Ionut Balicescu, Ascentor


  • Internal Audit
  • Financial Audit
  • Financial Due Diligence
  • Risk & Compliance
  • Data analytics
  • Financial Modelling

Ionut Balicescu has joined Ascentor in November 2017, after a 3 years experience in KPMG Romania. He has been involved in many complex projects in financial audit, internal audit, risk management, compliance and performance improvement. Also, he delivered management consulting projects including business planning, market analysis, strategy and transaction support. His clients include multinationals and local companies in sectors like manufacturing, private healthcare, real estate, construction, oil and gas, infrastructure, automotive, agriculture, financial services and telecommunications.

Before joining Ascentor, Ionut was a Senior Associate within KPMG Romania Audit Department, period during which he was also involved on projects in the Advisory Department, such as Reseller Incentive Program.

Ionut has a bachelor degree within the Academy of Economic Studies, Faculty of Management, where has also achieved the masters degree in Business Administration.

Professional qualifications:

  • Diploma in Business Accounting (ACCA)
  • Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) - in progress