Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Core staff

LUBOV PANAYOTOVA (DIRECTOR) - She has been working in the EI since 2001, owns a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, has been specializing in Effective Management and Administration, possesses a Diploma in Financial Management, was a former Deputy Minister of Economy (Bulgaria) and a member of the leading team working on Bulgaria’s accession to the European Union (1999 – 2001). She has an in-depth experience with European legislation, project assessment and operation. BIOGRAPHY

BORISLAV MAVROV (PROGRAMME DIRECTOR) - He has been working in the EI since 2007, owns a PhD in History, has scientific publications, participates in international research programmes, possesses a Diploma in Political Management, is/was an assistant/advisor at the European Parliament, is/was a Director of Europe-Direct (Sofia, 2008), is/was a part-time lecturer in Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. His principal competences lie in the areas of EU institutions, youth policy and politics of development. BIOGRAPHY

VICTORIA BARAMOVA (EXPERT EUROPEAN INTEGRATION) - She has been working in the EI since 2008, owns a Bachelor’s degree in European Studies and a Master’s degree in Business Administration – Human Resources Development from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, is/was an Expert at the Information Services Department of Europe-Direct (Sofia). She works on projects primarily in the field of youth, providing information and communication on EU related issues; participates in the development of analytical materials and reports, and in the organization of diverse public events. BIOGRAPHY

RALICA IVANOVA (ACCOUNTANT)
- Has a Degree in Economic Managment at Southwest University “Neophyte Rilski”, Blagoevgrad. She works on projects primarily in the field of providing information and communication on EU related issues; participates in the development of analytical materials and reports, and in the organization of diverse public events. BIOGRAPHY

APOSTOL APOSTOLOV (EXPERT INFORMATIONAL SERVICE) - He has been working in the EI since 2003 and owns a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Geophysics. He holds responsibility for the maintenance and development of the EI websites and the modules integrated in them, develops the printed versions and advertisement materials of various projects, supports the organization of online and other interactive events, and participates in the coordination and conduction of quantitative researches and database processing. BIOGRAPHY 

IRINA YORDANOWA
(EXPERT PROGRAMMES AND PROJECTS) - She has been working in the Ruse branch of the European Institute since 2013 and owns a Master's Degree in European Studies at Ruse University "Angel Kanchev". She works on projects primarily in the field of youth, providing information and communication on EU related issues; participates in the development of analytical materials and reports, and in the organization of diverse public events. BIOGRAPHY