Valentin Ariton (former staff)
Valentin Ariton (Romania) joined ESI as a research intern in June 2009. He holds a bachelor degree in Political Science from the National School of Political Science and Public Administration (SNSPA), Bucharest, Romania. After his undergraduate studies he joined the Romanian Academic Society (SAR), a think-thank based in Bucharest where he worked for two years being involved in several policy fields, working in-depth with education policy. In his second year he was in charge of the management of the project Coalition for Clean Universities, a monitoring and advocacy program targeting integrity and transparency in public universities from Romania. Currently, he is a Master of Public Policy candidate (2010) with the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin.