lecturers

Rosen Plevneliev President of the Republic of Bulgaria 2012 – 2017

Rosen Plevneliev Rosen Plevneliev is a Bulgarian politician, entrepreneur and engineer who was President of Bulgaria from January 2012 to January 2017. He was the Minister of Regional Development and Public Works from July 2009 to September 2011 as part of the cabinet of Boyko Borisov. In October 2011, ..

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Christopher Pavlov Chief Economist, Unicredit Bulbank

Christopher Pavlov Kristofor Pavlov has a master degree in Accounting and Control from the University of National and World Economy. He has three years of professional experience in on-site inspections and statutory reporting of financial institutions; three years of professional experience as middle manager respon..

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Michaela Lashova MRICS CEO, Forton | Cushman&Wakefield

Michaela Lashova MRICS Michaela Lashova joined Forton as Head of Investment Consultancy & Valuation department after a five-year career at UniCredit Leasing, where she headed the department of large corporate clients and real estate. While at Forton, Mrs. Lashova helped to attract and retain as clients key internat..

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Atanas Garov Managing Partner, Garitage Investment Management

Atanas Garov Atanas Garov is the founder and Managing Partner of Garitage Investment Management EOOD. The company's portfolio includes projects such as gated residential complexes, business parks, shopping areas, educational and sports centers. Sofia Park Villas is a high-class residential complex develop..

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Asen Lisev Managing Director and Board Member, Bravo Property Fund REIT

Asen Lisev Asen Lisev is managing MBL and overseing all company activities in Bulgaria. His professional experience covers a wide range of financial services, development and investment consultancy and agency work in many sectors of the RE industry including office, retail, industrial, hotel and residenti..

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Rosen Tenev MRICS Regional Manager for Bulgaria, Prodea Investments

Rosen Tenev MRICS Rosen Tenev is the CEO of I&B Real Estate EAD, part of the Prodea Investment Group. The company owns Telus Tower. Rosen has more than twenty years of investment consulting and real estate management studies, of which ten years he holds the position of Director of Property Management at UBB AD..

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Kaloyan Krumov Senior Associate, Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov

Kaloyan Krumov Kaloyan Krumov is a lawyer at the Law Firm “Djingov, Guginsky, Kyuchukov and Velichkov” with key role and over 12 years of experience in the practice of law and financial law. They advise local and foreign investors, such as financial institutions, financing and designing projects in ..

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Tanya Karageorgieva Head of Financing І Real Estate, Project & Structured Finance, UniCredit Bulbank

Tanya Karageorgieva Tanya Karageorgieva is Head of Financing at UniCredit Bulbank, Bulgaria, responsible for Real Estate, Project and Structured Finance. Before that she was heading the M&A advisory business for UniCredit Bulbank and Deloitte BG with over 18 years in the area of investment banking, including mer..

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Georgi Kirov Partner, Investment and Valuation Advisory, Colliers International

Georgi Kirov Georgi Kirov joined Colliers in 2002 as Consultant Commercial Brokerage Services.  Soon after he took the lead of  the Investment Sales team and has overall responsibility for the Valuations team. He has led  the Department since 2006 and provides consultancy services to l..

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Eng. Plamen Andreev Manager, Planex Invest

Eng. Plamen Andreev Eng. Plamen Andreev is co-owner and manager of Planex Holding. Mr. Andreev is born on October 4, 1958 in Varna. He completed his secondary school studies in the Civil Engineering Secondary School in Varna and continued in the Higher Military Civil Engineering School in Sofia, to complete it with ..

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Bogomil Nikolov CEO, GORA

Bogomil Nikolov Bogomil Nikolov is a private equity investor and real-estate developer. His investments are spread in wide range of industries in Bulgaria and abroad. His real estate vehicle BG REI is a developer and investor in project GORA – Green Offices and Residential Apartments. Nikolov’s b..

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Rumen Velichkov Commercial Director, Residential Park Lozen

Rumen Velichkov Rumen Velichkov has more than seventeen years of experience in the area of real estate consultancy. He has worked for more than ten years as Senior Consultant at Colliers International in a number of residential real estate projects, including Residential Park Sofia. In 2011 he joined the Lindner..

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Ivan Goranov Managing Partner, Smart Consultants, Hill Side

Ivan Goranov Ivan Goranov was born in 1981 and graduated from the 91st German Language School "Prof. Konstantin Galabov"  in Sofia. In 2005 he graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski " and is a Master in Law. At the end of his high education, he..

