Mihael Mihov holds an Advanced Master of Arts in EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. He holds a Master's degree in International Economic Relations with focus on Globalization and Public Policy and a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the Brussels Free University, Belgium.
In Tsvetelina Penkova's team he is responsible for the Committee on Regional Development, the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection as well as the Delegations for relations with Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
His work focuses on the following topics - European Structural and Investment Funds; Energy policy - Renewable and nuclear energy, trans-European energy networks; Financial and Monetary Policy - macroeconomic development and Bulgaria's accession to the Eurozone; European Green Deal - Just Transition Mechanism; Industrial policy - Heavy and light industry.
Kristian Grigorov holds a Master in European Law from the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands. He has a bachelor degree in Law from the University of Westminster, London, UK and a Bachelor in Law from the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands.
In Tsvetelina Penkova's team he is responsible for the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection, the Committee on Budgetary Control, the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and the Delegation for relations with Serbia.
His work is related to the topics of the proper functioning of the Single Market, guaranteeing rights and providing greater protection for consumers; He deals also with digital technology, artificial intelligence, blockchain and cryptocurrencies; Brexit and the future relations between the UK and the European Union; the pre-accession negotiations between Serbia and the European Union.
Nikola Mitov holds a Master's Degree in National and International Security from NBU, Sofia.
In Tsvetelina Penkova's team he is responsible for the Sofia Information Center, he organizes and maintains contacts with organizations in the field of industry and healthcare, representatives of the Diplomatic Corps, political, non-governmental and charitable organizations. He assists with expert and technical input on topics such as the Green Deal, Brexit, dual standards in food products, Bulgarians abroad and more.
Mihaela Popazova holds a Master's Degree in Business Administrations (MBA) from Varna University of Management, Sofia and Cardiff Metropolitan University, Wales.
In Tsvetelina Penkova's team she is responsible for the Silistra Information Center, the website, design and vision of publications, editing and processing of videos related to the MEP.
Elena Brusarska holds a Bachelor's degree in Public Relations and a Master's degree in Brand Management and Advertising. She has acquired a professional qualification in art therapy.
In Tsvetelina Penkova's team she is responsible for the implementation and management of media relations. Manages the transmission of information in the public space. She has a key role in the creative vision and organization of the MEP's campaigns, initiatives and image-making.
Hasbinalya Mehmedova holds a bachelor's degree in Philosophy from the St. Cyril and Methodius Technical University, Veliko Tarnovo. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in Education Management.
In Tsvetelina Penkova's team, she is responsible for "Information Center Veliko Tarnovo". Organization of events, meetings, seminars in the office. Introducing citizens to the work of the European Parliament and Tsvetelina Penkova.
Evgeni Filipov holds a master's degree in law from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski".
In Tsvetelina Penkova's team, he is responsible for "Information Center Sofia", relations with the National Assembly and the non-governmental sector. He supports the activities of the MEP in the field of youth policies.
Яна Банковска e магистър по международни отношения от University Network Odisee, Белгия и бакалавър по икономика и управление от Pierre Mendez France University Grenoble, Франция.
В екипа на Цветелина Пенкова отговаря за теми, свързани с дигиталните технологии – лични данни и поверителност, киберсигурност, облачни технологии, блокчейн, AI и роботика, електронна идентификация, плащания и дигитални мрежи.
Тя помага за развитието на отношенията с институциите на ЕС и държавите-членки (кабинети на комисарите, генерални дирекции и звена, Европейския съвет, постоянни представителства и агенции на Европейския съюз) и други заинтересовани страни (индустрия и асоциации, ИТ сектор, критични оператори , потребителите и академичните среди).
Teodor Slavev holds a PhD in Political Science from University of National and World Economy (UNWE). He has specialized in Poland and the USA.
In Tsvetelina Penkova's team he is responsible for the preparation of political and scientific analyzes in the field of the Bulgarian and European political systems and legislative processes, as well as for conducting quantitative and qualitative research.
He has extensive experience in the non-governmental sector, research organizations and public administration.
Janet Pashalieva is a master of philology - Bulgarian and Czech philology at "St. Kliment Ohridski" University. She graduated from "Television Journalism" at SU "St. Kliment Ohridski". She specialized in Charles University in the Czech Republic. Lecturer at SU "St. Kliment Ohridski" on public messages and communication.
In Tsvetelina Penkova's team is responsible for media relations and public communication. Participation in the development of the campaign and the public presentation of the topics on which the MEP works. Plans and organizes the media family of Tsvetelina Penkova.