Filip-Alexandru Negreanu-ArboreanuDeputy Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Vălean at Transport, European Commission
Filip Negreanu-Arboreanu is Deputy Head of Cabinet for the Transport Commissioner at the European Commission, in charge of relations with the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament, of the European Green Deal and the coordination of the digitalisation of transport. He joined the European Commission in December 2019 and is currently responsible for the long-term strategy for sustainable and smart mobility, and for the transport aspects of the Green Deal.
Over the last ten years, he has been working as Policy Advisor in the European Parliament, for the Chair of the Industry, Research and Energy and the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committees. During this time, Filip Negreanu coordinated policies on energy infrastructure, Emissions Trading Scheme, CO2 emissions, eCall and EU innovative funding mechanisms, such as Project Bonds.
Among the main legislative dossiers closely followed is the report on the Connecting Europe Facility, which identified and responded to the needs of designing a new financing mechanism that would address market failure and long-term financing needs for energy infrastructure.
Filip holds a PhD in Geopolitics at the University of Bucharest focusing on the development of a regional gas hub in Southeastern Europe, and a Masters of Arts in Business Administration.