Sebastian Valentin Bodu


Romania (Partidul Naţional Ţaranesc Creştin Democrat)

MEP 2007 – 2014

Sebastian Valentin Bodu was born on December 7, 1970, in Constanta, Romania. He is a Romanian politician, Member of the European Parliament. He was elected in 2007 and re-elected in 2009, being part of the European People’s Party group in the European Parliament. Bodu was a Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Legal Affairs and also a member of the delegation for relations with Canada.

Between 2005 and 2007, Sebastian Bodu was the president of ANAF. He is a member of the Democratic Liberal Party since 2002. Bodu is a lawyer, being a member of the Bucharest Bar between 1996–1998 and 2007–2008.
After his release from office of President of ANAF Bodu worked as a lawyer, a partner at the law firm “Dănescu, Dănescu & Associates” SCPA in Bucharest.

At the European elections of 25 November 2007 he was elected to the Parliament of Romania on the list of Democratic Party mandate renewed in 2009. Disagreements with the leadership of the Liberal Democratic Party he was re-registered in Cresitin Democratic National Peasant Party (where active in a student between 1991 and 1993) to run for the European elections of 25 May 2014.

Executive Master of Business Administration, University of Washington, Seatle,U.S.A. (2002 – 2004). Doctor of Philosophy (Commercial law), Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania (1999 – 2002); Graduate in law, University of Sibiu, Faculty of Legal Sciences (1992 – 1996).

Member of the Romanian Union of Lawyers (1996 – 1998 and 2007 – 2008). Head of National Agency for Tax Administration; State Secretary, Ministry of Public Finances, Romania (2005 – 2007). General Counsel, Directorate for Legal and Compliance, ING Romania – banking, insurance, financial services (2004 – 2005). Senior Legal Adviser, Romanian-American Enterprise Fund – private equity and investment banking (1998 – 2004). Legal Adviser and Consultant, Carana Corporation – advisory services worldwide (1997 – 1998). Legal Adviser and Consultant, Financial Markets International – advisory services worldwide (1996 – 1997).


  • Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Delegation for relations with Canada
  • Delegation for relations with Canada
  • Committee on Legal Affairs


  • Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • Committee on International Trade
  • Committee on International Trade
  • Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia
  • Committee on Culture and Education
  • Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs


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