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Oren Bar Noy Director, Nova City Group

Oren Bar Noy Mr. Oren Barnoy is a Director at NovaCity Group and has been active in Bulgaria and the CEE for more than a decade. Global-wise, Mr. Barnoy attains various positions within several companies affiliated with NovaCity, allowing him to tap on info, experience, know how from different segments in the..

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Bistra Drumeva marketing and sales manager, Europroperty, Fohar

Bistra Drumeva Bistra Drumeva is Sales and Marketing Manager in the company and is responsible for the sales and leasing of the properties developed by Europroperty. Her previous experience includes more than 13 years in sales, renting and property management of offices and residential properties in the compani..

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Ekaterina Zhelyapova Sales director Holiday properties, Green Life Development

Ekaterina Zhelyapova Ekaterina Zhelyapova is the Sales director Holiday properties of the leading Bulgarian investment company Green Life Development. She became part of the team in 2009. Since than she has worked at various positions - Sales consultant, Senior sales consultant and Sales manager with partner agencies..

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Svoboda Kodjamanova Manager Residential Services, Colliers International

Svoboda Kodjamanova Svoboda Kodjamanova started her career in Colliers International in 2002 as residential property consultant. She has been involved in sales, leasing and tenant representation servicing for various MNC, diplomatic institutions and NGO’s. In 2017, after diversifying her professional experienc..

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Gergana Tenekedzhieva CEO, Address Real Estate

Gergana Tenekedzhieva Gergana Tenekedzhieva has been working in the field of real estate since 2006. Her professional development begins as a consultant at Address Real Estate, Burgas. Two years later she became a manager in the company working mainly with Russian-speaking clients “Key Bulgaria”, which is ..

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Tsenka Bozhilova Managing Partner, Advance Valuations

Tsenka Bozhilova Member of the Royal Institute of Certified Appraisers / RICS / and recognized European Real Estate Appraiser / REV /. Independent appraiser of real estate, machinery and equipment, agricultural land, commercial enterprises and intellectual property.   She has worked at ADVANCE for 11..

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Anton Andonov CEO of ERA Bulgaria

Anton Andonov Anton Andonov is an expert with 16 years of experience in real estate business. He is the CEO of ERA Bulgaria, company with 28 offices in the cities of Sofia, Varna, Burgas, Plovdiv, Stara Zagora, Rousse and Pomorie, part of ERA Real Estate - a leading global franchise network on the market of th..

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Nikolay Markov Managing Partner, Dill Advisory

Nikolay Markov Nikolai has more than 17 years of experience in financial consulting, analysis and evaluation, including in international audit companies. He has participated and managed a large number of projects in Bulgaria and abroad related to appraisals, transactions, project financing, restructuring, due d..

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Roumen Radushev Deputy Head of Retail Banking, Postbank

Roumen Radushev Deputy Head of Retail Banking and Executive Committee member at Postbank. He has almost 20 years of extensive professional experience in finance sector at various positions in leading banks in Bulgaria. He holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Westminster Business Scho..

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Dobromir Ganev President of the Board, NREA

Dobromir Ganev Dobromir Ganev has extensive experience in the real estate sector, as well as numerous professional certificates and recognitions, including the CIPS certificate of the National Association of REALTORS-USA, which distinguishes him as an international specialist in the field of real estate. Member..

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Lachezar Todorov CEO, Terra Tour Service

Lachezar Todorov Terra Tour Service EOOD is part of AGROHOLD holding group, founded in 1995. The company concentrates the interests of the group in investment, construction and asset management of real estate and hospitality in Bulgaria. Four hotels on the Black Sea Coast and two in Pravets, as well as a golf-cou..

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Zhivko Ivanov Asset and Tourism Director, Galaxy Investment Group

Zhivko Ivanov Galaxy Investment Group is a leading real estate investment company focused on Bulgaria. The company actively manages diversified portfolio of real estate assets in all major segments – hotels, residential and holiday complexes, office buildings, retail and industrial. Zhivko Ivanov joined ..

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Plamen Bachev MRICS Partner, Head of Hospitality, Consultancy & Valuations, Forton | Cushman&Wakefield

Plamen Bachev MRICS Plamen Bachev joined Forton in 2007 after he gained experience in the real estate sector as a valuer. He worked in close cooperation with some of the leading commercial banks and leasing companies in Bulgaria. Plamen gained further valuable experience in Allianz Bulgaria Life. While at Forton..

