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Tsvetan Nanov - Secretary General

Portrait of Tsvetan Nanov

Contact Information:
Address: Sofia 1038, 2, "P. Volov" Str.
tel.: +359 2 9857 703
Visiting hours: Thursday 10 - 12 a.m., Friday 2 - 4 p.m.
e-mail: [email protected]

Date of birth: 23 November 1964
Civil status: Married with 1 child
Education and training
2000 - 2002
University of National and World Economy, Sofia
State administration and international law,
Postgraduate qualification
1985 - 1990
Technical University - Gabrovo, Engineer “Electronic technique an microelectronics”,
specialization "Control devices and diagnostics of electronic products", Master
1979 - 1983
School on Mechanics and Electro technique “Dr.Nikola Vasiliadi”-Gabrovo, Technology of machinery construction, specialized secondary education
Additional training
2001 - 2003
Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”,
Master’s degree Programme “European public administration”
1998 - 2000
United States Agency for International Development,
Completed programmes and training courses under the "Local Government Initiative" Programme in order to acquire the rights of teaching under modules: "Public participation and interaction", "Organisational and management skills", "Service of citizens", "Human Resource Management", "Activity of municipal councils", "Newly elected mayors and municipal councilors", "Training of trainers"
Trainings abroad
Inter-Balkan Institute of Public Administration – Thessaloniki, Greece
Absorption of Structural Funds of the EU
Interior Ministry School of Administration in Rome, Italy
Structure of the governing bodies of the EU Member States
Newman College of Higher Education - Birmingham, England
(now Newman University)
Organization and management of administrative structures
Organizational and management skills
Greek National Centre for Public Administration Athens
Human resource Management
Strategic planning and teamwork
Centre for public administration and personnel development – London, UK
Recruitment and development of personnel in the public sphere.
Career development
Ulster University - Belfast, Northern Ireland
Interregional cooperation
Personnel training. Development of training modules
School for qualification of administrative personnel – Dublin, Ireland
Qualification and prequalification of personnel in the public sphere
Cooperation between training organizations, business and administration
Language skills
English, Russian
Professional Career
September 2013 up to now
National Statistical Institute,
Secretary General
June  2012 -
August 2013
National Statistical Institute,
Deputy President
2011 – May 2012
National Statistical Institute,
Secretary General
July 2010 -
December 2010
National Statistical Institute,
Acting Secretary General
January 2010 -
July 2010
National Statistical Institute,
Director of “Dissemination of information” Directorate
November 2009 -
December 2009
National Statistical Institute,
Chief expert, acting Head of “Regional Statistics” Department
August 2008 -
September 2009
National Road Infrastructure Agency (now Road Infrastructure Agency), Member of Supervisory Board
August 2001 -
October 2008
Gabrovo District Administration,
Regional Governor
1993 - 2001
Gabrovo Municipality,
Municipal Secretary
1992 - 1993
Gabrovo Municipality,
Head of division
Gabrovo Municipality,
Chief specialist
1991 - 1992
Gabrovo Municipality,
Gabrovo Municipality,
Municipality council member. Deputy president of standing committee on “Public order and security”, member of committee on “Education and youth activities”
1989 - 1991
Institute of Experimental equipment /scholarship student since 1991/,
1988 - 1989
Technical university - Gabrovo,
Specialist - Master of science equipment
Projects and other programmes
Member of National Strategic Reference Framework Monitoring Committee
Member of interinstitutional Working group on assistance of the Cuncil on e-governance at the Council of Ministers
Chairman of the expert council for development of IS “Demography”, IS “Short-term business statistics”  
Administrative head of 2011 Census
Member and Chairman of the expert council for development of IS “Census”
Member of the Monitoring Committee of Operational Programme “Regional Development”
Member of the Monitoring committee of the Operational Programme “Administrative Capacity”
2010 - 2012
Member of Working Group 12 “Statistics”