(b. October 3
) is a Romanian
politician and the Subprefect
of the Bucharest Municipality
. A member of the Democratic Party
, she is the first-ever female prefect of Bucharest, a mandate she held between 2005 and 2007.
Born in Iaşi
, Mantale graduated from the Mihail Kogălniceanu High School in Vaslui
(1986) and attended the Petre Andrei University
's Faculty of Law before taking her graduation degree from the Lucian Blaga University
(1996). In 1994, she specialized in Financial Advising
, and, in 2003, she took a Business Language Certificate in English. She took additional Master Degrees
in Romanian and International Law (from the Ecologica University in Bucharest, 2005) and in Local Public Administration (from the SNSPA
, 2006), as well as attending lectures at the National College of Defense
Between 1996 and 2005, Mioara Mantale worked as a Law Adviser for the International Bank of Religions branch in Iaşi, and later for the central offices of Bancorex, Allianz Romania, and a stock broker firm in Bucharest. In 2000, she was elected to the General Council of Bucharest, serving as member of its Judicial and Economic Committee until 2002. In 2002-2004, she was a civil society representative on the Bucharest Territorial Authority for Public Order. Reelected to the General Council in 2004, Mantale was its President until 2005, while serving as President of the Territorial Authority, before being appointed Prefect. In August 2007, she was dismissed from her office, being instead appointed Subprefect of Bucharest.