|Born on 20 May 1968 in the village of Mingir, raion Hânceşti.
1997 - International Institute of Public Administration (Paris, France).
1995 - European Institute of Public Administration (Bruges, Belgium).
1992 - State Agrarian University of Moldova, Department of Mechanization and Authomatization, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
2009-2011 - Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy
2006-2009 - Executive Director, Business Intelligent Services SRL.
2007-2009 - Executive Director, Investment House BIS-Capital SRL.
2005-2006 - Minister of Economy and Commerce; Governor of the Republic of Moldova at EBRD and MIGA.
2004-2005 - Deputy Minister of Economy.
2000-2004 - Executive Director, Business Intelligent Services SRL.
1999 - First Deputy Minister of State of the Government of the Republic of Moldova.
1998-1999 - Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy.
1996-1998 - Adviser to the Minister of Economy.
1994-1996 - Adviser to the Director General of the Department of External Economic Relations, the Ministry of Economy and Reforms.
1994-1994 - Expert Coordinator of the National Agency for the Promotion of Foreign Investments, with the Ministry of External Economic Relations.
Family status: Married, with 2 children.
By Presidential Decree No. 5-VI of 14 January 2011, Valeriu Lazar is appointed Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy