Svetoslav Mitkov Minevski, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Svetoslav Minevski was born in Stara Zagora in 1968. In 1993 he graduated in Law and in Public Order Protection and CombatingCrime from the Higher Institute for Officer Training and Research under the Ministry of Interior. During the period 1993 - 1998 he worked in the Economic Police sector of Stara Zagora Regional Directorate of Interior, and from 1998 until 2007 - in the Fight against Organized Crime sector. He has been a lawyer since 2007 and he is Chairman of a disciplinary formation at Stara Zagora Bar Association Disciplinary Court. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mini Maritsa Iztok EAD since 26th July 2021.
Ilza Mitkova Chinkova, Member of the Board of Directors and Executive director
Eng. Ilza Chinkova holds a master`s degree in Technology of Machine Building and Machine Tools with a specialization in Robotics from the Technical University of Sofia, /TU-Sofia/ and has a master`s degree in Finance from the University of National and World Economy. Over the years she has specialized and acquired additional qualifications in efficient management of finance and control, organization and implementation of public procurement, in project management from the American University in Sofia, the Austrian WIFI Institute, the American Agency for International Development, the Diplomatic Institute in Sofia, the Public Administration Institute, etc.
Her professional experience has been gained in the state administration and in the private business sector. Ilza Chinkova has worked for the Bulgarian National Bank, and has held management positions at the Ministry of Energy and Energy Resources, Mini Maritsa Iztok EAD, the State Agency for Metrological and Technical Surveillance, etc.
Eng. Chinkova uses English and Italian.
She was Director of the Financial and Economic Directorate at Mini Maritsa Iztok EAD from 1st March 2006 until 23rd October 2009.
She was elected a Member of the Board of Directors of Mini Maritsa Iztok EAD on 24th January 2022 until a new competition is held in order to nominate a member as a state representative in the Board. As of 1st February 2022 she was also appointed an Executive Director.
Tsvetolin Ventsislavov Bogdanov, Member of the Board of Directors
Tsvetolin Bogdanov was born in Stara Zagora on 30th April 1970. He is a businessman and Chairman of Avgusta Trayana Tennis Club, Stara Zagora. He has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Mini Maritsa Iztok EAD since 26th July 2021.
Nikolay Stefanov Dikov, Member of the Board of Directors
Nikolay Dikov was born in 1986. He obtained his higher education from the Technical University – Sofia in 2009. In 2012 he was awarded a Master`s degree in Public Administration.
He has been a Municipal Councilor at Stara Zagora Municipal Council since 2011. From 2015 to 2019 he was a Chairman of a group within the structure of Stara Zagora Municipal Council and a Member of the “Sports and Youth Activities”, and “Projects, European Integration, and International Relations” standing committees, as well as a Member of the Road Safety Municipal Committee. In 2019 he was elected a Member of Stara Zagora Municipal Council again.
He was a Member of the Board of Directors of Mini Maritsa Iztok EAD from December 2014 to March 2017 and afterwards was its Chairman until 25th July 2021.
Georgi Ivanov Koev, Member of the Board of Directors
Georgi Koev was born in 1954. He has graduated from the D.A. Tsenov Academy of Economics - Svishtov and has a Master`s degree in Accounting and Control. He has specialized in Organization and Methodology of Accounting at the University of National and World Economy and has additional professional training in Industrial Business and in Organization and Management of Business and Management Activity. He has been awarded the Industrial Manager and Manager - Finances and Accountancy qualifications. His professional development is connected with the Maritsa Iztok Complex. He started work in 1980, and he held positions in the field of finances. Over the periods 1986 - 1998 and 2000 - 2003 he was a Chief Accountant, Head of Economic Department, and Head of Economic Division at Maritsa East 3 TPP. He was a Deputy Mayor of Radnevo Municipality from 2003 to 2015, where over various periods of time he managed the financial activity in all its aspects, the economic activities, and the social policy.
He was elected a Member of the Board of Directors of Mini Maritsa Iztok EAD on 20th August 2014.
Elvira Petrova Shopova, Member of the Board of Directors
Elvira Petrova Shopova was born in Dupnitsa in 1968.
She holds a master`s degree in Theology and Economic Governance, and has a completed specialization in Marketing and Trade, as well as additional specialized trainings in Investments in the Energy Sector and Nuclear Capacity, Energy Efficiency and Renewables, etc.
She has gained her professional experience in the energy sector by using the obtained qualification “economist”. Her career began at Bobov Dol EMEC as a Capital Works Planner and Rate-Setter, after the restructuring it continued at Mini Bobov Dol EAD head office, followed by employment at Bobov Dol TPP EAD where she held the position of Head of Trade and Investment Activity. She has worked for Natsionalna Elektricheska Kompania EAD as a Public Procurement Director, and for the Ministry of Energy as a Corporate Governance in the Energy Sector Expert.
She has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Mini Maritsa Iztok EAD since 18th August 2022.
Eng. Nikolay Nikolov, Member of the Board of Directors
Eng. Nikolay Nikolov holds a master`s degree in Technology of Metals and Machine Tools awarded by the Technical University - Gabrovo. He received his secondary education at Asen Zlatarev Secondary Vocational and Technical School of Industrial Chemistry in Pleven, where he specialized in Instrumentation and Automation.
He has long-standing managerial experience.
He has held the positions of Executive Director of Hail Suppression Executive Agency and of Chief Secretary of the State Agency for Metrological and Technical Surveillance.
He speaks English and Russian. He has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Mini Maritsa Iztok EAD since 18th August 2022.