Sonia Oprean is a Co-founder & Co-CEO of Synerb. Sonia started her social entrepreneurship journey working for Villgro Innovations Foundation in India and continued as a Senior Portfolio Manager of NESsT Romania. She is an experienced trainer and an active mentor, offering strategic support in financial and performance management, human resources and governance, fundraising and social impact to a significant number of social enterprises. Her previous professional experience includes 4 years with PwC Romania and one year in the Philippines, where she led an international team in establishing a legal process outsourcing start-up. Sonia is the author of the first research on the financial sustainability of social enterprises in România and an ACCA member.
Synerb helps purpose-driven entrepreneurs and visionary NGOs to start and to grow social ventures through complex tailored technical assistance programs that combine training, mentorship and flexible finance. Synerb’s final impact translates into decent jobs, income for the vulnerable, skilled people, strong, sustainable local organizations and prosperous communities.