Professional experience


Starting April 3rd 2015 –present, People’s Advocate (OMBUDSMAN)

1973 – present, Moldova State University, law professor

2002 – present, admission to practice law – lawyer license

1993 – 2003, Academy of Public Administration, Law Professor

1994 – 1998, Free International University of Moldova, Law Professor

1996 – 2002, Constitutional Court of Moldova, judge

1990 – 1994, Moldovan Parliament

Deputy chairman of the permanent commission for self-management and local economy; President of the special Commission for the problems of the districts in the south of the country (populated by the Gagauz ethnics), member of the Committee for drafting the Constitution of the Republic of Moldova


1995 – University of Connecticut Hartford, CT, USA, Certificate of participation

1982 – State University "M.V.Lomonosov", Moscow, Russian Federation, TrainingFaculty, law degree

1973 – State University "A.A.Jdanov" in Leningrad, Russian Federation, Law degree with Honours

1968 – Boarding School No.1 in Chisinau, Certificate of graduation with medal


1998 – The European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France

1994 - 1996 - Legal expert within the project "Modernization and development in an open society","Viitorul" foundation, Chisinau, Moldova;

September 1996 - European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht, the Netherlands;

August 1996 - Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium;

July-August 1996 - National Institute of Public Administration, Portugal;

September 1995 - Constitutional and Legislative Policy Institute (COLPI), Budapest, Hungary;

October-December 1993 - Study and documentation regarding the issues of the authorities in the self-management process, England, USA, Japan, Singapore

Other activities

2005 – 2010 - Judge of the Court of Arbitration and Mediation of the Union of Agricultural Producers' ”UniAgroProtect"

1998 – 2002 - Chairman of the Scientific-Consultative Council of the Constitutional Court of Moldova;

1997 - 2002 - Liaison Officer of the Constitutional Court of Moldova with the Venice Commission and the Association Francophone Constitutional Courts;

1994 - 1997 - Legal expert in the Law Commission and the Commission for public self-management issues, "Soros" Moldova


State awards


"Civic Merit" Medal, Order of Honor, Order of the Republic


Romanian – native, Russian – fluent, French – limited working proficiency, English – elementary proficiency


Phone Number: 
(+373 22) 23-48-00
16 Sfatul Tarii street, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova