BGFMA represents most of the leading companies which provide full FM services – technical, infrastructural and commercial; others that provide real estate management services, as well as providers of individual services such as cleaning, IT, maintenance and others. Some of our members are companies with large property portfolios, which had elevated facility management at senior corporate level, such as banks, insurance companies, large outsourcing companies and others. In-house facility managers, as well as property and asset managers are also members of the association.
Prominent FM companies and experts are members of BGFMA and the Association is constantly growing. Here is the list of the individual members of BGFMA.
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Alexandra Chonkova graduated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in “International Economic Relations” in French at University of National and World Economy.
For more than 12 years Alexandra has been dealing with property management of portfolio investment properties in Bulgaria – mainly office spaces as an investment RE expert in the Investment Department at AzBg PFMC ans AzBg InsCos.
Alexandra is also a certified real estate appraiser and has extensive experience in projects related to valuation, auditing and compliance with IFRS for investment property.
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She has been working in the real estate field since 2003.
Since 2005, she is working as part of the administration of WTC Sofia.
In the last 10 years of her professional experience she has specialized as an events manager, contracting and agreements for rental of conference and training rooms, exhibition spaces, temporary office space. Sales and contracting of outsourcing services.
The scope of her work includes Facility Management at the strategy and the operational level in the two main directions “Space and infrastructure” and “People and organization.”
She has additional experience as a consultant in private and public projects related to human resources management, investment planning and facility management.
She participates in events with social engagement that support the development of society on issues of education and career development, ecology, art.
Master’s program in “Management of buildings and facilities – Facility Management” at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski ” 2009-2011.
Bachelor of “Economics of Transport” -University of National and World Economy
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Anna Douneva has graduated University of Portsmouth, BA International Finance and Trade in 2006 and after that City University of Seattle, MBA in Financial Management.
Her professional career started as Financial Manager in Kohl and Partner Sofia EOOD, which is the official representative of the Austrian Kohl&Partner with core activities in hotel and tourism consulting. In 2010 I joined Axxon Group, specialized company in distribution, marketing and logistics of FMCG as Financial Analyst. Since 2011 I joined UniCredit Bulbank as since 2012 I took the position Manager Maintenance and Repair Sector.
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Bozhidar Zahariev possesses extensive experience in the area of real estate and facility management, and his professional engagement in Bulgaria includes AG Capital, Tishman Bulgaria, and Raiffeisen. At the present he is the administrative director of Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria. He received his Bachelor’s degrees in History and Politics from Ithaca College in New York, USA, and in 2017 he expects to complete his EMBA studies at the University of Sheffield-City College.
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Denitza Ilieva has been in the real estate management business for more than 15 years now. During that time, she has gained extensive experience and knowledge while taking senior management positions in well-known companies such as Tishman International, AIG/ Lincoln, BSR Sofia and the Bulgarian Facility Management Association. Denitza is the Executive Director of the Bulgarian Facility Management Association since early 2016.
Denitza has coordinated EU projects focused on creating new professional methods and platforms for education of young and practicing property management and FM experts.
She is fluent in English, Swedish and Danish.
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Deyan Kavrakov FRICS, CIPS has over 20 years of experience on senior management positions in international and Bulgarian companies in the area of asset, property and facility management. As Manager of TCM, he is Certified Facility Management Trainer by WIFI, Austria and Member of the Management Board of the Bulgarian Facility Management Association. He designed and developed WIFI Facility Management Academy – an online, e-learning platform funded by Erasmus+.
Asset vs. Facility Management – Spot the Difference. Comparative Analysis of Professional Identity and Functions, FM Insight, An EuroFM Publication, Issue 35, December 2015.
Facility and Property Management – Find the Differences or the Points of Convergence, FM Insight, An EuroFM Publication, Issue 33, May 2015.
Performance Management in Facility Management. Top Key Performance Indicators in FM. FM Insight, An EuroFM Publication, Issue 32, March 2015.
General Info and Education: Born on April 3, 1975 in Stara Zagora, 1994 – High School for foreign languages “Romen Rolan” – Stara Zagora graduation with German and English proficiency. In Year 2000: University of Economics Varna Graduation with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Finance. Till the end of this year 2017 will graduate the Technical University in Vienna with a MBA in FM.
- 2002 – Present: Eurocapital Finance SA, Arceland and Accounting Ltd, Plan Vision GmbH Munich ( plan-vision.com ) – Partner and Chief Operations Manager
- 1998 – 2001 : Deutsch Bulgarisches Ausbildungszentrum Stara Zagora – Office Assistant
Dobromir Simidchiev has graduated from UASG in Sofia and he is a Master of Business Administration from the University in Seattle, USA.
He held managing positions at Sofiiska Voda AD, and he was Deputy Minister of the Regional Development.
Currently Dobromir Simidchiev is the Executive Director of Hydrolia AD.
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Dragomir Stefanov is a Doctor of Economics and a Certified Investment Consultant from FSC.
He has owned Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Finance at UNWE – Sofia. In 2011 he had obtained a Doctor title for doctoral dissertation on “Management of the investment process in tourism”
Since 2012 he works as a chief assistant in the Real Estate Department at Business Faculty at University of National and World Economy. He teaches courses for “Business Financing”, “Financing and Investments in Real Estate”, “Management Consulting in the Real Estate Business”, “Management of Investment-Construction Projects”, etc. to students in Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees.
Since 2006 he has been an investment consultant at “Varchev Finance” EOOD. Previously, he worked at a real estate agency in Bulgaria.
Dragomir Stefanov is chairman of the “Gergiovden Movement” political party. He was an adviser on the economic issues of the MP in the period 2014-2017.
Married, with one child.
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Evgeniya Dikanska is the General manager of Europroperty Bg – investment company in the field of real estate, involved in the whole life cycle of a real state project. The company invests and develops large scale projects in residential, office and industrial fields of the real estate market. She’sbeen working for over 15 years in this sector and have profound knowledge in development, project management, property and facility management and investments.
Hristo Mamarov has long experience in engineering. 13 years Robert Bosch EOOD/Bosch Bulgaria/he was responsible for market development and customer service of Eastern Bulgaria region. He works for Karcher EOOD for 7 years now, and from the beginning of this year h holds the position of Head of Direct Sales Department. Hristo has got a proven professional experience in cleaning machines, accessories and detergents from the world’s largest and esteemed manufacturer.
Iglika Yordanova joined Colliers team in 2002. She played a key role in the structuring of the Retail Services department and the company positioning as a market leader in this real estate segment. Since 2008, Iglika has been actively involved in Colliers Bulgaria operations in her capacity of a member of the management team.
As of 2013 Iglika is the Managing Director of the company and develops further the client base and service portfolio in Bulgaria. Iglika holds Masters’ degree in Finance and Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.
Ivan Velkov is economist, studied and graduated in Beijing’s Institute of Economics and Capital University of Economics and Business.
He has an extensive managerial experience gained at International consultancy companies specialized in professional Real Estate services in the Far East and Southeast Europe region.
Ivan Velkov has been a consultant and Marketing Executive in CB/DTZ CYL for China and Hong Kong, Strategic HR, General Manager and Regional Partner for Colliers International Bulgaria and Southeast Europe and Colliers International Property Management, Regional Manager at Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria and General Manager of Raiffeisen Real Estate.
Lecturer at University of National and World Economy, ‘Real Estate Management’ and registered mediator at Ministry of Justice.
Ivan Velkov is a Member of the Board of several professional and non-government associations.
Past President of Bulgarian National Real Estate Association, currently at NREA’s Supervisory Board. Member of the Board at FIABCI Bulgaria, Chairman of the Board of Interactive Bulgaria Foundation and Vice Chairman of Sofia Municipality Council.
Ivan Velkov has become Chairman of BGFMA in March 2017.
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Kamelia Panaytova is currently “Director Facilities” at Sutherland Global Servicesand has 12 + years of experience and expertise in facility and lease management, facility due diligence, site selection and office space fit out. Since joining Sutherland in 2010, she has led multiple facility expansions in Europe, working with international teams on facility build outs with very tight deadlines. The track record of successful projects’ completion ensured clients’ satisfaction and contributed to the establishment of smooth business operation. Kamelia has expertise in facility budget analysis and planning, approved funds management and control. She is experienced in office space design, interior design and corporate branding. Her in debt knowledge on health and safety at work, fire safety, emergency management and security global policies enabled best practices implementation in all Sutherland sites in Europe. Kamelia holds Master’s degree in Bulgarian Philology, Bachelor’s degree in English Philology and in Journalism from Veliko Tarnovo University, Bulgaria.
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Nikola Braykov graduated from UACEG, subject “Hydraulic Engineering” and from Sofia University, subject “EMEIU”.
Nikola held the following positions:
Junior Expert Legalization at Telelink, Project Manager at K and K Engineering. Currently Nikola Braykov is a Facility Manager at Glorient Investment AD.
