Michael Mihov holds a Master degree in Science in European Studies and Diplomacy from the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium with focus on International Economic Relations, Globalization and Public Policy. He has a Bachelor 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
Yana Bankovska holds a Master's Degree in International Relations from the University Network Odisee, Belgium and a Bachelor degree in Economics and Management from Pierre Mendez France University Grenoble, France.
In Tsvetelina Penkova's team she is responsible for the Committee on Budgetary Control and the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. She deals with topics related to digital technologies - personal data and privacy, cybersecurity, cloud technology, blockchain, AI and robotics, electronic identification, payments and digital networks.
She helps developing the relations with the EU institutions and the Member States (Commissioners' Cabinets, Directorates-General and Units, the European Council, Permanent Representations and Agencies of the European Union) and other stakeholders (industry and associations, IT sector, critical operators, consumers and academia).
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.
Enyo Savov is a Doctor of International Law and Doctor of International Relations at the South-West University "Neofit Rilski", Blagoevgrad.
In Tsvetelina Penkova's team he is responsible for the Sofia Information Center, relations with the Diplomatic Corps, the National Assembly, governmental and non-governmental organizations. He assists MEP Penkova with expertise in legal and economic matters.
Mihaela Popazova is a Bachelor of International Business in English at the University of Economics, Varna.
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.
Stilian Stoychev holds a Master's degrees in Bulgarian Language and Literature and History from the University of Veliko Turnovo.
In the team of Tsvetelina Penkova, he is responsible for the Silistra Information Center, he prepares analyzes and comments in the fields of labor and social policy, regional policy, health and education.
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.