Ileana started her journey by studying electronics, telecom and IT in Bucharest. Following on from this, she complete an MSc in Engineering and Management at Coventry University – focusing her dissertation on supply chain management issues on batteries and implications for EV OEMs.
Before joining the APC, Ileana worked at Aston Martin. There, she worked within R&D with 5 programme teams, chairing daily meetings and supporting the Business Transformation Director with process improvements.
As a National Networks Programme Co-ordinator, Ileana is involved with assisting with the collaboration between academia, industry and Government. She works closely with the Spokes to maximise opportunities and collate information.