Atanas GeorgievDean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Atanas Georgiev is Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” (FEBA, SU). He is also Head of Department “Industrial Economics and Management” and Director of the master’s program “Energy Markets and Services” at FEBA.
Assoc. Prof. Georgiev is also publisher and Chief Editor of the business media “Utilities” magazine, “Facilities” magazine, and Publics.bg.
Atanas defended a Ph.D. dissertation on the institutional independence of energy regulatory authorities at SU and has Master’s Degrees in “Energy Economics” and “Finance and Banking” from the same university. He is a frequent guest lecturer at the Diplomatic Institute (part of the Bulgarian MFA) and author of many energy-related publications.
He attended specializations such as IVLP (US State Department), “Generation Next” (Rossotrudnichestvo); courses at the Public Utility Research Center (Florida, USA) and Florence School of Regulation, Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, etc. Atanas is a member of the International Association for Energy Economics and a member of the management board at the National Committee of Bulgaria for the World Energy Council and the Electric Mobility Industrial Cluster. He has been a consultant on restructuring in the energy sector at Economics Ltd. (2005-2009) and at Public Services Ltd. (since 2010).