EPPA is proud to announce Ivelina Vasileva as Senior Advisor reinforcing its environmental protection, climate policy and Circular Economy practice

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EPPA is proud to announce Ivelina Vasileva as Senior Advisor reinforcing its environmental protection, climate policy and Circular Economy practice

IVELINA VASILEVA, former minister of environment and waters in Bulgaria, joins EPPA as SENIOR ADVISOR to provide strategic advice on environmental protection and sustainability.

 

Ivelina Vasileva has a background of 10 years in the corporate business and 15 years in the public sector at different positions in the government and parliament of Bulgaria. She has been the Deputy Mayor of Burgas – one of the major cities in the country, after that Deputy Minister and then Minister of Environment and Waters in the government of Bulgaria. During her mandate as a member of the national parliament, she has been the Chair of the permanent committee of environment and waters and deputy chair of the EU affairs committee.

Ivelina brings to EPPA her experience in policy making as well as in leading and facilitating the dialogue and interaction between institutions and various stakeholders, including business, academia, and NGOs for a more sustainable future. Her focus is in the field of environmental protection, circular economy, climate policies and EU funded implementing programs.

CV of Ivelina Vasileva

  • Member of Parliament – Chair of the Permanent Parliamentary Committee of Environment and Water National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria (2017-2021)
  • Minister of Environment and Waters (2014 – 2017) and Government Deputy Minister (2009 – 2013), Ministry of Environment and Waters, Bulgaria
  • Deputy Mayor of EU Affairs and Environment in the Municipality of Burgas (2007 – 2009), Bulgaria
  • Manager of the Project Management Unit for Water Supply and Sewerage Company, Burgas
  • Regional Representative for the Region of Burgas and Service Account Manager for Ericsson Telecommunications Bulgaria Ltd.
  • Project Administrator for Development Alternatives Inc. in Bulgaria, financed by the US Agency for International Development.

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