Adviser to the Chairman of the Board

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Dimitar Brankov has graduated in University of Economics in Sofia in 1982.

He has worked in the whole sale and qualification companies and as assistant professor in the Institute for Management and Administration under Council of Ministers.

In 1990 he obtained Ph.D within Institute of Economics at the Bulgarian Academy of Science. In 1992 he joined Bulgarian Industrial Association as expert to the Economic analysis Department.

Latter he has been appointed as director responsible for Environmental Policy. Since December 2008 he has been Deputy Chairman of BIA, and since November 1, 2020 he has been an advisor to the Chairman of the Management Board. As such, it monitors topics of interest of BIA, concerning Bulgaria's accession to the Eurozone, the European Green Pact, the labor market, income policy, tax policy and provides opinions and proposals on them to the Chairman of the Board.

Dimitar Brankov participates in the composition of the Economic and Social Council, as well as in the Advisory Council on the European Green Deal and the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions. Member of the Council of the Employment Agency, of the Accreditation Council of EA BAS, Working Group 20 on Environment, as well as of other consultative bodies at the Ministry of Environment and Water, MLSP, the Bulgarian Institute for Standardization and others.

Dimitar Brankov has taken membership to the Governing Council of the National Employment Service, to Accreditation Council, Working Group Environment and other consultative bodies to the Ministry of Labour and Social Policies, Ministry of Environment and others. He has specialized Micro and Macro Economics, Advanced Level Course (1991), Industrial Relations and Corporate Management at NIKKEIREN, Japan (1993), International Institute for Labour Studies at ILO (2001), Environmental Management Systems UNEP/ICC training course, St Catherine’s Colleague, Oxford and Government Institutes WDC (1997), and has qualification as chief auditor of QMS and EMS (1998).

Dimitar Brankov has more than 70 publications in industrial relations, labour market, corporate management and EMS. He obtained intensive consulting and teaching experience in the course project management and implementation in Bulgaria, Russia, Macedonia, Romania, Albania, and UK.

He speaks fluently English and Russian.