Tsvetan (Atanasov) Simeonov has been working at the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for more than 40 years now, starting his professional experience as a specialist-jurist in various departments of the Chamber such as the Trade Register Directorate, Law Department etc. He was elected BCCI’s President in June 2009.
He is a member of the following national and international professional bodies: EMPLOYERS’ DELEGATION OF THE R.BULGARIA WITH THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION-Geneva, BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ASSOCIATION OF THE EUROPEAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (EUROCHAMBRES – Brussels), ORGANIZATION OF THE BLACK SEA ECONOMIC COOPERATION BUSINESS COUNCIL (BSEC BC) AS WELL AS THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TRIPARTITE COOPERATION AT THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS, THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL, ARBITRATOR AT BCCI’s ARBITRATION COURT etc.
Tsvetan Simeonov was born in Bulgaria and has studied Law in Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridsky”. He graduated in 1979 getting an M.A Degree in Law. His post graduate qualifications include International Arbitration and Commercial Law. He also specialized in Labour Law and Social Relations at the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization, Turin.
Apart from his native Bulgarian, he speaks English and Russian fluently and basic Spanish.