Mr. Radu Cotici was elected as the Head of Secretariat at the 16th RAI Steering Group Meeting held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on January 11, 2013. He graduated from State University of Moldova, Law Faculty, obtaining a Bachelor degree. He also obtained a Master degree in Public Administration and PhD in Public Law.
Prior to joining RAI Secretariat, Mr. Cotici had worked for the National Anti-Corruption Center of Moldova for 10 years in various positions: Deputy Head of General Directorate for Corruption Prevention, Head of Directorate for Legislation and Anti-Corruption Expertise, Head of Unit for Corruption Analyses, detective for corruption cases in judiciary. He also represented the agency in its international cooperation within Regional Anti-Corruption Initiative, Group of States against Corruption and Implementation Review Group of the UNCAC.
In parallel, he taught at the Faculty of Law of State University of Moldova such disciplines as General Theory of Law, History of Law and Philosophy of Law.