Ion Chicu

Mr. Ion Chicu was appointed by the Government of the Republic of Moldova as Minister of Finance, starting with 10th December 2018.


Date and place of birth: February 28, 1972, Pirjolteni, Calarasi, Republic of Moldova

Civil status: married, 3 children



1989 - 1994: Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, Higher Education Degree in Economics.


Professional activity:

January 2018 – December 2018: General State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance;

October 2015 – December 2017: Member and Chairman of the Council for Institutional Strategic Development of the State University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Moldova ,,Nicolae Testemitanu”;

September 2009 – December 2017: Public Finance Management Consultant in several projects (Ministry of finance of Moldova, ECORYS, The World Bank);  

April 2008 – September 2009:  Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova on Economic Issues and Foreign Affairs;

March 2006 – April 2008: Deputy Minister of Finance of the Republic of Moldova;  

February 2007 – September 2009: Member of Administrative Council of the Council of Europe Development Bank;

November 2005 – March 2006: Advisor to the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova;

June 2005 - November 2005: Director of the General Division for Structural Policies, Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Moldova;  

December 1994 – June 2005: Head of Department, Executive Director, Moldacom S.A.;        

July 1994 – June 1996: Lecturer of Microeconomics, Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova.


Traineeship in Belgium, Netherlands, United States, Poland, Slovenia, Austria.


Languages: Romanian, English, Russian, French.


Schedule of reception of citizens: Second Tuesday of each month, from 16:00 to 17:00.


Contact phone: 
022 26 26 00
Minister of Finance