is responsible for the audit services within TPG and manages the operations of Balan Audit SRL. Simona obtained her Bachelor of Economics in the Academy of Economic Studies – Bucharest. Simona gathered significant knowledge and experience during her career which has been mainly in the audit, reporting, financial and consulting services sectors. During the last 18 years, she has worked for reputed international companies such as Ernst& Young, Romtelecom and Office Depot and is familiar with the construction, telecommunication, processing and distribution industries. Since 2008 Simona started her own audit practice, firstly alongside Stalfort, a reputable legal firm concentrating on clients, subsidiaries of German companies. From 2015 onwards she joined the TPG team, her own practice becoming a member of the group. She naturally completed the TPG audit expertise and added on valuable knowledge of German GAAP. Simona developed her career in Romania but also gained significant exposure to the international business community through her fellow membership to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK). Simona is also a member of the Romanian Chamber of Financial Auditors.
Simona BalanPartner – Head of Audit