Curriculum Vitae


For me, to learn means to touch the achievement of the human civilization and to communicate with its leaders. Every item of knowledge inspires me.

Since 2016 I hold a PhD degree on Social Governance in the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski". I have graduated the Legal Faculty on the same university with a MA in Law, as well as additional qualifications on "Company management", "Administrative governance" and „Project management".
I have specialized in areas, such as:

  • European and English law (Cambridge university, United Kingdom);
  • Entrepreneurship (TOP Class Programme, (CEED Bulgaria)
  • Social entrepreneurship („Health for All” Association, BCAF, Social enterprise UK, United Kingdom)
  • Corporate social responsibility (Bulgarian Standardization Institute, UNIDO, Austria)
  • Clean production (SERC, Neosys, Switzerland)
  • Project management (Italian Institute for external trade)
  • Alternative dispute resolution („Partners Bulgaria” Foundation, American BAR Association)

Professional experience

For me, to work means to be useful, to find place for action, sharing and change. I have worked at various positions in many organizations, each enriching my capacity and abilities.

  • In 2016 I joined the team of ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 as a manager "Sustainable development and corporate social responsibility."
  • Since the beginning of 2016 I work as Director of "Sustainable Development" at the Global Compact Network Bulgaria.
  • In the period 2011-2016 I've worked as an executive director of the UNGC Network Bulgaria. Today I'm responsible on the sustainable development of the organization and its members.
  • I always bring Strategies Consulting Agency in my mind and heart. I have had the honour to manage the company since 2003.
  • Kauzi Foundation, which founder (2008) I'm, is focused on the popularization of the active citizenship and entrepreneurship, encouragement of the young people to believe in themselves, to fight for their dreams and manage their future. Since 2016 I work on the business development of the projects and partnerships of the organization.


  • 2016 – Member of the Governance Board of the Bulgarian Food Bank
  • 2012 – Founder and SC member of the Association of the Bulgarian evaluators and controllers
  • 2012 – Member of the CSR WG of the Bulgarian Chamber on Mining and Geology
  • 2011 - Member of the Bulgarian Mirroring Committee on ISO 20121
  • 2009 – National CSR Roundtable member
  • 2008 - 2010 –  Member of the WG on the draft of National CSR Strategy (2009-2011)
  • 2008 – Founder and GA member of „Kauzi” foundation
  • 2008 – Member of the Bulgarian Mirroring Committee on ISO 26000
  • 2008 – Bulgarian Standardization Institute member, TC 34
  • 2007 – REAP Network member
  • 2008 – SERC Consulting Network member


  • Sustainable development and corporate responsibility
  • Start-ups and social entrepreneurship
  • Project management
  • Alternative dispute resolution and mediation

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