Dragoș Pîslaru is a Romanian economist and politician. He is a member of the European Parliament since 2019 on behalf of USRPLUS, affiliated to the European political family Renew Europe. He is a graduate of the Faculty of International Economic Relations within the Academy of Economic Studies (ASE) in Bucharest with a Bachelor's Degree in International Economics. He attended postgraduate courses, obtaining a diploma of 'In-depth Studies inEuropean Integration' within the ASE. He holds a Master of Science in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science in the United Kingdom, and a Diploma of Entrepreneurship -Case Study Centered Learning at Harvard Business School. He obtained a PhD in economic sciences with a thesis held at the National Institute of Economic Research, within the Romanian Academy.
Dragoș Pîslaru is the European Parliament Chair of the Committee on Labor and Social Affairs, as well as member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, and of the Subcommittee on Tax Matters. Dragoș Pîslaru was the co-rapporteur of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), the largest financial instrument created by the European Union for the economic recovery of the Union after the pandemic. One of the flagship provisions that Dragoș introduced in the RRF is the structure of the six pillars. This will be the backbone of society's recovery in order to avoid the "lockdown generation" label. He is currently the co-rapporteur of the RRF implementation report of the European Parliament.