Permanent Representative – Bulgaria
Born on December 18, 1960.
Since 1 August 2013 : Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Bulgaria to NATO in Brussels
2012 - 2013 : Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria
2006 - 2012 : Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Republic of Poland and the Republic of Lithuania
2006 - 2007 : Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Republic of Latvia, seated in Warsaw
2005 - 2006 : Political Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)
Director of the Foreign Policy Coordination and Planning Directorate, MFA
2003 - 2005 : Personal Representative of OSCE Chairman in charge of the Bulgarian OSCE Chairmanship in 2004 and Bulgaria’s contribution to the OSCE Troika in 2003 and 2005
Director of the OSCE Chairmanship Directorate, MFA
2002 - 2003 : Director of the UN and UNSC Directorate, MFA, responsible for the activities of the Republic of Bulgaria as a non-permanent member of UNSC
1998-2002 : Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Bulgaria to the UN office in Vienna, the OSCE and other international organizations in Vienna
1997 - 1998 : Deputy Director of NATO, WEU and Security Issues Directorate, MFA
1996 - 1997 : Expert at the International Organizations Directorate, MFA
1993 - 1996 : First Secretary, Permanent Representation of the Republic of Bulgaria to the UN office in Vienna, the OSCE and other international organizations in Vienna
1990 - 1992 : Member of Bulgarian delegations in international conferences
1987 - 1992 : Officer at the General International Issues Directorate and International Organizations Directorate, MFA
1990 - 1991 : Postgraduate studies at the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna
1984 - 1987 : Higher Education, honours degree in International Relations at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations
1981 - 1984 : Institute of Economics, Faculty of International Economic Relations, Sofia
1974 -1979 : German Language School, Sofia
Fluent in English, German and Russian.
Married, with a daughter and a son.