Our Board

United Way’s strength is its dedicated volunteers – people who want to make a positive impact on our community by guiding United Way’s work as part of our Board of Directors. Thanks to these volunteers, our community grows stronger day by day.




Ioana Hațegan – Managing Partner, Hațegan Attorneys


Vice President

Vladimir Kalinov – Vicepresident, Raiffeisen Bank



Andrei Pogonaru – ‎Partner, Central European Financial Services

Radu Florescu – CEO South East Europe, Centrade-Cheil

Călin Avram – Finance Manager – Business Lease Romania

Lidia Fați – Founding Member and CEO, Dacris Group

Peter Weiss – Board member, Aegean Baltic Bank

Mariana Gheorghe – Non-executive director, ING Group, Netherlands

Ciprian Lăduncă – Managing Partner, LCL

Fady Chreih – CEO, Regina Maria

Marian Dinu  – Country Managing Partner, DLA Piper


The members of the United Way Romania board are elected for a period of 6 years, according to the organization’s statute. Since 2004, to date, important business and diplomatic figures have held this position, engaging and helping to develop and transform United Way Romania into today’s successful organization.

Former members of the United Way Romania board:

H.E. Philippe Beaulne, Rangam Bir, Bill Bowman, Marialaura Ciampoli, Cristina Dăianu, Dana Deac, Ruxandra Dumitrașcu, Radu Enache, Ileana Farmache, Radu Florescu, Nicoleta Gavrilă, Victor Geus, Linda Griffin, Steven van Groningen, Jeri Guthrie-Corn, Anca Harasim, Pascal Henssen, Yorgos Ioannidis, Dan Ionescu, Joanne Lemay, Cristina Simion, Kurt Strohmayer, Stefanos Theocharopoulos, Mihai Tudor, Remi Vrignaud, Peter Weiss, Lynn Wells, Gary Whitlie