Sofia Cialicu has 25 years of professional experience in areas connected to the medical environment. Her expertise comes from years of activity in the hospital medical field and more recently her 14 years of management and administration of Health Programs. As a Senior Advisor in the Romanian National Health Insurance Agency (NHIA), Sofia was a member of the Reporting Board in the Medical Department, member of the Special Policies and Procedures board, member of the Protocols Committee or some of the chronically illnesses for which the treatment had to be approved by Specialty Committees. She has also been the Secretary of the NHIA Gastroenterology Committee, to approve the treatment in cases of B, C and D viral Chronically Hepatitis and in cases of Hepatitis Cirrhosis, coordinating the thematic activities of the Counties Medical Services.
At the same time, Sofia has been engaged in a special program at the Romanian Permanent Mission to the United Nations where she was primarily involved in areas of Fifth Committee. The Committee handled administration and budgetary matters, as well as Third Committee, responsible for humanitarian, social and cultural issues. She strengthened her knowledge regarding the functioning mechanisms of the United Nations system, the interaction of the Permanent Mission of Member State with the United Nations Secretariat, by participating in a number of meetings, consultations and coordination in these fields. Sofia attended the first and the second resumed sessions of the Fifth Committee, the preparatory sessions of the first World Humanitarian Summit (2016) and a series of debates on women's rights, preventing trafficking in human beings and the right to equal opportunities.
Sofia is a holder of a Bachelor Degree in Public Administration from the Bucharest University and a Master Degree in the Management of Public Administration with a specialization in Healthcare Policies..