Virginia Otel

Virginia Otel is a senior executive with more than 20 years’ experience in the financial sector in Romania, gaining expertise in general management, business development, marketing, corporate communication, human resource management in various financial institutions, such as venture capital fund, securities trading & investment banking, banking, and leasing.

Virginia is currently the Deputy General Manager of Garanti Leasing and Communication Leader of Garanti Group Romania.

She graduated from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest with a Bachelor degree in Economic Cybernetics, holds a Master’s Degree in Management and Public Administration from the University of Liverpool, UK, and an Executive MBA with the Romanian-American Postgraduate School of Business in cooperation with the University of Washington, USA.

Virginia has dedicated her time to community, being a Board member of the Foundation for the Development of Civil Society (FDSC) since 2002, member of the Professional Women’s Network, Romania since its inception in 2011, and member of the Romanian Business Leaders Foundation since 2013.