Board of Trustees


(as of October 22, 2017)

Mr. Ivan M. Manev, Chair, Dean of the Maine Business School at the University of Maine, University of Maine, USA

Ambassador Elena Poptodorova, Deputy Chair, Director, Euro-Atlantic Affairs, The Atlantic Club of Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria

Mr. Andrey Delchev, Managing Partner, Eurolex Bulgaria OOD, Sofia, Bulgaria

Mr. Boyko Iaramov (’00), Co-Founder, Telerik Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria

Ms. Carolyn Stefanco, President, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, USA

Mr. Edward A. Friedman, Professor Emeritus of Technology Management, Stevens Institute of Technology, Castle Point on Hudson, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

Ms. Elena Marinova, Founder and President, Musala Soft Ltd., Sofia, Bulgaria

Mr. Gerard van der Sluys, (ex-officio), Chair of the AUBG University Council

Mr. Jordan Karabinov (’97), (ex-officio), President of the AUBG Alumni Association

Mr. J.K. Fagan, Vice President and Treasurer, State Street Bank GmbH, Munich, Germany

H.R.H. Princess Maria Luisa of Bulgaria

Mr. Joel Morse, Co-founder and CEO of C3i Inc., Morristown, NJ, USA

Mr. John F. Mahon, John M. Murphy Chaired Professor of Business Policy and Strategy and Professor of Management, Maine Business School at the University of Maine, University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA

Ms. Ralitza Nikolaeva (’96), Associate Professor of Marketing, Graduate School of Business, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan

Mr. Reggie Chandra, President and CEO, Rhythm Engineering, Kansas City, Missouri Area, USA

Ms. Rumyana Trencheva (’00), Managing Director at SAP South East Europe, Sofia, Bulgaria

Mr. Stephen Auth, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Federated Equities, NY, NY, USA

Mr. Svetlozar Petrov, Managing Director, JobTiger Ltd., Sofia, Bulgaria

Mr. Thomas Celli, President, Celli-Flynn Brennan Architects and Planners, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Mr. Thomas Higgins, Managing Partner, Balkan Accession Fund, Sofia, Bulgaria

Mr. Vassil Terziev (’01), Co-Founder, Telerik Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria

Ms. Victoria Entwistle, Managing Director, Magnolia Advisory, London, UK

Mr. Yavor Georgiev, CEO, Parvi May AD, Silistra, Bulgaria


Mr. Claude Janssen, Honorary Chair of the International Council and Chair of the Board, INSEAD, Paris, France

Mr. Robert Phillips, Faculty Representative to the Board

Ms. Lucia Miree, Interim Alternate Faculty Representative to the Board

Ms. Karina Barambayeva, Student Representative to the Board

Ms. Yana Simeonova, Clerk to the Board, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

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