Raluca Deaconu

Head of Life Sciences and Impact - Legal Service | European Investment Fund (Luxembourg)

Raluca is heading the team of in-house lawyers which is in charge of advising on EIF’s equity business activities in the areas of life sciences and social and environmental impact. Such advice focuses on the legal analysis and subsequent negotiations of fund investments and co-investments, across a broad variety of stages, sectors and geographies. Her responsibilities extend to the formation of new funds-of- funds managed/advised by EIF and the on-going legal management of an existing portfolio of hundreds of funds.

Qualified as a Romanian lawyer, Raluca started her career as an attorney-at-law in 2011 with Allen&Overy (Bucharest office), where she spent four years focusing on corporate and competition law. She has joined EIF five years ago.

Raluca has completed her legal studies at universities in Romania, France and the Netherlands.