1971-76 : Polytechnic University of Bucharest. 2000-2004 : Managing director of CPCA. 1991-96 : Managing director of the company CPCA. 1984-91 : Vice-head and Head of the Craiova branch of the Institute for Scientific and Engineering Research. 1976-84 : Engineer in the company Avioane . 2004 : Member of Dolj County Council. 1996-000 : Prefect of Dolj County, Romania. 1992-96 : Member of Craiova City Council in Dolj County, Romania. 2004-2007 : Member of the Romanian Parliament. 2005-2006 : Observer in the European Parliament; Head of the Romanian Delegation in the EPP-ED Group. 2007-....: Member in TRAN Committee - EP rapporteur for Single European Sky. 2019-....: Member of the European Parliament, EPP Group Coordinator TRAN. Committee. 2009-2019: Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chair of the EPP Group - Chair of Working Group Budget and Structural Policies. 2007-2009 : Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chair of the EPP-ED Group.