site.btaUPDATED Ivo Ivanov Appointed Management Board Chairman of Road Infrastructure Agency
Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Ivan Shishkov has appointed Ivo Ivanov as Chairman of the Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA) Management Board, Shishkov's ministry said on Thursday.
Ivo Ivanov graduated in International Relations from the New Bulgarian University in Sofia and specialised in Oxford. He holds a master's degree in transport management and logistics from Todor Kableshkov University of Transport. He has worked in the team of the Ombudsman. Ivanov has also been Director of the Communication and Information Directorate at the RIA and Director of the National Toll Authority.
Teodora Vassileva and Nikolina Chapanova are the members of the RIA Management Board.
Teodora Vassileva graduated in Law from the Plovdiv University of Plovdiv. Since her graduation she has been a managing partner at the Law Firm Yovchev, Chochevi & Partners.
Nikolina Chapanova is a long-term employee of the agency. She is a lawyer, graduated in International Law and International Relations at Sofia University She has been a member of the RIA Management Board since 7 February 2022.
Current Chairman Todor Vassilev and board member Assen Nenchev have been dismissed.
Commenting on the personnel changes in the RIA leadership, Minister Shishkov told reporters later on Thursday that the changes are done to make sure that the leadership "is working in the same direction as the State".