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Ana Gradinaru

Edelman Brussels
Associate Director, Technology Practice

Ana leads the Edelman tech team in Brussels, where she drives strategic communications and public affairs campaigns for a variety of clients.

With over 10 years of experience, both in the public and private sector, she works closely with the Edelman network in the region and around the globe, notably as part Edelman’s newly established Global Centre of Excellence (CoE), supporting brands in the converging world of Telecoms, Mobility and Cloud computing (TMC).

Prior to joining Edelman, Ana was Head of Communications and Public affairs at Telefónica Europe. During this time she sat on the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs advisory board and moderated an industry panel in the opening workshop at the Digital Assembly 2015. Ana was also a press officer in the Cabinet of Neelie Kroes, the former Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of the Digital Agenda, and held a number of roles at the European Commission, Deloitte, Gide, Bird&Bird and Agence France Presse.

Ana is Franco-Romanian and is fluent in English.