Iurie Țurcanu

Iurie Țurcanu

Deputy Prime Minister for Digitization

Iurie Turcanu held the position of Director of the Electronic Government Agency  (EGA) from August 2019 until January 2021, based on the decision of the EGA Council.

Within the institution, it has been operating since 2011, when this institution was established as the Centre for Electronic Governance. He was responsible for creating several centralized digital government platforms.

The main projects under his leadership include the common technology platform MCloud, the government electronic payment service MPay, the government data exchange and interoperability platform MConnect and the development of an infrastructure for electronic signatures, including the mobile signature.

Before joining the e-Government team, Iurie led a group of architects and information systems analysts at a multinational IT company, where he and his team developed and implemented complex information systems for many companies, globally in areas such as finance, investment, telecommunications, and the media.

Currently, he holds the position of Deputy Prime Minister for Digitization within the Government of the Republic of Moldova, voted by the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova on August 6, 2021.

In 2019, Iurie Turcanu was included in the top World's 100 Most Influential People in Digital Government.