Manager of the Bulgarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association and she is in charge of the overall organization and strategy of the association.
Previously, she worked as a Communications Officer at the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, Invest Europe (formerly EVCA). As part of the communications team, Maria was working on industry promotion and building an awareness and understanding of private equity through a range of communications initiatives and publications.
Maria has communications experience in the spheres of education and finance in both Sofia and Brussels. She was part of the communications team at the Institute for European Studies in Brussels and the American University in Bulgaria. Prior to that, Maria was part of the communications team at UNITEE New European Business Confederation.
Maria holds MSc in Communication Studies and MA in Diplomacy.