Author of the book “Stakeholder Management in Higher Education, Research & Innovation”. Expert on Stakeholder Management at the Brain Workshop Institute with vast public policy background, incl. as a consultant to the Bulgarian Ministry of Economy on the National Research & Innovation Smart Specialization Strategy. Leading the Open Source University ed-tech project, intended to introduce tuition-free higher education, based on open source setup. Holds BA degrees in Economics and in Public Administration, as well as MA degree in Project Management from the New Bulgarian University. Currently a PhD Candidate at the Technical University - Sofia, Riga Technical University & Brno University of Technology.