Director, UNICEF SerbiaEDUCATION:
1994 Master’s Degree in Law, SOFIA UNIVERSITY ST. KLIMENT OHRIDSKI
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE:
Representative of UNICEF to Serbia
August 2016 to September 2020
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Bulgaria to UNOG and the other international organisations in Geneva. Providing representation of the Republic of Bulgaria to the UN and the other International Organizations in Geneva, including participation as a member in the Human Rights Council.
December 2015 to August 2016
Head of the Cabinet of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria. Responsible for organizing the political activities of the President of the Republic, the international negotiations, statements and other duties under the Constitution.
May 2013 to December 2015 and March 2012 to March 2013
Secretary for social policy, youth and sports. Provided technical leadership, organized and realized initiatives in social sphere, youth and sports and prepared proposals for political statements of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria.
March 2013 to May 2013
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labour and Social Policy in the caretaker government. Responsible for formulation and realization of the governmental policies in the areas of social policy and labour market, education, healthcare, culture.
June 2011 to March 2012
Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy, Sofia, Republic of Bulgaria. Responsible for formulation and realization of the labour market policy and implementation of “Human Resources Development” Operational Program.
September 2009 to June 2011
Adviser to the Prime-Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria. Provided political analysis and proposals for political decisions concerning social, cultural, legal issues.
November 2007 to September 2009
Head of “Legislation, Risk Assessment and Irregularities” Department in the General Directorate “Programming of Regional Development”. Provided legal assistance of the management, risk assessment and investigation of irregularities.
February 2001 to November 2007
Director General of the “Monitoring on Child Rights” Directorate and legal advisor. Provided overall monitoring of the Child Protection Departments, specialized institutions, schools, hospitals, NGOs.
1996 - 2001
Lawyer at own practice specialized in human rights.