One of the main achievements of the organization is thå competent and motivated team.
The team relies on the initiativeness, creativity, innovatory and partnership.
The organization has capacity and gained experience in: development and management of EU and international projects, business consultations of start-up, small and medium enterprises, support and work with young entrepreneurs, partnership establishment, operative programmes and NSRF consulting, knowledge transfer, professional training, information services and etc.
The personal experience of the team members is as follows:
Rositza Djambazova, Team leader: Education: electronics and automation engineer from the Technical University, Sofia and post-graduation in “Foreign Trade and International Marketing” from the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) Sofia; 15-years’ experience in working-out strategies for development, project proposals, establishment and development of start-up businesses and SMEs, elaboration and implementation of projects for local economic development, employment and human resource’s development, business consulting for start-up companies and SMEs, researches and analysys, marketing, business planning, management of micro-financing scheme, partnerships, trainings, certified trainer by infoDev (Development Program of the World Bank ) on business-incubation management
Toma Machev, Chief accountant and Financial consultant: Education: master in economics from SWU - Blagoevgrad, bachelor degree in accountancy and control from UNWE; 12-years’ experience in development, assessment and monitoring of business plans, financial documentation, budgeting of EU projects and for clients, project accountancy, financial consultant of a micro-financing scheme, business consulting, trainer in entrepreneurship, finances and economics, Start Your Business trainer
Snezhana Dzhugdanova, Project coordinator: Education: master in economics and teacher in economics from SWU; 10-years’ experience in project development and management, preparation, organization, monitoring and realization of project activities, tender procedures, working with local initiative groups, human resources analyses and development expert, certified by infoDev in mentoring in business-incubation, training development and providing, Vocational Training Center of BI-GD activities, e-learning, ICT trainer under Global Libraries programmes, Microsoft Office certified trainer from Microsoft Academy Program, trainer in entrepreneurship, accountancy, economics, CAD-systems in textile design industry, key competences trainer.
Ekaterina Popova, Programmes and Projects Expert: Education: Organization and Management of Tourist Services, College of Tourism - Blagoevgrad, Master Program "International Tourism", NBU. 10 -years’ experience in the development of projects and programs, monitoring and implementation of project activities; administrating of projects and programs; developing and delivering of training, e-learning, analysis and development of human resources; organization of events and maintaining permanent links with target groups and partners; expert work in textile and clothing sectors; trainer of CAD-systems in textile design; tourism - development of cross-border travel packages, attractions, and entertainment programs, Marketing research and Analysis of tourism resources in cross- border Gotse Delchev – Strumica region, Analysis of the existing tourism capacities and potential of the cross-border region Gevgelija - Gotse Delchev
Natasha Zarankova, IT Project Manager: Education: master on mathematics from SWU, post -graduation qualification in informatics - teacher from SU; 15-years’ experience in working out and realization of the IT-concepts of BI-GD, monitoring and realization of IT activities and projects, organization of training, workshops, qualification courses and vocational training, organizing the activities of Vocational Training Center of BI-GD, licensed by NAVET, development of training programs, conducting ICT training, data-bases, web-design, e-learining site development, IT consultations, office technics and networks maintenance, promotional materials preparation, graphic design, Microsoft Office certified trainer by ICTE, Start Your Business program trainer
BI-GD attracts and collaborates with outside experts and partnering organizations and structures from Bulgaria and abroad.