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Nikola Marinov’s current position in PK Property Management Bulgaria is Chief Operating Officer. PK is an investment company which acquired two of the biggest commercial centres in the country in 2017. These are Mall Galleria Stara Zagora and Mall Galleria Burgas.
The obligations that he has in the company are closely related and directly responsible for the technical maintenance, cleaning, security, reconstructions, the architectural and MEP improvements and renovations, design and investor’s supervision.
His practical activities in the sphere of the facility management are acquaintance since 2009. With project management, construction and investor’s supervision since 2007.
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Petar Tashev has a PhD in Social management from Sofia University “SV. Kliment Ohridski “with a thesis on “Efficiency and efficacy of companies with large building stock through professional facility management “. He is Bachelor of Economics and Master’s degree in finance and banking from Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” “St. Kliment Ohridski”. He works as an associate assistant in the Department of Economics and Industry management. He is a secretary of the Master’s program of Facility Management Since May 2018 he is facility manager in ISS Facility Services EOOD, where he is responsible for part of the local and global accounts of the company.
From 2012 he is editor in chief of the Bulgarian Facilities magazine. Petar Tashev is one of the organizers of the international conference: “Facility management: Realization in Bulgaria”.
Author of numerous articles for Facility and Workplace management, as well as lecturer in numerous conferences and training in FM.
Dr. Philip Stoyanov is a lecturer in the Department of Management at UNWE since 2015. His main academic interests are in the areas of: Company and Corporate Management, Strategic Management, Strategic Human Resource Management, Global Management, Social Responsibility of Business.
He has over 30 publications and reports on these issues, published in specialized international management and economic publications.
Participant in a number of scientific and business projects.
He is involved in the management of a number of companies. Provides consulting assistance in the field of management, business organization, improvement of the financial structure of companies, etc.
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Tzvetelina Popova is born on 28.06.1974 in Sofia.
Member of the National Committee of Bulgaria at the World Energy Council.
She graduated secondary education in 8 Vassil Levski High School, Sofia, with advanced study in Spanish and Russian.
In 2002 she graduated from Southwest University “Neofit Rilski”, Blagoevgrad with a Master’s degree in Economics and a specialization “Economics and Management in the Socio-Cultural Sphere”.
In 2012 she achieved a Master’s degree in Economics and Management in Energy, Infrastructure and Utilities in the Faculty of Economics of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski “.
Since January 2017 she has been a PhD student at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski “, scientific field” Social sciences “, research field” Economics “, scientific specialty” Economy and management in branches – Energy “with topic of the dissertation project” Application of models for energy planning in municipalities “.
Additional qualifications related to public procurement, organizational and leadership skills, energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.
From 1997 to 2002, she was marketing and advertising consultant in the private sector, marketing and sales manager, personnel selection.
From 2003 to November 2011 she was expert customer service and court receivables in the Commercial Activity Directorate of “Toplofikacia Sofia” EAD.
From April 2013 to April 2017, she was Senior Expert in the Heat and Energy Efficiency Department, Housing and Public Construction, Heat and Energy Efficiency Directorate, Metropolitan Municipality. Secretary of the Steering Committee for the Action Plan for Sustainable Energy Development of Sofia Municipality.
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In 2007 I graduated as a Bachelor in Finance at Southwest University “Neofit Rilski” in Blagoevgrad. Since then I have been working in the field of Real estate. I have worked as a sales and rent consultant in Foros, Bansko and Address in Sofia. Since 2012 I have been working as a Facility Manager at Good Neighbors Ltd. I have managed buildings Jaclyn, Red Apple, Mont View, and other smaller residential buildings in Sofia.
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Vienna Real Estate Ltd
I graduated from Higher School of Transport “Todor Kableshkov” specialty “Transport Construction” and Sofia School of Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy “Hristo Botev” specialty “Construction and Architecture” in 2005.
The same year I started working as a construction technician in “Kipix” LTD. During my work there build a plant for production of glass were met many finishing and repair work in private homes and offices, and dozens of industrial and floors.
At the end of 2006. I joined the team of “Evroplan” Ltd., which launched its investment program in 2007., for the construction of residential buildings. The organization and supervision of the construction and investment process was given to me.
In 2012 I started working in Facility Management department to “CEZ Bulgaria” EAD, where I meet with real facility services. From November 2014., Occupy the post of the department , as since then until now have been implemented several important projects related to property management. The most significant was the relocation of 700 company employees from various locations into one new common business building (10 000m2). Repair works continued within two months, and physical displacement movement was done within a month, without interrupting the workflow of employees.
Currently I learn in the Master’s program at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – “Economics and Management in the energy, infrastructure and utilities,” specialization “Facility Management”
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