Kamen Kolev was born on 19 March 1954.
He graduated from the Technical University in Sofia in the specialty of technical system and has defended a candidate dissertation “Doctor of Financial Analysis”.
He has specialized in USA, Japan, United Kingdom, Germany and Switzerland in the field of industrial analysis, public and private partnerships, public commissions, evaluation and financing of investment projects and others.
He is a licensed appraiser of the American Association of Business Appraisers and is a Member of the Monitoring Committee of the SAPARD and ISPA programmes; of the operational programmes “Competitiveness”, “Regional Development” and “Administrative Capacity”.
He participated in the development of the National Plan for Economic Development of Bulgaria in the period 2007-2013 and of the regional operational programmes in the period 2007 – 2013.
He is an author of the books “Technological innovations” and “Public Procurement – Procedures and Practices”, also of a Manual of Energy Management.
He has been working in BIA for 24 years, consecutively occupying the positions of a senior expert, Director and Director General.
Since 2005 he has been a Vice President of BIA and supervises the branches of Industrial Development, Investments and Economic Analysis, EU funds and Better Regulation.
He speaks fluently English and Russian.
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