Mariyana is Co-Founder and Co-Chairperson of Cleantech Bulgaria. She has wide experience in leading complex international projects in the field of sustainable innovation and tech start up establishment and consulting. Most of the projects are based on collaboration with large cross-national groups of organizations, universities, clusters and innovation networks, as well with business incubators, accelerators and VCs with focus on cleantech.
Mariyana graduated University of Konstanz, Germany with focus on sociology and organizational development and holds a MBA degree from FOM Essen, Germany and Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria.
Mariyana is also one of the founders of Back2BG – an initiative dedicated to Bulgarian specialists and students abroad. She is a co-organizer of the most important career fair in Bulgaria – “Career in Bulgaria. Why not?” focused on professional development of Bulgarians with international education and experience.
Mariyana is passionate about travelling and experiencing new cultures. She loves skiing and spending time in the nature.