‘Did you have a good world when you died? – enough to base a movie on?’ 

Jim Morrison, ‘An American Prayer’

Olivia Rusu

Job summary/responsibilities:

Olivia joined Studyportals in November 2013. She is leading the content management center of Studyportals, in Bucharest, Romania (Studyportals Intelligence Agency). The team was set in place in order to manage all the content published on all the Portals. Olivia set up the company in Romania in March 2014 with initially 4 people. Today she manages a team of 50 people and counting..

General introduction/background:

Olivia’s academic background starts with a BA in Political Philosophy, during which she did her Erasmus in Padua, Italy, continuing with an MSc. in Marketing and ending (maybe) with the Erasmus Mundus Master in Bioethics. She is an active member of the Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association (EMA), one of Studyportals partner organizations. Previously, she worked for Reuters Romania, as Sales and Marketing Assistant.

Key challenge:

Her main challenge is to assure that everything in the Bucharest office runs smoothly, as well as communication with the company’s headquarter, taking care of all the administrative work and direct contact with local public authorities.

Favourite activities:

When she is not running the data content management office, she engages in various social activities with friends, with singing being part of them. She also enjoys travelling and escaping the city for the seaside.

Favourite Listed Programme:

Favourite Listed Programme: Erasmus Mundus Master of Bioethics is the programme she graduated after finding it on www.mastersportals.com. The programme is taught during one year period, via the collaboration between KU Leuven – Belgium, Radboud University Nijmegen – The Netherlands and University of Padova, Padua – Italy