Romanian MEP, vice-chair of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
Corina Cretu MEP is a Romanian progressive politician, currently vice-chair of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, as well as a vice-chair of the EP Committee on Development, also activating in the Committee on Foreign Affairs. She has been a Member of the European Parliament since 2007.
She is Deputy Chair of the Romanian Social Democratic Party (PSD) since 2011 and PSD representative in the Presidency of the Party of European Socialists.
Previously, she was elected Senator in the Romanian Parliament (2004-2007) and has also served as the Romanian President's adviser and spokesperson (2000-2004).
In 2009 she has published the book “Romania in Europe”.
Prior to entering politics she worked as a journalist.
Ms. Cretu was born on 24 June 1967 in Bucharest, Romania. She graduated from the Faculty of Planning and Economic Cybernetics of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies (1989).