2008 - Present Research Fellow in Labour Economics, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, U.K.. Contract: Full-time; employed on a fixed-term contract from 19 May 2008 to 1 August 2014, and on a permanent contract as of 1 August 2014.

2007-2008 Research Officer in Management and Productivity Analysis, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford, U.K.

2008 Ph.D. in Economics, Department of Economics, Lancaster University, U.K.

Thesis area: Labour Economics

Thesis title: “The Impact of Workplace Practices on Company and Employee Performance in Britain”

Supervisors: Prof. Steve Bradley and Dr. Rob Simmons

Examiners: Prof. Sarah Brown (external) and Prof. Jim Taylor (internal)

2000 Master in Business Administration (MBA), Huron University, London, U.K.

1999 Business Studies Programme, Institut Supérieur de Gestion, Paris, France

1999 B.Sc. Degree (Valedictorian), Major in Business Administration, Faculty of Economic Studies in Foreign Languages, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania