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Svilen Kolev, PhD - Deputy President

Portrait of Svilen Kolev, PhD

Contact Information:
Address: Sofia 1038, 2, "P. Volov" Str.
tel.: +359 2 9857 644
e-mail: [email protected]

Date and place of birth: 6 July 1990, Nova Zagora, Bulgaria
2016 - 2019 PhD in ‘Economics’, professional field ‘Finance, Currency, Credit and Insurance’ with obtained PhD degree in the field of ‘International Finance’ - Finance Department of the Finance and Accountancy Faculty, University of National and World Economy - Sofia (UNWE). PhD thesis topic: ‘The Unconventional Monetary Policy of the Major Central Banks - Effects for Bulgaria’
2013 - 2014 Master's Degree in Economics, field of study ‘Finance’ - UNWE
2009 - 2013 Bachelor's Degree in Economics, field of study ‘Finance’ - UNWE
Допълнителна квалификация
2021 Programing Basics with Python – SoftUni, May - July 2021
Python for Beginners - Sololearn, July 2021
Python Data Structures - Sololearn, July 2021
Programming Fundamentals with Python - Software University (SoftUni), September - December 2021
PH125.1x: Data Science: R Basics (online via HarvardX) - Harvard University, October 2021
2016 - 2019 Specialized and certified workshop for commercial bank experts:
- Reporting framework applicable to gathering information for the purposes of resolution planning - International Banking Institute (IBI), May 2019
- IFRS for loan officers with focus on new standards coming into effect in 2018 and 2019 - IBI, November 2018
- The new legal framework of the markets in financial instruments in force from January 1, 2018 - IBI, September 2017
- The challenges imposed by the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the banking sector in Bulgaria - IBI, September 2017
- Main aspects of the proposed changes in the methodology for calculating the indices of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange - Sofia - IBI, June 2017
- Equity instruments, shares. Evaluation models and risk - IBI, June 2017
- Application of International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 9 ‘Financial Instruments in banks‘- IBI, February 2017
- Recovery and resolution of credit institutions - regulatory framework and practical application - IBI, November 2016
Language skills
English, German
Professional experience
July 2022 Deputy President of the NSI
August 2016 - July 2022 Expert at the Banking Policy and Analyses Division - Association of Banks in Bulgaria (ABB), Sofia
May 2013 - August 2016 Editor at INVESTOR.BG, Author and TV Presenter of an economic show on Bulgaria ON AIR TV and radio and Bloomberg TV Bulgaria, Analysist at Bloomberg TV Bulgaria
July 2012 - August 2012 Intern at Societe Generale Expressbank, Sofia
Project participation
  Member of the scientific committees of 5 scientific projects, including 1 national project of National Scientific Fund of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria
Scientific publications
  Author of over 30 scientific publications in the field of central banks, monetary policy, banking sector, macroeconomics, debt and fiscal management, including co-author of 6 collective monographs
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of the Bulgarian Macroeconomics Association (BMA)
• Member of Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES)
• Member of the Association of Professors of Economics and Management in Industry (APEMI)