Born in 1960. Bulgarian and Swiss citizen. Married with three children.
Education: Webster University,Geneva, Switzerland
Foreign languages: Bulgarian, French, English
Professional experience: Head of Banque Internationale pour le Commerce et le Developpement (BICD)’ Mergers, Acquisitions & Corporate Finance Department, Sofia, Bulgaria (1991 – 2005); Head of BICD’ American Express Products & Services Department; Member, Board of Directors, Nestle Bulgaria AD, Sofia, Bulgaria (since 1994); Chairman, Board of Directors, Vaptsarov AD, Pleven, Bulgaria (2005 – 2008); Member, Board of Directors, Svilosa AD, Svishtov, Bulgaria (2007 – 2008); Chairman Supervisory Board of Vaptsarov Holding AD (since 2009); Chairman Supervisory Board VAPTECH AM
Activity areas: Banking; corporate Finance and M&A; manufacturing; advisory of multinational companies (such as Holcim (Switzerland), Bouygues (France), Hanjung (South Korea), American Express Europe (UK), Airbus (France), Sodechange (France), Elf (France), Compass (France), Ameropa (Switzerland), Ganz Transelectro (Hungary), Andre & Cie. (Switzerland), Norwegian Oil Trading (Norway) and TotalfinaElf (France) (for these last three held advisory and representative functions for the Plama refinery project), Air Bulgaria (Bulgaria), UBS (Switzerland), Nestle S.A. (Switzerland), Swedish Match (Switzerland), ARUS (USA), Givaudan-Roure (Switzerland))
Voluntary work: Chairman of the Board of Directors Junior Achievement Bulgaria; Honorary Board Member New Symphony Orchestra; Board member Anglo-American school of Sofia; Founding member and Chairman, Managing Board Directors’ Garden Association; Founding member of the Association of the Bulgarian National Ballet; sponsorship to various projects related to the preservation of Bulgarian historical heritage and to orphanages
Born on March 09, 1974 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Education: LLM.: Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Specialization: Jurisdiction, International law and relations
Additional Specialization: Boston University, USA, Faculty of Law – “Introduction to American Law and American Contract Law”
Foreign languages: English, German, Russian, Spanish
Professional experience: Practice as a legal advisor and consultant; partner in “Dobrev, Kinkin & Lyutskanov” Law Office (1997 – 2012); certified mediator filed in the Register of the Ministry of Justice; partner at Karastoyanov, Mitkov & Associates Law Office (since 2012)
Activity areas: Commercial law – corporate and M&A; contracts and transactions; IT, telecoms and media; mediation; alternative dispute resolution