Former Minister of National Education and Scientific Research. He is head of the UNESCO Chair on Science and Innovation Policies at the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA). He is also acting as General Director of the Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation (starting with 2010)

Adrian Curaj has been working as a consultant with World Bank, UNESCO, UNIDO, ETF and EC for studies in Tertiary Education, Science and Innovation, and Foresight. He has been actively involved as project leader or expert in many research projects, most of them in research management, higher education management and foresight, areas where he also published scientific articles and books. Two of the inventions he is co-author received gold medals at the Geneva Invention Salon 2009 and 2013.

Adrian Curaj is a member of the Romanian Association for the Club of Rome, Romanian representative in the EUI (European University Institute) High Council and fellow to the World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS).

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