ECUMEST members

Dan BARTHA-LAZAR, "Radu Stanca" Theatre, Sibiu
Dragos BUHAGIAR, Scenographer
Eugen COJOCARIU, Vice-editor in chief, Radio Romania International
Claudia CONSTANTINESCU, Architect, coordinator of the Euroatelier Association
Aura CORBEANU, Executive director, UNITER
Carmen CROITORU, Manager, events & PR, Cultural Communication
Alexandru DABIJA, Theatre director
Stefania FERCHEDAU, Member of the Executive Board, ECUMEST
Florin MIHAILESCU, Professor, Faculty of Film, UNATC
Georgeta Maria IUGA, Manager IUGA Foundation, Baia Mare
Virgiliu MARGINEANU, General director, OWH TV Studio, Chisinau
Delia MUCICA, Secretary general, Ministry of Culture and Religious Affairs
Oana RADU, Expert, Member of the Executive board, ECUMEST
Corina RACEANU, Councillor, Direction for Culture, Religious Affairs and National Cultural Heritage of the Timis County
Corina SUTEU, Founder of ECUMEST, expert and consultant in the fields of cultural management and european cultural policies, trainer
Iulian VRABETE, Musician, Holograf


Corina SUTEU

Corina Suteu is the founder of the ECUMEST Association, independent expert and consultant in the fields of cultural management and european cultural policies, trainer, and currently president of the association. Formerly, she was head of the Cultural Management Unit of the Institut de l’homme et de la technolgie (Nantes); president of the European Forum of Cultural Networks and, for 9 years, director of the European Master's degree in cultural management of Dijon Business School in France, where she initiated and implemented the MA program ECUMEST for Eastern Europe. She is also the initiator of the Policies for Culture ECF/ ECUMEST program. She works regularly as an expert for various cultural organisations - Council of Europe, Open Society Foundation, Boekman Foundation, European Cultural Foundation (Amsterdam), IETM, ENCATC, etc. She is author of studies and articles in the above mentioned fields and teaches regularly cultural policies in France, Romania, Serbia and other European countries. Presently she is director of the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York. (

Expert, member of the Executive board

Oana Radu is member of ECUMEST, taking part in the Executive board and contributing to the association's activities as expert in the field of cultural policies and coordinator of several cultural cooperation projects in Eastern Europe. She is regional coordinator for South East Europe of the Policies for Culture programme, jointly developed by ECUMEST and the European Cultural Foundation in Amsterdam. She is initiator of the ARCult programme aiming to provide to the Romanian cultural sector specialized assistance (information, action research, consultancy) in the field of cultural policies and legislation. She holds an MA in cultural management from the Dijon Business School, France. Currently she is deputy director of the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York. (

member of the Executive board

Stefania Ferchedau is member of ECUMEST. She has a BA in classical philology from the University of Bucharest, and is co-author of a series of translations from Latin and ancient Greek published at the Polirom publishing house since 1999. In 2002-2003, she worked on programming of films and events at the Romanian Cinematheque, while following a MA programme in cultural management. Since 2003 she joined ECUMEST and contributed to the development of its numerous projects aimed at 'making it work' for the cultural sector and at supporting contemporary creativity. Among these are Policies for Culture, Press Stress Group, ARCult & Piata de dezbateri (ARCult Forum) or the production of a series of lectures, master classes and workshops with theatre director Andrei Serban. She also coordinated during this time a series of the ECUMEST publications. (

Elena IACOB - Accountant