Dragoș Bucurenci holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and served as Communication Adviser in the cabinet of the European Commissioner for Regional Policy. He was named Manager of the Year 2021 by readers of the Capital magazine.

After a career in the civil society, doubled by one in television, Dragoș specialized in public affairs and communication.

As Philip Morris Romania’s Director of External Affairs, he is paving the way towards a smoke-free Romania and spearheads a campaign that aims to replace outdated policies with new approaches rooted in science and technological innovation.

He is a certified NLP Coach (by the Academy of Coaching and NLP in California) and an authorized trainer of the Process Communication Model®. He trained thousands of managers in public speaking, storytelling and interpersonal communication.

He teaches storytelling at the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration in Bucharest.