Florin Iliescu has been a member of the IWA since 2001, a regular participant in the IWA congresses and conferences, and a Regional Director for Danube and Eastern Europe since April 2014.
His long professional career has always been related to the water sector. As the General Director for a medium size Water Company in Romania he used his leadership skills, his business development skills, strategic planning and environmental awareness in order to develop and implement new strategies and programmes. From 2012, as a consultant, his communication skills and ability to identify new opportunities supported him to connect people from academia, water utilities and other professionals working in the Romanian water sector, to implement EU Programs and projects in Romania. His permanent preocupation with the water sector made him one of the founding members and Vice-President of the Romanian Water Association from 1995, and Governing Representative from Romania to IWA.
Florin has extensive professional experience in different roles, and is dedicated to improve and to develop the water sector in the Danube and Eastern Europe. He is passionate about travels, sports, reading and he loves to help people, being involved in charity work as a founding member of the Rotary Club Bistrita.