Paul Aparaschivei is a senior public policy professional, with +14 years of experience. Currently, he is leading the public policy department at eMAG, a Romanian e-commerce and tech group.

An important part of his role is to connect business associations, decision makers and various non-governmental and academic stakeholders around one common goal: Romania’s social and economic development via digital transformation. Prior to that, he was a consultant in political, electoral and institutional communications.

Paul holds a PhD in Political Communication, with a thesis focused on online political communication and discourse analysis.