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Eric Huebbers Head of Development, Louvre Hotels Group

Eric Huebbers Since Summer 2017 Eric plays a vital role within the ambitious growth plans of Louvre Hotels Group / Jin Jiang International in Germany, Austria & Switzerland and since August 2019 also in Bulgaria; Prior to his current position he was COO & Managing Director of Premier Inn Germany &..

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Julieta Serafimova General Manager, Sofia Hotels Management

Julieta Serafimova Julieta Serafimova has 30 years of experience in hospitality and tourism. She has joined NIKMI company in 2003, before the opening of its first hotel in the capital city, the 5-star Grand Hotel Sofia, holding the position of Director of Sales, and consequently, she has been an essential part of t..

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Boris Pavlov Founder & CEO, Flat Manager

Boris Pavlov Boris Pavlov is the CEO of Flat Manager – а property management company specializing in short-term rentals via platforms such as Airbnb and Booking.com. Prior to founding Flat Manager in 2017, Boris worked in finance for the investment banking arm of Societe Generale in Paris, London and Ne..

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Rosen Grigorov, CFA Head of Valuations and Consulting, MBL

Rosen Grigorov, CFA Rosen Grigorov heads the valuation and consulting services for numerous local and international clients, among which leading banks, investment funds and developers. He also heads MBL market research and analysis of commercial real estate. Rosen is a CFA Charterholder and a certified appraiser of ..

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Georgi Brashnarov CEO, Nemetschek

Georgi Brashnarov Georgi Brashnarov is a founder, majority stakeholder and CEO of Nemetschek Bulgaria - the biggest software development company in South East Europe with an extensive knowledge in the AEC industry. He has Masters Degrees in both Civil Engineering and Informatics, for the past 20 years is an entrep..

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Nedyalko Vatev Site Director, Propy Inc.

Nedyalko Vatev Propy is a Silicon Valley-based tech company facilitating cross-border real estate transactions. We streamline the purchase process with payment and title deed issuance. We are automating the closing process for all sides to make ownership transfer faster, easier and more secure. Our platform hel..

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Iglika Yordanova Managing Partner, Colliers International

Iglika Yordanova Iglika Yordanova joined Colliers team in 2002.   Since 2008, Iglika has been actively involved in Colliers Bulgaria operations as part of the management team and as a Manager Retail Services has played a keay role in the structuring of the Retail department and the company positionin..

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Ivan Velkov Chairman, BGFMA

Ivan Velkov Ivan Velkov was born in 1970 in Sofia. He graduated from the Beijing University of International Business and Economics. Chairman of the Board of the NSNI (11.2011-01.2014), Member of the Board (2007-2009), Vice-Chairman of the Board (2009-2011), Chairman of the Committee on Professional Eth..

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Georgi Pavlov founder, Proptech.bg

Georgi Pavlov Georgi Pavlov has Master's degrees in Mathematics from the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski and in Business Administration from the City University of Seattle. He is an associate member of the Chartered Management Institute, UK, and has multiple qualifications including ACCA Certificate ..

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Stefan Karpuzov Investment Manager, Galaxy Investment Group

Stefan Karpuzov Galaxy Investment Group is a leading real estate investment company focused on Bulgaria. The company actively manages diversified portfolio of real estate assets in all major segments – hotels, residential and holiday complexes, office buildings, retail and industrial. Stefan Karpuzov has b..

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Zhoro Angelov Head Of Industrial Space & Land Development, Forton | Cushman&Wakefield

Zhoro Angelov Zhoro Angelov joined Forton in 2010 starting as junior consultant. For the last 9 years he has gained exceptional professional experience in commercial real estate focusing on industrial, logistics and land development services. He helped in structuring of the department and was involved with som..

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Arch. Lubomir Stanislavov CEO and member of the Board, Automotive Cluster Bulgaria

Arch. Lubomir Stanislavov Arch. Lubomir Stanislavov graduated Architecture from the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy - Sofia in 2001. He obtained additional qualifications at the University de Valladolid, Spain and the Technical University of Graz, Austria. In 2001 he began his professional develo..

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Antoaneta Bares Executive Director, NCIZ

Antoaneta Bares Antoaneta Bares is the CEO of the National Company Industrial Zones (NCIZ). She has over 15 years of experience in the field of law and the management of multiple projects in various sectors of the economy. She has held key and leading positions in trading companies, including the IT sector and g..

