Bogdan Patru joined the Public Policy team in 2017, being responsible for coordinating for Mastercard Public Policy  activities in Romania and Croatia (from 2020).  In his work at Mastercard his main focus has been the reduction of shadow economy through electronic payments, promotion of financial inclusion and digitization both at national and local levels, enablement of smart city collaborations with local authorities, and public policy support for the topics of digital payments, anti-money laundering legislation and Digital ID.