Malina Kroumova

Malina Kroumova was born in 1976.

In 1998 she graduated the American University, Blagoevgrad, with a degree in politology and international relations.

She has a masters’ degree from a joint program at the University of Bologna and the University of Sarajevo on “Democracy and Human Rights in Southeast Europe”.

Since 1998 she has been involved in project and program management.

In 2007 she joined the Ministry of Environment and Water of Bulgaria as an expert in the Managing Authority of the Operational Program “Environment 2007 – 2013”, in 2009 she was a Director of the Directorate and a Head of the Operational Program.

Between March and May 2013, she was a Deputy Minister of Environment and Water.

In November 2014 she was in the Administration of the Council of Ministers and was involved in the coordination of the European structural and investment funds. She has been a member of the High Level Group, set up by the European Commission to simplify the Cohesion Policy.

Between January and May 2017, she was a Deputy Prime Minister for the European Funds in the caretaker government.

On May 9, 2017, she was appointed as a Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Public Works.