Radu Boroianu, President

Radu Boroianu graduated in 1968 from the “I.L. Caragiale” Theatre and Film Institute in Bucharest, the Faculty of Stage Directing and he was a director for many theatres in the country until 1989.

Since 1990, he has been a founding member of the managing board of The Tzigara-Samurcaș Foundation, managing member of the Institute for Liberal Studies and Honorary President of the Association for Promoting Contemporary Visual Arts (positions from which he retired while he is holding his mandate as President of the Romanian Cultural Institute).

Between 2013-2014 he was the President of International Commission for the Evaluation of Brancusi Works and State Secretary with the Ministry of Culture. In July 2014 he became Vice-president of the Reforming Liberal Party, having renounced that position on the 29th of April 2015 along with his withdrawing as a member of RLP.

Between 2007 and 2013, he was the Founding President of the Art Dealers Association and member of the Art Dealers International Association, President-General Director and co-founder of the auction house Artmark and of Art Society Gallery and Point Contemporary Gallery (2008-2010), as well as administrator of European Art Gallery (2010 and 2012).

Vice-president of Public and International Relations of RP International (France) between 2006-2007, in 2005 he was appointed State Secretary for Francophony within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and personal representative of the Romanian President with the Francophony International Organization Council.

He was appointed ambassador of Romania to Switzerland (1997-2001).

He enrolled in the National Liberal Party in February 1990. Vice-president of the National Liberal Party – Youth Wing from 1990 to 1994, and then Executive Vice-president of the NLP (1994-1997).

During the 1996-2000 legislature, he was elected senator of NLP Ilfov, and resigned in 1997. He was minister delegate of Public Information (1996-1997) and State Secretary at the Ministry of Culture (1990-1992).

Editor-in-chief of the Viitorul NLP magazine (1990), he was manager of the Viitorul Românesc media trust and publishing house until 1993.

Between 1960 and 1989 he was director and artistic vice-manager of the theatres Al. Davila, Pitești, Ion Vasilescu, București, Țăndărică, București, and also collaborated with theatres from France and Poland.

Certified translator of French from 1967, he authored and co-authored the translation of Dosarul Moliere (Leon Thoorens), Uși închise, Diavolul și bunul Dumnezeu (Jean Paul Sartre), Au plaisir de Dieu (Jean D’Ormesson) etc., as well as articles and essays in the cultural media.

Having completed the courses Authenticating the Art of the Old Masters (2009-2010) with the Transilvania Heritage Summer University, Radu Boroianu was awarded the titles of Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, France (1998), Comandor of the Order of Merit, Romania (2000) and the Gold Medal of the Senate of the French Republic on his 65th birthday (2007).

Descărcare CV Europass (română) Radu Boroianu