Our Team







Tatiana Stavinschi

Managing Partner

I am managing the tax, legal and business advisory practice at Saiph Consulting House and I will be your key contact person on matters related to our collaboration.

For more than 15 years, I have been advising both multinational and national companies on a wide variety of topics, including tax inspections, tax litigations and claiming processes. My area of expertise also includes consultancy and compliance assistance, tax reviews and tax planning. I have significant experience in proposing law amendments and implementing new business concepts.

Prior to Saiph, I was managing the tax and legal services practice within a Moldovan subsidiary of a Big 4 consulting firm. During this period, I also served as the Chair of Tax and Customs Committee within the European Business Association and Co-Chair of Tax and Legal Committee within the American Chamber of Commerce in Moldova.

I was also a Board member of Amcham  for approximately 3 years.

During 2003 – 2007, I worked for the Moldovan Main Tax Authority, where I was responsible for the elaboration of various instructions for territorial tax authorities and involved in drafting major amendments to the fiscal legislation.

Pavel Sarghi

Advisory Partner

I am a partner with Saiph Consulting House and I will be your contact person on matters related to business transformation, operational efficiency as well as transfer pricing.

For more than 10 years, I have been advising multinational groups on a wide range of transfer pricing matters, including business restructurings, set-up of pricing policies, preparation of advance pricing agreements and defence files, as well as client representation during controversy and dispute resolution with tax administration.

Prior to Saiph, I led and coordinated the transfer pricing practice within the Baltic countries of a Big 4 firm as well as worked in various jurisdictions such as Romania, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.

I also worked within the management consulting practice of a Romanian Big 4 firm specializing in strategy and operations. In this capacity, I assisted clients in matters related to process re-engineering and operational efficiency.

Nicolae Cretu

Tax Partner

I am a tax partner with Saiph Consulting House with more than 15 years of experience in the field of Moldovan and international taxation.

Prior to Saiph, I worked within the Moldovan subsidiary of a Big 4 consulting firm where I was advising multinational and national companies on variety of topics including restructuring projects, tax optimization schemes, due diligence, VAT costs optimization, tax litigation cases, as well as tax reviews and VAT refund assistance.

During 2005 – 2013, I worked within the Moldovan Tax Authority, having an extensive experience in tax control process and litigation covering a broad range of business industries.

Additionally, I have vast experience in development of various instruction referring to tax administration, as well as in proposing amendments to the tax law.

Dumitru Popescu

Head of Legal

I will be your key contact person on any legal and customs related matters.

I am a legal expert with wide experience in projects involving regulatory compliance, contracting, corporate governance, public procurements, data protection and intellectual property. My experience also includes legal due diligence assignments, contracts drafting and negotiating, structuring and implementation of various transactions in different legal areas or tax related assignments.

During the period 2011 – 2017, I worked as a legal expert within a Moldovan subsidiary of a Big 4 consulting firm, being involved in legal restructuring projects and due diligence assignments. In this capacity, I was involved in drafting and providing advice in different areas of legislation aimed at improving the investment and business climate in Republic of Moldova, as well as drafting opinions and objections to current legislation, and proposing innovative amendments.

I am also the General Manager of a leading Moldovan firm providing customs broker service to both local and international clients. I am consulting various clients on complex operations, as well as in mediation and settlement of disputes with customs authorities.