Cristina Mahika

Portfolio Manager

As a portfolio manager, Cristina is currently involved in bond and money market funds management. Thanks to a professional experience of over 9 years in financial departments within a number of banks and corporations, she is a valuable team asset. Cristina has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and has a PhD in Business Management, both from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies.

Adrian Anghel

Head of Sales

With an experience of over 10 years in the field of asset management, Adrian joined the team to manage and improve the funds’ sale process. His experience accumulated through key positions within the field, of operating on local and international financial markets constitutes an advantage in interacting with investors, in diversifying the distribution channels, as well as in developing the product assortment and its positioning. His training adds value to the financial education campaigns which the company carries out. Adrian is a graduate of the Faculty of Finance, Insurance, Banking and Stock Exchange of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies.

Mirela Chirițescu

Internal Control Director

Mirela has a valuable experience of over 20 years in the field of Romanian capital markets. After thoroughly studying legislation specific to the capital market within the National Securities Commission, Mirela decided to move to the private sector, having held various positions within a number of brokerage companies. As of 2009, Mirela joined the OTP Asset Management team, as Internal Control Manager. Mirela is a graduate of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, the Faculty of Finance, Banking and Accounting, majoring in “Accounting and Management Informatics”.

Filon Anghel-Grigore

Head of Operations

With an experience of over 9 years in back-office and mid-office teams in numerous companies from the field of investment funds management, Filon coordinates the Operations and Back-office team. As a graduate of the Faculty of Management within the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, he developed managerial skills, attention to detail and the optimistic spirit, which were so characteristic to him, and these represent an asset in ensuring quality of the carried out activity. The experience attained during these years is valuable in the situations his department meets, and the latter finds efficient solutions for these issues.

Dragoș Manolescu

Deputy CEO

Dragoş brings his added value to the team, having over 12 years of experience in the treasury departments of banking groups and asset management teams, where he was actively involved in rebranding of funds and portfolio rebalancing activities. Dragoș Manolescu graduated from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, the Faculty of International Relations and has a Master’s Degree in International Project Management from the same university.

Daniel Dumitrescu

Operations Manager

Daniel has a Bachelor’s degree in international Economic Relations, as well as a Master’s degree in International Financial Risk Management, both obtained from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies. As Operations Manager, having an experience of 3 years in the field of asset management, Daniel brings an essential contribution to the department’s performance, as he is responsible both for the validation of distribution processes and the computation of managed funds’ assets. Daniel is also responsible for the elaboration of investment funds specific reporting.

Dan Popovici

CEO

With an experience of over 20 years in the field of capital markets, Dan has been involved in numerous projects regarding the structuring of public offerings of securities, such as equities, corporate and municipal bonds and also in the management of investment funds. As CEO of OTP Asset Management Romania, he is responsible for the development of the medium and long term strategy, and is actively involved in the company’s projects. Dan graduated the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, majoring in “Economic Engineering” and has a Master’s Degree in “Financial and Capital Markets Management” from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies.

Cristiana Mihai

Head of Marketing

Cristiana is a graduate of the Faculty of Letters from the University of Bucharest, is a Specialist of Communication and Public Relations, and has also attended advanced Master’s studies in the same field within the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration. Her academic background is completed by an experience of over 14 years attained in various financial groups, where she carried out her activity from the operational area up to the Customer Care and Customer Service area. Currently, Cristina is responsible for the company’s marketing and communication projects.

Alexandru Ilisie

Investments Director

Alexandru coordinates the investment team and actively participates in the investment decision making process alongside his colleagues. He is a graduate of the Science Faculty, majoring in Mathematics&Physics  from the Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu and has a Master’s degree in Banking and Capital Markets from the Babeş Bolyai University in Cluj. Alexandru has solid basis in mathematical training, technical analysis skills, and 12 years of experience as a broker both on the stock and derivatives markets within a number of investment companies and treasuries of other banking groups.

Cătălin Manolescu

Risk Manager

Cătălin started his activity on the capital market in 1997, holding a series of positions – Broker, Trader and subsequently Head of Trading – within a number of brokerage companies and credit institutions. Also, before joining the team in 2015, Cătălin worked for 7 years in the Treasury Division of an important financial-banking group in Romania. In his 20 years of experience, Cătălin has been actively involved in numerous projects on the capital market: public offerings and listings on the Bucharest Stock Exchange of stocks, bonds and structured products.

Cătălin has a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, specialised in “Industrial robots” from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest and a Master’s degree in “Finance and Insurance” from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies

Adriana Ciobanu

Operations Manager

Adriana has an experience of over 5 years in the field of fund management and is currently the Operations Manager of the company. Among Adriana’s most important responsibilities is computing the assets of funds under management, the validation of distribution transactions, as well as carrying out investment fund-specific reporting activities. Reliability, results oriented focus and the desire to accumulate new experiences make Adriana a valuable team member and ensure the fact that day to day issues are resolved successfully. Adriana graduated from the Theology Faculty of the University of Bucharest, majoring in Foreign Languages.