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Tsvetlin Yovchev, Associate Professor, Doctor

Born on May 7th, 1964, in the town of Pleven.


Education

2011 – University of Library Studies and Information Technologies – Associate Professor of IT Management
2010 – Doctor Degree in Scientific Information Theory
1999 – Joint Master Program of Erasmus University, Rotterdam, and St. Kliment Ohridski Sofia University; MA in Economics - St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia
1987  – Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy – Marine Engineer

Good command of English and Russian.


Professional Experience

May 29th, 2013 – appointed Minister of Interior of the Republic of Bulgaria
2012 – May, 2013 – Chief of the Cabinet to the President of the Republic of Bulgaria
2011 - 2012 – Advisor to the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria
Since 2011 – Lecturer at University of Library Studies and Information Technologies
2009 - 2011 – Chairperson of State Agency for National Security
In 2008 – Director General of the Counterintelligence General Directorate at SANS
1993 - 2007 – National Security Service; has consecutively occupied all managerial positions
1992-1993 – Chief Power Engineer at Gara Iztok Car Repair Factory
1987-1992 – Marine Engineer at Navigation Maritime Bulgare