Titus Corlățean (born January 11, 1968) is a Romanian politician and diplomat, current Minister of Foreign Affairs. He is a member of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), part of the Party of European Socialists, and was elected to the Chamber of Deputies for Brașov County in the 2004 elections. He became a Member of the European Parliament on January 1, 2007, with the accession of Romania to the European Union.
Corlățean was born in Medgidia, and graduated from the University of Bucharest's Faculty of Law in 1994. He also earned a certificate from the International Institute of the École nationale d'administration in Paris (1995).
Between 1994 and 2001, Corlățean worked as a diplomat in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, before joining Prime Minister's Adrian Năstase's Chancellery in 2001-2003 (first as Adviser on Foreign Policy Issues, and, after 2003, as Secretary of State for the Romanian Diaspora). He has been a member of the PSD since 2002, serving as spokesperson for its Coordinating Committee after 2004.
Corlățean is married and the father of one.
- (Romanian) Profile at the Romanian Government site; accessed November 29, 2012
- (Romanian) Profile at the Chamber of Deputies site