Hon. Cosmin Dumitrescu, PhD.
Hon. Cosmin Dumitrescu, PhD – career diplomat – Consul General – head of the consular office of Romania in Los Angeles
Author of numerous scientific articles in the fields of disaster and emergency situations management and energy security. Also a dedicated promoter of international academic cooperation.
Cosmin Dumitrescu is a career diplomat and the Consul General of Romania in Los Angeles. He has been appointed in the position since the end of March, 2017. The main priority of his mission as the senior diplomat of Romania on the West Coast of the United States of America is the consolidation of the Strategic Partnership between Romania and the United States of America. A special focus of his activity as the Consul General of Romania is to increase the level of bilateral cooperation in the framework of the economic and academic dimensions of the Strategic Partnership. His consular territorial competence include the states of Utah, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Colorado, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, and Washington. In 2019 he was the Chairman of the Committee of the Consuls general of the European Union member States in Los Angeles, California – United States of America. Prior to heading the Los Angeles Romanian consular team as Consul General of Romania in Los Angeles, Dumitrescu served as Consul General and head of the consular office of Romania in Trieste – Italy (2012-2017), Consul and head of the consular office of Romania in Castellon de la Plana – Spain (2011-2012), Head of the National Center of Diplomatic and Service Passports Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Romania (2010-2011), Head of the Consular Section of the Embassy of Romania in Rome – Italy (2004-2009), and diplomat in the Romanian M.F.A. – Bucharest (2003-2004). Between 2009 and 2011 Consul General Cosmin Dumitrescu represented Romania in the workgroups for national experts of Council of EU, VISA WP- Bruxelles, in the VISA Committee of the European Commission as a national expert – EU Visa Code implementation ruling and monitoring – Brussels, as associate professor for consular specialization to the consular, diplomatic and administrative members of M.F.A. personnel and at the Romanian Diplomatic Institute, and was the representative of the Consular Department in the M.F.A. workgroup for monitoring and assistance of Romanian citizens victims of piracy. Cosmin Dumitrescu is a law school and foreign languages and literatures graduate and holds a PhD in management from the University of Craiova. He and his wife Mirela, who is also a Romanian career diplomat, have two children ages 14-17