank groups.
Mrs. Iovu was also invited to lead several courses, seminars and conferences about: the control system, the governance, ADR, the insolvency prevention, the loan restructuring and recovery, the digital agenda, being for some time also lecturer within the Romanian Banking Institute and for MBA Programme of City University of Seattle, as well as within Global-training Romania, for "Consumer behavior" course.