Marius-Constantin Budăi

Marius-Constantin Budăi (born May 1, 1972, Curtești, Botoșani, Romania[2]) is a Romanian deputy, elected in 2016 and 2020.

Marius-Constantin Budăi
Marius Constantin Budai 2020.jpg
Marius-Constantin Budăi in 2020
Minister of Labor and Social Protection
Assumed office
November 25, 2021[1]
Preceded byRaluca Turcan
In office
November 20, 2018 – November 4, 2019
Preceded byLia Olguța Vasilescu
Succeeded byVioleta Alexandru
Member of the
Romanian Chamber of Deputies
Assumed office
December 20, 2016
ConstituencyBotoșani County
Personal details
Born (1972-05-01) May 1, 1972 (age 50)
Curtești, Botoșani, Romania
Political partySocial Democratic Party

In November 2021, he became Minister of Labor and Social Protection in the Government of Nicolae Ciucă. He was also the Minister of Labor and Social Protection in the Government of Viorica Dăncilă.

Curriculum vitaeEdit

In 1990, he graduated from high school in Botoșani. He then obtained a BA in Finance and Banking (2008) and an MA in Public Finance Management (2010) from Universitatea Spiru Haret in Bucharest. He also studied project management, accounting and public management. For several years he worked as a clerk and inspector in the local social welfare in Botosani, in 2009 he got to a managerial position. Also employed as a coordinator in a courier company and an advisor in the parliament. From 2013 to 2016, he was the executive director of the local branch of the social insurance fund Casa Naţională de Pensii Publice.[2]

He joined the Social Democratic Party, and in 2016 he was elected to the Chamber of Deputies on its behalf. In November 2018, he was appointed Minister of Labor and Social Justice in the government of Viorica Dăncilă.[3] He left office with the entire government in November 2019. In the 2020 elections, he successfully ran for parliamentary re-election.[4] In November 2021, he became the Minister of Labor and Social Protection, joining the then-appointed cabinet of Nicolae Ciucă.[5]


  1. ^ "Ministers of the Romanian Government". Retrieved December 8, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Budai Marius-Constantin". Retrieved December 8, 2021.
  3. ^ "Noul ministru al Muncii a făcut facultatea la 36 de ani. Marius Budăi e adeptul teoriilor conspirației". G4Media. Retrieved December 8, 2021.
  4. ^ "Rezultate finale alegeri parlamentare 2020. Cine sunt senatorii și deputații din fiecare județ | Digi24". December 10, 2020. Retrieved December 8, 2021.
  5. ^ "Decret semnat de Președintele României, Klaus Iohannis, pentru numirea Guvernului României". Retrieved December 8, 2021.