Nicolae Robu serves as Mayor of Timisoara, the best city for business, outside the capital, according to the Forbes Magazine and the European Capital of Culture in 2021. Previous work involved him being the Rector of the Polytechnic University in Timisoara for 8 years and Vice Rector of the same university for 14 years.
Mr. Robu has a PhD in Computer Science and was awarded various scientific titles such as Honorific Professor and Doctor Honoris Causa.
He was elected in June 2016 for the second time as Mayor of Timisoara and is constantly involved in enhancing the quality of life for the citizens in Timisoara.
Nicolae Robu was elected in 2008 as a member of the Romanian Senate and has been part of the Education, Youth, Science and Sport Committee for 4 years.
As for his political career, Mr. Robu was Vice President of the National Liberal Party between 2013 and 2017 and currently is the leader of the Timis county subsidiary of the National Liberal Party since 2009.