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George Oprea - Honorary consul of the Republic of Moldova
In February 2012, the Minister of External Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova have nominated Mr. George Oprea to the position of Honorary Consul of the Republic of Moldova to Ontario, Canada. After that the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) of Canada have also approved the candidature of Mr. George Oprea to the position.
(Chisinau, June 6, 2012: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Mr. Iurie Leanca handing over the nomination as Honorary Consul in Ontario to Mr. George Oprea)
George Oprea was born in Romania, but since 1987 lives in Canada. He attended Polytechnic University in Bucharest, Romania (1971 – 1976). Four years later he enrolled at the Academy of Business Administration for Post Graduate studies. He is also a Professional Engineer (P.Eng).
George Oprea has almost 40 years of Technical Sales Experience, and business experience in Canada and worldwide.
• Vice President for 2 years and President for 3 years of the Association of Romanian Engineers in Canada (2005 – 2010)
• Member of the Experience Requirement Committee at PEO (Professional Engineers of Ontario), assessing Foreign Educated Engineers when applying for the P.Eng. accreditation; Initiated a series of Mentorship Programs for Engineers (2004 – Present).
• Received the “2012 Ontario Volunteer Service Award” for 10 years of uninterrupted support for PEO
George Oprea speaks English, French, and Romanian. He also knows some Italian and Turkish.