Andreea Grecu Ciupală has long- term experience in the non-governmental sector for cultural associations and professional unions in the field of theatre, contemporary dance, creative education and cultural policies (Act Theatre, EcumEst, UNITER, DCM Project, Persona). She is a cultural expert – member of the Cultural Mobility Commission for the programme Sibiu – European Capital of Culture 2007, president of the commission of expert evaluators for the funding line “National Cultural Fund 2005” – commissions created at the Ministry of Culture and Religious Affairs in 2005. She served as the first director of the Administration of the National Cultural Fund, the national financier for cultural and publishing projects (September 2005 – July 2009). Founding member of the Association of Cultural Operators in Romania, AOCR expert, 2012.