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Alexandar Gebov Manager, Paladin Property Development

Alexandar Gebov Mr. Gebov earned his EMBA degree from the University of Bristol, UK in 1997. As well, Mr. Gebov holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the Sofia University of Architecture and a Diploma in Economics and Management from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia. Mr. Gebov ..

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Vladislav Kanchev Project Development Manager, Trakia Economic Zone

Vladislav Kanchev Vladislav Kanchev is a project development expert at Trakia Economic Zone. It was in 2012 that he joined the team of TEZ. He is an expert in urbanism and business administration. On the scheme of TEZ, he is in charge of bringing off negotiations with new clients, equally, managing c..

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Georgi Djibov Head Land and Industrial Agency, MBL

Georgi Djibov As part of MBL team Georgi manages the Land and Industrial spaces division    His professional experience has been in Real estate, Finance, Manufacturing and Trading sectors, where he held Senior management positions. He has broad expertise in business development and large team..

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Andrey Rekalov Business Development Manager, Landmark

Andrey Rekalov Andrey Rekalov has more than 15 years of experience in real estate field and especially in commercial real estate. He has been in charge of the relocation of several significant companies, including two banks, state agencies and a big insurer. During the past 6 years he has been responsib..

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Daniela Boytcheva MANAGER INDUSTRIAL & LOGISTICS SERVICES, Colliers

Daniela Boytcheva Daniela Boytcheva joined Colliers International in July 2004 as a member of the Marketing Department. During her work in this Department, she enhanced her organizational and client communication skills.   By the end of 2006 Daniela became part of the Offices & Business Parks team..

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Tanya Kosseva-Boshova Managing Director, Park Lane Developments

Tanya Kosseva-Boshova She has 15 years of experience on the Bulgarian real estate market. She was a partner and Managing Director of Colliers International, CEO of the European Trade Center (ETC). Prior to joining ETC, she was the executive director and partner of Landmark Property Bulgaria. Founder and President of t..

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Martin Dragoev Investment and Sales Director, Galaxy Investment Group

Martin Dragoev Galaxy Investment Group is a leading real estate investment company focused on Bulgaria. The company actively manages diversified portfolio of real estate assets in all major segments – hotels, residential and holiday complexes, office buildings, retail and industrial. Martin Dragoev joined..

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Verka Petkova Partner, Director Business Development, Colliers International

Verka Petkova Verka joined Colliers International in August 2005 as Key Accounts Executive, focusing on the launch of a new residential service. In connection to the launch of Business Park Varna in 2005,  she was asked to contribute as a member of the project team. based on her experience and success wit..

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Vladimir Danailov CEO, Sofia Investment Agency

Vladimir Danailov Vladimir holds a MBA from the American University in Bulgaria and Master’s Degree in HR Management from the Technical University in Sofia, Bulgaria. He received his Bachelor Degree in Industrial Management from the same university. His professional experience has been in the Real Estate..

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Dimitar Ivanov MRICS Deputy Manager Office Space | Tenant Representation, MBL

Dimitar Ivanov MRICS Dimitar is leading the Tenant Representation Department of MBL. Since joining the company in 2012 Dimitar has advised a significant share of the office space occupiers in Bulgaria. Dimitar is  a certified real estate appraiser by the Bulgarian Chamber Of Real Estate Appraisers and ho..

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Bozhidar Georgiev CEO, Work & Share

Bozhidar Georgiev My name is Bozhidar and I am the founder and CEO of Work & Share. My goal is to build an amazing place where you will be able to sit, work and not worry about anything else and on top of that you will be part of a community which will have your back covered for good. Looking forward to meet y..

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Todor Breshkov Manager, Bulgarian Real Estate Fund

Todor Breshkov Since 2005 Todor Breshkov is part of the managing team Bulgarian Real Estate Fund, of which he is also co-founder. Todor has an impressive banking experience, his professional development varies in the areas of management and business development, finance and entrepreneurship. Between 2003 an..

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Andon Simeonov manager, SoftServe Bulgaria; Мember of the Board, Bulgarian Outsourcing Association

Andon Simeonov Andon Simeonov is General Manager at SoftServe, taking this position from the very opening of the Bulgarian division. Andon has 15 years of experience managing people and projects in a dynamic changing environment. Before joining SoftServe Bulgaria, Andon held various leadership roles in the ..

