Mihaela-Aurora Buzatu - is President of the Eutopia Gardens Foundation, engineer, administrator of the company Grup Expert SRL, wife and mother of two boys.
- Daughter of professors Elisabeta and Mihai Mada, from Arad, Mihaela-Aurora graduated from the Politehnica University Timisoara, in 1984. She married Constantin Buzatu during college.
- 1984-1991 Working as an Analyst Programmer
After graduating, MA worked for 8 years as an analyst-programmer at the Computing Center of the Astra Arad, a group of industrial engineering and rolling stock companies - a privileged place at the time, an oasis of intellectuality, where she discovered the world of databases and developed her systemic thinking.
- 1991 - Establishment of Grup Expert SRL
The events of December 1989 marked a turning point in his life, as in that of other Romanians. Mihaela-Aurora decided to set up his own company : Grup Expert SRL. Field of activity: trade with ornamental plants. Motivation: the "gray" aspect of the Romanian localities of that period and the difficulty of access valuable plant varieties, offered in abundance by nurseries with tradition from Western Europe. The beginning period was segmented by the birth of two children, Alexandru in 1992 and Mihai-Cristian in 1998.
- 2000 - Investment and development
With two boys, one at school and the other in kindergarten, MA used the moment to develop the company's activity. Grup Expert SRL acquires 3 ha of agricultural land, to set up a presentation garden, where visitors can admire the plants at different stages of maturity. At the same time, the plants left in stock at the end of each sales season find their place here.
- 2002 - Launch of EutopiaMall.com webshop and ... consequences
Online commerce had appeared! MA opens the webshop EutopiaMall.com, wich in addition to online sales, provides detailed information on plant cultivation. The plant database was exceeding 80,000 articles in 2005. The complex structure, which required links with distinct domains (eg: breeders, geographical locations, climatic zones), led to the development of secondary databases. During the development of the web application, apear the idea of a complex web portal, a interconnected database system, covering all areas of educational interest and public utility.
- 2005- Expanding fields of activity
The area purchased for the construction of the park reached 24.5 ha, to which were added another 4ha (opposite, on the same road length, of 550ml).
MA establishe the Eutopia Gardens Foundation.
- 2008 Development in Eutopia Park
Begining with 2008, Eutopia Gardens Foundation organized periodically in Eutopia Park exhibitions, shows, various activities, attended by pupils and students from several university centers.
- 2012 - Celebrating 10 years of online commerce
Till now, e-commerce has allowed interactions with many companies around the world, so the web application has been constantly developed to meet all needs, being able to centrally manage hundreds of thousands of offers.
Alex and Cristi carry out their studies and, at the same time, get involved in the company's commercial activities.
- 2020 - Transition to marketplace
The company Grup Expert SRL gives up the online trade activity, but using the long experience to move to an brokerage activity. The web application is modified to suit this purpose. The new web portal can support countless small and medium-sized manufacturers to become internationally visible, in a simple and fast way, with insignificant costs. EutopiaMall, renamed Eutopia.Market, is no longer a simple online store, but an international marketplace platform. At the same time, the activities carried out in Eutopia Park stopped due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This determine MA to create the new web platforms: Eutopia.School and Eutopia.Guide, aiming to become places where people from all over to be able to communicate on topics of common interest, to inform themselves, and even to promote the values of the community to which they belong in a common structured framework. Hundreds of databases have been created and millions of articles have been introduced.
- 2021 - Grup Expert SRL celebrates 30 years since its foundation.
It is a year of analysis. MA hopes that the programs she has created and developed over 30 years will be carried forward by hers two boys, who are now adults. Alexandru is a law graduate and Mihai-Cristian is an IT engineer. At that moment, however, everyone stays on his own path.