Bogdan Cernescu is Managing Director, Head of Corporate Coverage at Banca Comerciala Romana. In his role, he leads various teams responsible for advising and serving the banking needs of large corporate, SME, public & infrastructure sector and commercial real estate clients across Romania.

He currently serves also as supervisory board member of BCR Leasing and Tiriac Group.

Bogdan has gathered nearly 25 years of banking, financial services and real estate experience within institutional and entrepreneurial organizations. Before his current appointment he acted as managing director with Tiriac Group overseeing the real estate ventures, serving also as board member of Allianz Tiriac Asigurari. Between 2005 to 2014, Bogdan had a series of commercial or general management roles of increasing importance with Erste Group and BRD Groupe Societe Generale. He had started his career in late nineties in organizations pioneering Romania’s financial services sector such as Banca Tiriac – later on to become Unicredit Tiriac Bank and Motoractive – which grew into becoming the largest independent automotive lessor subsequently acquired by GE Money.

A native of Constanta, Bogdan graduated with a degree in finance & banking from Academy of Economic Sciences from Bucharest in 1998.