Cristina Padeanu is a senior professional with over 15 years of experience in the health sector, having worked in governmental, non-governmental and not-for-profit organisations. During her career in the field of health, Cristina has been involved in policy planning, research and in the management of projects funded by European, international and national grants. Her role in EU-funded projects included coordination, technical and financial reporting, research and policy paper writing. She will also contribute her experience in health promotion and prevention to the activities concerning health awareness. Cristina has an educational background in social science, public health and project management.