Mircea Dan Geoana
NATO Deputy Secretary General
Mircea Geoana is founder and president of the Aspen Institute Romania and chairman and founder of MG International Strategic Consulting Group. Previously, he was president of the Romanian Senate from 2008 to 2011 and president of Romania’s Social Democratic Party from 2005 to 2010. Geoana ran for the Romanian presidency in 2009, receiving 49.6 percent of the vote. Prior to this, he was ambassador to the United States and Romania minister of foreign affairs. Geoana is a founding member of Harvard Club of Romania and Moldova, honorary chairman of the George C. Marshall Association Romania, and serves on the boards of trustees of the Aspen Institute US, Aspen Germany, and Aspen Italia.