Board of directors

  • Genoveva Christova
    Chairperson of the Managing Board

    President of Bulgarian Furniture Cluster
    Managing Director of LIGNA GROUP
    Chair of the Control Committee of the Vocational training Centre at the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)
    Bulgarian Entrepreneur of Year 2010 (EU SME Week)

    1994 -1998 Master in International Economic Relations, University of National & World Economics – Sofia
    2013 – European Foundation for Competitiveness 2013 – Cluster Management Excellence Instructor – Associate Trainer Certificate
    2013 – lusterland Upper Austria – Certificate: Cluster Academy

    Since 2006, Ms. Christova has started her international cluster work and has been involved in clusters development projects in South-East Europe: Greece, Romania, Turkey and Serbia.

    g.christova@ligna-group.com
  • Dr. eng. Ventzislav Slavkov
    Member of the Managing Board

    Chairman of Managing Board of Cluster Mechatronics and Automation
    Member of the Managing Board of the Bulgarian Industrial Association.
    Member of the Managing Board of the Automation and Informatics Union.
    Member of the Managing Board of the Bulgarian Robotic Society.
    Member of the Experimental Union of Innovation of Applied Research and Communications Fund

    1981 – Graduated from the Technical University Sofia – Internal Combustion Engines
    1982 – Graduated from the Higher Education School of Robotics – Technical University – Sofia
    1983-1989 – Scientific Associate and Director of Laboratory in the Bulgarian Academy of Science
    1989 – Founds and since manages the Bulgarian-German Joint Venture “Spesima GmbH”
    2007 – PhD of Synthesis of manipulation mechanisms

    chairman@abclusters.org
    www.abclusters.org
  • Krasimir Stoyanov
    Member of the Managing Board

    1992 – Guildford collage
    1997 – Master’s degree, Aberdeen University
    2010 – U.S. Department of State / Bureau of educattional affairs
    1996 – present – Founder & CEO of Orak Engineering

    krasimir.stoyanov@orakgroup.com
  • Ilze Atanasova
    Member of the Managing Board

    Chair of the Board of Marine Cluster Bulgaria
    Member of the Council of Management of the Metalock International Association
    Procurator of Varna Maritime Ltd.

    1993 – Graduated from the University of Economics – Varna in Commerce
    1994 – Graduated from the Centre for Postgraduate Qualification, The University of Economics-Varna, in Accounting
    1996 – Chief accountant in “Chakarov” Ltd.
    2002 – Procurator of “Varna Maritime” Ltd.
    2007 – Graduated in Corporate Management from The Open University – Great Britain in cooperation with New Bulgarian University – Sofia, Bulgaria

    atanasova@varnamaritime.com
    www.marinecluster.com
  • Svetlin Rangelov
    Member of the Managing Board and Executive Director

    1988 – Graduated from Air Force Academy Georgi Benkovski – Radio electronics engineer
    1988 – Head of a group Electronics – Bulgarian Air Forces
    1991 – Manager of the Novotika Brokerage House – Sofia Commodity Exchange
    1995 – Coffee shop owner
    2001 – Owner and publisher of newspaper “Work”
    2004 – Cofounder Team Academy (team building), Vancouver Canada
    2013 – Owner Team Academy Bulgaria

    svetlin.rangelov@gmail.com