President, International Road Transport Union (IRU)
Radu Dinescu was elected IRU President in 2020. Prior to that, he was a member of the IRU Presidential Executive on behalf of Passenger Transport Committee (CTP) from 2012 to 2015, and Vice-President of IRU’s Goods Transport Committee (CTM) between 2016 and 2019.
As IRU President, Radu believes in the crucial role of commercial road mobility and logistics in paving the way to a safe, prosperous and sustainable world.
Through his long career at IRU Romanian member UNTRR, Radu Dinescu has gained substantial insight into the road transport industry. After graduating in automotive engineering in 1996, Radu joined UNTRR’s goods transport department, of which he became the manager 5 years later.
He has been UNTRR’s Secretary General since 2004. Alongside this position, Radu has been involved in various initiatives linked to road transport, from vocational training to road safety at the national level.
Radu has also been active in the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) region. Between 2013 and 2018, he was a Board member, Deputy President and then Vice-President of the BSEC Union of Road Transport Associations.
In his spare time, Radu enjoys playing table tennis.