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Todor Kavrakov CPM, Property Manager, Trade Center Europe

Todor Kavrakov Todor Kavrakov has more than 10 years of professional experience in the sphere of real estate and especially in property management. He is currently responsible for renting warehouse and office spaces on the territory of the Trade Center Europe, as well as for the overall marketing and advert..

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Stanimira Pashova Head of Office Space Department, Forton | Cushman&Wakefield

Stanimira Pashova Stanimira Pashova joined Forton after 6 years at Zabar Management - a group of Israeli corporate and private investors. She was a country manager, implementing the investment strategy of the group – selection and purchase of real estates, application and obtaining of bank financing for..

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Adina Welsh Executive Director, RPHI

Adina Welsh Adina Welsh is Executive Director of Raiffeisen Property Management Bulgaria. Since 2002, she has managed the asset management of the company's projects (Business Park Expo 2000 complex and the office building on Gogol Str. №18). From 2010 she is also the Managing Director of Mall Varna. ..

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Arch. Vesela Valcheva - McGee Мanaging partner, Triple Green Building Group Bulgaria

Arch. Vesela Valcheva - McGee Vessela Valtcheva-McGee has extensive experience with sustainability in both practice and education. With over 10 years of experience in sustainable development, Vessela has both practical hands-on experience with sustainability assessment tools and frameworks in the construction and development ..

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Tony McMurray Managing Director, Ingram Micro Global Business Services

Tony McMurray Tony is a business leader with a strong background in Finance, Business Management and People Development. This skill has evolved over his 20-years career at Ingram Micro, where he has held a number of Senior Management positions in both the UK and overseas. As a qualified CIMA Accountant, To..

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Olga Stoichkova General Manager, Entract 127

Olga Stoichkova Olga Stoichkova is the founder of ACBO, a member of the board of directors since the founding of the association and its chairman in the years  2015-2016. She has a lot of experience in the field of business properties. She has worked in leading international consulting companies. Olga has b..

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Anton Slavtchev Managing Director, Slavtchev Consulting

Anton Slavtchev Anton Slavtchev has close to 15 years of experience in the field of Real estate. During the past 6 years he is Managing Director of "Slavtchev Consulting" - a company specialized in the office real estate advisory and asset management. He is also the Asset Manager for Serdika Offices on..

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Dimitrinka Rakovska Manager Retail Services, Colliers International

Dimitrinka Rakovska Dimitrinka has more than 11 years of experience in Colliers, specialized in retail real estate consultancy services. She has been having a key role in the Retail Services team, providing landlord representation services for major projects such as: Sofia Ring Mall (68,000 sqm GLA), The Mall (66,00..

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Ventzislav Ognianov Managing Director, CCC

Ventzislav Ognianov Ventsislav Ognyanov is a General director of the Polish chain for shoes and bags CCC for Bulgaria and Serbia. CCC is the leader in retail in CEE, as for one season it offers nearly 4000 different models of shoes and bags from more than 70 registered brands. CCC has 1,200 branches in 21 countries...

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Stefan Kosev CEO, Regent's property advisors

Stefan Kosev Stefan Kosev is CEO of real estate consultancy Regent's Property Advisors. He entered this field of business after several years dedicated to developing ‘Piccadilly’ supermarket chain in Bulgaria. First, he was Operations Director at parent company ‘Bolyari’ and then Exe..

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Arch. Alexander Daw Regional Director, Stephen George International

Arch. Alexander Daw Alexander Doe has over 20 years of experience in various areas of the construction industry – from management, through construction investment activity and architecture to urban planning. He became part of the team of Stephen George International as a partner and managing director of her Bu..

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Ivan Alexandrov CEO & Founder, ebag.bg

Ivan Alexandrov Ivan Alexandrov is founder and CEO of the online supermarket ebag.bg. Previously, he was involved in the management of one of the major digital agencies, and during his six years at the company has managed to increase the agency's turnover and staff to more than 10 times. In 2013, he and his part..

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Ivan Gramatikov Head of Retail Space Department, Forton | Cushman&Wakefield

Ivan Gramatikov Ivan has over 10 years of experience in commercial real estate business in Bulgaria and the Balkans of which 7+ years at managerial positions for various organizations. Prior joining Forton he was leasing manager at RESB where he was involved in major retail projects such as Mall Sofia, Mall Plov..

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