Macroeconomic updates for 2024 and beyond in Romania – 2nd edition

Date:06/12/2023 9:30 am
Location:Novotel Hotel, Bucharest

BRCC in partnership with Banca Transilvania, is delighted to invite you once again to the conference “Macroeconomic updates for 2024 and beyond in Romania”, 2nd edition.

Discover the main macroeconomic forecasts from our top experts. The event will take place on the 6th of December at Novotel Hotel starting with 09.00.

In 2022 growth reached 4.7% driven by strong private consumption and robust investment. Growth is set to continue for the upcoming period at a slower pace than in 2022 due to persistent inflation, tight financing conditions and low growth in trading partners

Nevertheless, next year Romania will register above-average economic growth while Hungary and the Czech Republic will underperform. Overall, real GDP is projected to grow by 3.2% in 2023 and 3.5% in 2024, according to a recent OECD report. 

Moreover, the fiscal policy should adapt to the economic developments in an agile way, while support measures should be redirected at the most affected sectors. 

The event will focus on:

  • Macroeconomic updates for 2024 and beyond
  • The impact of the monetary policy
  • Updates on tax and fiscal updates in various sectors
  • Changes in the Fiscal code starting with 1 st of January

Event agenda:

  • 9.30-10.00 – Registration and welcome coffee
  • 10.00-10.10 – Opening Remarks by BRCC Chairman Colin Lovering
  • 10.10 -11.40 – Panel discussion moderated by Inga Ţîgai – Partner, KPMG Head of CEE Tax Technology; followed by Q&A session
  • 11.40 – 12.40 – Coffee Break and Networking session


The event will be most relevant for top management representatives, senior executives, company representatives involved in business planning, management and investment decisions.

The event is free of charge and requires registration in advance. 




Opening remarks:

Colin Lovering – BRCC Chairman

Based in Romania for over 11 years now. Colin is International Business Partner for Brainovate Leadership Consultants as well as a well know Senior Advisor on Real Estate and Office design.

He is also a lecturer at the University of Bucharest plus a familiar face hosting and moderating major business events in Romania. As a Business performance Expert, Colin has trained CEO’s, Executives, Department Managers, Sales people and hundreds of professionals in North America, China, South Africa and right across Europe.


Event Moderator:

Inga Ţîgai – Partner, KPMG Head of CEE Tax Technology

In the ever-changing Romanian and international tax and regulatory environment, tax functions need to be effective today and prepared for tomorrow.

With 18 years of experience in tax advisory in the Big Four, Inga is the Head of Tax and Legal Technology in KPMG Romania and CEE Tax Technology.

Her expertise as a driver for tax function transformation and a Global Mobility Services (GMS) is highly regarded in the market. She also brings considerable experience in supporting Romanian Tax Authorities with the development of new technology and improving the tax landscape for better serving the taxpayers. Inga is an active member in tax and business taskforce groups, member of the tax and labor committees with American Chamber of Commerce, Romanian Business Leaders Association; and alumni of Aspen University. Qualified Fiscal Consultant since 2012.

She is working with Tax stakeholders across all industries in order to improve their tax operating models and to support organizations to ensure tax compliance with the right blend of knowledge, people and digital solutions. The latest tax technology credentials include the implementation of numerous SAF-T, Tax Data Verifier, e-invoicing, Corporate Tax Manager projects for large tax payers from various industries.

With a background in consulting for both individual clients and business organizations, she boasts a broad range of expertise. Her areas of specialization include personal income tax advisory and compliance, international social security, global mobility solutions, payroll and compensation strategies, due diligence projects, as well as labor and HR advice. She has served a diverse clientele, ranging from domestic firms to multinational corporations across various sectors.


Andrei Radulescu – Director of Macroeconomic Research, Banca Transilvania and Senior Researcher, Institute For World Economy & Macro-Modelling Centre, Romanian Academy

Andrei completed the Scientific Masters Degree in Economics at Porto University, a PH.D. in International Economics within Academy of Economic Studies and the post-doctoral degree at the Romanian Academy. He started the career at Banco Portugues de Investimento, and afterwards did macroeconomic research for the Portuguese Social Security Fund. Starting 2014 Andrei is the Chief Economist of Banca Transilvania (the largest lender in SEE) and a Senior Researcher at Romanian Academy (the highest scientific forum in Romania), being a constant presence at International Conferences.



Mihaela Rosu – Partner TGS Romania, Head of BPO, Payroll and Tax

Mihaela has over 25 years of experience within Big 4, with an extensive knowledge in the fields of business process outsourcing (BPO) and financial audit in both private and public sectors.

In TGS Romania, she is responsible for the combined service line BPO, Payroll and Tax.




Valentin Lazea – Chief economist, National Bank of Romania

An alumnus of the Sussex University in Brighton, Valentin Lazea has been with the National Bank of Romania for the last 30 years, with a short break in 1997-1998, when he served as a Secretary of State in the Ministry of Finance.

He is involved in the formulation of the monetary policy of the NBR, within the Monetary Policy Committee.



Representative Ministry of Finance (TBC)


More speakers to be confirmed soon!


We would like to thank Banca Transilvania for being our Event Partner!