Ivan IvanovChairman of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ivan Ivanov graduated from the Technical University in Sofia. In 1976 he defended his doctoral thesis and became Ph.D. in technical sciences. Since 1982 he has been an Associate Professor at the Technical University - Sofia, and since 1995 he has been the Head of the UNESCO Department. He is the author of more than 60 scientific articles and reports, monographs, textbooks, and teaching aids in Bulgarian and French.
He was elected a Member of Parliament in the 38th, 39th, 40th, and 41st National Assembly. During his four terms, he was in the leadership and a member of a number of Parliamentary Committees. As a Member of Parliament, he was Vice-President of the Delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union and of the Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
On April 2, 2015, he was elected by the 42nd National Assembly as Chairman of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission.