Tomcho Tomov is a Head of the National Competence Assessment Center at the Bulgarian Industrial Association since 2010.
He has been the Human Resources Manager of large companies in metallurgical industry, telecommunications and security business. He was the Head of the Cabinet of the Chairman of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Bulgaria and also a Chairman of the metropolitan organization of the Bulgarian Union of Teachers. He has run a consultancy agency, specialized in selection and management of human resources. He is the Chairman of the Association for development of human potential in the industry. He is President of the Foundation “Social Bulgaria”.
He has a master's degree in psychology from Sofia University "St. "Kliment Ohridski". His post graduate degree is "Economics and Management of the Intangible Field" from the University of National and World Economy. He has specialized in the field of international organizations in industrial relations in Israel, Denmark and France. He is officially certified as a mediator by the National Institute of Conciliation and Arbitration.
Tomcho Tomov has over 20 years of teaching and scientific experience. He was a member of the Academic Council of the European Polytechnical University, a supervisor of the "Human Resource Management" Program at the Technical University of Sofia and a lecturer in the disciplines "Social Psychology" and "Organizational Behavior". He teaches in the "Human Resource Management" course in a Master's program at the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski ". He is part of the teams who manage and implement 4 national and international projects in the field of human resources and labor market. He is an author of over 270 articles and monographs. He has been an editor-in-chief of the corporate magazine "Team". He is a member of the Editorial Boards of magazines “Human Resources” and “Labour and Health“.
BIA supports higher education in the transition from a traditional to a competence-oriented approach+
The use of "silver human capital" requires more effective and focused actions by the state and employers+
The National Competence Assessment System was successfully upgraded with five new sectors under a project implemented by MLSP in partnership with BIA+