Vasile IugaCluster Leader for South-Eastern Europe, PwH

Vasile Iuga is the Country Managing Partner of PwC Romania and Managing Partner of PwC for South-Eastern Europe (SEE). Mr. Iuga joined PwC upon its incorporation in Romania, in 1991. His areas of expertise include large-scale auditing projects delivered in accordance with International Standards on Auditing of financial statements. He also has extensive experience in financial reporting in compliance with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). He became Partner in 1997 and, starting with 2004, he has been the Country Managing Partner for Romania. In 2008, Vasile Iuga was appointed Managing Partner of PwC for South-Eastern Europe (SEE), being also member of the PwC Managing Board Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

In over 23 years with the firm, Mr. Iuga acquired in-depth knowledge of the Romanian business environment, being
involved in hundreds of projects advising companies across all industries. He led a significant number of large-scale ventures, providing audit and transactions services to multinationals and large national companies.

In acknowledgement of his contribution to the development of entrepreneurship in Romania and the important role in forging the professionalisation of financial audit in Romania, Mr. Iuga received the title of Professor Honoris Causa from the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania.

Vasile Iuga is a member in a wide range of professional bodies, including the Association of Chartered Certified
Accountants (ACCA-UK), the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Public Audit Oversight Board of Romania (PAOB) and the Aspen Institute Romania Board. He was also the Vice-President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Romania (AmCham) for a considerable number of years.

A graduate of the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Mr. Iuga also attended executive trainings within Harvard Business School, London Business School, INSEAD and IMD Business School programmes. In addition, he is the co-author of the first Romanian book on strategy – Success Formulas for the Next Decade – released in 2011, and of the volume 7 fundamental themes for Romania, released in 2014.

Mr. Iuga is also a frequent speaker within national and international conferences on a variety of topics related to economic development, competitiveness, financial markets and others.