Member of Parliament
Simina Tulbure is a Member of the Chamber of Deputies in the Romanian Parliament and the Vice President of the Renew the European Project of Romania (REPER) party. She represents the Romanians living abroad in the Parliament, leading the Parliamentary Friendship Group with the UK, and she is a member of the committees dedicated to the Diaspora, education, and Romania’s OECD accession. She was awarded a BA in English Language and an MA in English Language and Literature by the University of Essex in the United Kingdom, and during her studies, she received multiple awards for her volunteering work and for promoting Romanian culture in the academic community. She has a background at European institutions, as Liaison Trainee at the European Parliament and Administrative Assistant at the European Investment Bank. In the Romanian Parliament, she passed legislation regarding educational inclusion, Ethics, and Education for European citizenship as mandatory learning modules, facilities for youth public participation, and support for seasonal workers. She currently works on legislation dedicated to combating human trafficking, Diaspora affairs, e-identity cards, guaranteeing safe abortion procedures, and decriminalizing the possession of 3g of cannabis for personal consumption. She is fluent in English and Spanish and intermediate in French and Portuguese.