BIS Director, Mr. Valeriu Lazar, is a Senior Expert with over 22 years of professional experience in the economic field, 12 of which in public service, including the Government of Moldova and the Ministry of Economy. As Minister of Economy and Deputy Prime Minister, between 2005-2006 and 2009-2014, Mr. Lazar had an important contribution in promoting the state economic policy, implementing strategy reforms, and the European integration process. In his position as Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy, Mr. Lazar also held the position of Governor / Representative of Moldova at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), at the same time coordinating the work of several ministries and government agencies with economic profile and institutional platforms related to regional development, rural development, etc. As national coordinator of technical assistance for economic projects and government responsible for investment projects of national interest (such as International Free Port Giurgiulesti, Free Economic Zones, pipeline Iasi-Ungheni), Mr. Lazar has gained an extensive experience in interaction with various development partners of Moldova (such as the World Bank, UNDP, USAID, GIZ, SIDA etc.), international institutions, agencies and regulators, professional and business associations in the country and abroad. In addition, Mr. Lazar has worked successfully in business consulting, during many years, providing strategic and operational management for BIS, and being directly involved, as a senior expert, in the implementation of multiple projects of BIS in the interest of its clients, especially in the area of strategic planning. The areas of expertise of Mr. Lazar include such fields as Public Administration, Coordination of investment projects of national interest, Restructuring and reorganization of enterprises, and developing strategic planning documents such as national and sectorial strategies and programs, regional development strategies – including his position as Chairman of the National Council of Coordination for Regional Development. Mr. Lazar holds a Degree in Engineering, later attending courses and professional training studies organized by prestigious institutions abroad such as the International Institute of Public Administration (Paris, France) and the European Institute of Public Administration (Belgium). Mr. Lazar is fluent in Romanian, Russian and French, also good knowledge of English and Italian.
Sergiu recently joined our team. Expanding on a diverse career in capital markets with both Moldovan and international banks, he now seeks to leverage his broad aptitudes in BIS-Capital. In addition to his experience and past contributions, Sergiu brings with him a desire to deliver quantifiable, excellent results. Both his education and 22 years of professional experience in the banking and finance sector make him uniquely qualified specialist. As part of his professional experience - acquired primarily in Eastern Europe - he has had the opportunity to work not only with the private sector but also with countless international financial institutions and local governmental bodies. Furthermore, during his long experience he has had the chance to maximize both his managerial and his decision making skills. Sergiu believes his firsthand emerging markets experience combined with his international education and relevant linguistic skills (fluent in Romanian and Russian, very good in English and French) would provide a unique perspective to the achievements of BIS-Capital.
BIS Project Director, Mr. Viorel Munteanu, has 18 years of professional experience, 7 of which in the field of oil and gas exploration and production and 5 in the field of financial and accounting consulting. Another 4 years he dedicated to development and management of investment funds like World Bank, DFID and Energy Efficiency Fund. He gained over 9 years of professional experience working with central and local state bodies and governmental administrations (Ministries, Agencies, Regulators, etc.) dealing with the implementation of medium and large investment projects in the energy sector. Various projects in Kazakhstan, Kenya, Southern Sudan or Uganda during a period of over 7 years highlight his international working experience. Being involved in the business consultancy for more than 5 years, Mr. Munteanu specialized in restructuring and reorganization of big industrial companies.
Mr. Vlad Furdui, as Head of the Corporate Finance Department, has gained an extensive professional experience in Analysis, Planning & Financial Management, as well as elaboration of business plans and sectorial and competitiveness studies. He is also a proved expert regarding market researches and sector analyses. During his activity as director of BIS Capital Mr. Furdui developed market research plans, monitored supply and demand situation and real estate, offered general financing consulting or consulting and brokerage operations with real estate.
Mr. Stas Madan is an expert with a good reputation in developing and conducting projects related to market researches, competitiveness and sectorial analysis, private sector development. As a local business consultant for the last six years, Mr. Madan has built a good background as a business advisor in areas like market researches, conducting surveys, performing strategic planning for businesses and private-public partnerships, formulating various scenarios of implementing the business models, assessing investment climate and analysing the Macroeconomic set of indicators. As a Head of Marketing Intelligence, Mr. Madan continuously improved his skills in conducting market researches. Mr. Madan has records of working in partnership or under assignments with international institutions like WB, IFAD, UNDP, USAID.
As member of the Corporative Finance Department, Mr. Danu provides specialized expertise and assistance for entrepreneurs who want to launch and grow their business, aiding them in business plan elaboration and strategic planning. His financial background also recommends him as an expert in pre-feasibility and feasibility studies of business ideas, as well as economic analysis of the company. Under BIS, Mr. Danu worked with such projects as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Agricultural Competitiveness and Enterprise.
Capmaru Iurie successfully carries out the role of a Consultant at BIS Group since January 2014. His activity in the Marketing Intelligence Department involves carrying out sectorial and competitive studies, market investigations and also covers involvement in business plan elaboration. Due to an extensive understanding of macroeconomic and banking indicators, Mr. Capmaru is responsible for the delivery of detailed monthly economic reports to one of the company’s most important beneficiaries - Sudzucker Moldova.
Tatiana Lozovan is the witness of the company’s longevity since its foundation. The expertise areas of Mrs. Lozovan comprise accounting and auditing, fiscal administration, financial planning and reporting, etc. The cumulative experience in the field of financial management of commercial societies producing goods and services recommend Mrs. Lozovan as a perfect specialist in the areas of tax legislation and National Standards of Accounting.
As an Office Manager within the BIS team, Ms. Mazilu is responsible for facilitating the efficient functioning of our office through a wide range of administrative, clerical, financial and managerial activities. She is also the companies’ first liaison with clients, partners and stakeholders ensuring prolific, long-term relationships.