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Charles Crocker

About Charles Crocker

Charles Crocker is CEO of the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce. He has been working as a business entrepreneur for over 20 years in Romania and the region. He has developed many teams and businesses and led them from start up to exit, including regional expansion, acquisition and strategic partnerships, e.g. DPD, Achieve Global, Barnett McCall Recruitment, Gi Group and Frontline Resourcing. Recently Charles has been working as a consultant supporting new companies to enter the Romanian market and with other organisations on their HR priorities.

A Country of Beauty and Warmth That Will Reward Those Who Visit With an Open Mind

Cityscape Brasov

On a clear night in July 1990, my plane descended toward Otopeni, the main international airport servicing Bucharest, the capital of Romania. I had read up a lot on the country and the city, before visiting my parents there, and working at the British Embassy, for the first time. “The Paris of the Balkans”, a country with a rich culture, “a Latin Island in Slavic sea”, were a just a few of descriptions I found. This Romania of 1990 was just emerging from 50 years of totalitarian dictatorship. Continue reading A Country of Beauty and Warmth That Will Reward Those Who Visit With an Open Mind