Natalia Petrova is the company’s Executive Director and portfolio manager. She has over 15 years‘ experience in asset management in the capital markets, while previously she was a member of the Management Board responsible for Portfolio Management of Raiffeisen Asset Management. She is licensed by the Financial Supervision Commission to provide investment consulting and brokerage and holds a certificate for trading with securities from the Ministry of Finance.
Natalia Petrova represents Concord Asset Management as a member of the Management Board of the Bulgarian Association of Asset Management Companies (BAAMC).
Natalia Petrova has over 10 years’ experience as a Fund Markets and Corporate Finances lecturer at the University of National and World Economy where she is currently a PhD student at the Finance Department. In 2008, she began teaching Portfolio Management at the University of Insurance and Finance (VUZF). She speaks English and Spanish.
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors
Dimitar Zhilev is Vice-Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors since 2012. He has over ten years’ experience in different segments of financial services: Capital Markets, Banks, Insurance, Health Insurance, Pension Insurance, etc.
He is strictly profiled in investment, company structuring and management, business negotiation, securitization of debt and debt financing. His main competencies are related to the activities of public companies, IPOs, mutual and pension funds, financial analysis, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions. Zhilev has experience as a Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Web Finance Holding. Previously, he has 4 years of professional experience at the Financial Supervision Commission of the Republic of Bulgaria. He holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of National and World Economy. He speaks English.
Head of Sales Department, Head of Compliance
Adelina Dimitrova has over 20 years of experience in banking and capital markets. Prior to taking the current position, she worked for Unicredit Bulbank, Societe Generale and Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria. Adelina has excellent communication skills, extensive experience in sales of financial products and innovations, organization of branch network trainings, etc.
Adelina holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of National and World Economy, Sofia.
Head of Legal Department
Nikolay Mehandzhiyski has over 10 years’ experience in capital markets and investment products legal advisory. He has consulted a number of deals on initial and secondary public offering, credit transactions, investment deals and projects. He has held various positions in leasing companies, banks and management companies. He holds a Master’s degree in Law from the St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia as well as a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of National and World Economy. He speaks English.
Denitsa Kukusheva has over 10 years’ experience in the Bulgarian capital market, holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the VUZF. She is currently studying for a Master’s degree at the University of National and World Economy – Forex Trading Theory and Practice. Denitsa joined the team of Concord Asset Management in 2013. She speaks English and German.
Chief Accountant, Investors Relationship Director
Tatyana Koleva is the chief accountant of the company, working in it since its foundation in 2005. She holds a Master’s degree in Accounting and Control from the D. A. Tsenov Academy of Economics Svishtov. Her development in the financial sphere started in 2005 at BenchMark Group AD and BenchMark Finance AD as an accountant. She speaks English.
Alexander Peev has a Master’s degree in Finance and a Bachelor’s degree in International Economic Relations from the University of National and World Economy. He passed the first level of CFA. His professional career began in 2007 as an analyst in leading investment intermediaries such as BenchMark Finance AD, Balkan Consulting Company AD and others. He has worked as a portfolio manager in various management companies, an analyst in one of the largest asset companies with a special investment purpose, as well as in a pension fund.
Dimitar Burnev has over 17 years of diverse experience in civil law as a legal counsel in commercial companies, banks, in an international consulting company and in the non-profit sector. His expertise in the field of capital markets is acquired while working for a bank and for a public company. Master of Laws from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. He speaks English and German. He joined the company in June 2022.