Andrei-Mihai Pogonaru is a founding partner of the asset management arm of CEFS.

He was involved in early structuring and fundraising for both REP and BOF funds. He is currently running a number of REP's portfolio investments, including a large commercial real-estate development in the centre of Bucharest. Andrei was also a member of the boards of various Romanian companies, including the National Grid of Romania (2 years).

Previously, he established the first mobile banking business in Romania and its first solar power plant over 5 MW.

Mr Pogonaru holds BA and MA degrees in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge, Trinity College.