Meet Our Instructors

At New Horizons Bulgaria, we pride ourselves on hiring and retaining the most qualified and experienced instructors in the industry. All of our instructors are certified in their respective subjects and bring years of industry experience to the classroom. Their real-world experience allows them to provide relevant and specific examples to help their students relate to the course material and retain more information. Our certified instructors are present to provide ongoing coaching, support and guidance throughout your training.

Alexander Klassanov

Microsoft® Technical & Information Security Trainer

Alexander Klassanov

Alexander has more than 20 years of professional experience in the IT sector. He has occupied management positions in leading Bulgarian and international organizations.

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Alexander Klassanov

Alexander Todorov

QA Guru, Python Automation Tester in RedHat

Alexander Todorov

Learn Python programming and testing from a professional having over 15 years of experience.

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Alexander Todorov

Aneliya Mancheva

Project Manager, Operational Excellence Lead, Trainer

Aneliya Mancheva

Aneliya Mancheva is an experienced professional in the field of project, process and operation management. For many years she has successfully implemented the Lean/Six Sigma methodology in the organizations in which she works, as well as in those she consults. Our students appreciate her ability to explain information in an accessible way, to give many practical examples and exact solutions to the tasks.

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Aneliya Mancheva

Anita Brankova

Head of Project Management Business Services

Anita Brankova

Anita Brankova is a Head of Project Management Business Services in multinational environment with 10 years of experience in the field.

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Anita Brankova

Antoniya Ditsova

Project Management Trainer

Antoniya Ditsova

Antoniya is a certified Project Management Professional – PMP®, PRINCE2® Practitioner, Professional Scrum Master (PSM I) and a PhD candidate at the University of National and World Economy in Sofia.

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Antoniya Ditsova

Bojil Bojilov

Microsoft® SharePoint Trainer, MCPD, MCITP, MCT

Bojil Bojilov

Bojil is a Microsoft® Certified Trainer and a SharePoint Architect, passionate for designing, implementing and integrating SharePoint solutions.

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Bojil Bojilov

Boris Goncharov

Information Security Trainer

Boris Goncharov

Boris is an Information Security professional with professional experience in the field since 1998 and has an extremely wide scope of knowledge.

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Boris Goncharov

Borislav Sestrimski

Information Security Architect

Borislav Sestrimski

Borislav Sestrimski has more than 20 years of experience in system integration, developing, implementing, and supporting processes, managing IT projects, optimizing resources.

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Borislav Sestrimski

Dimitar Ionkov

Microsoft® Office, leadership, business, and soft skills trainer

Dimitar Ionkov

Dimitar has more than 20 years of professional experience in IT and business. He is engaged in developing and conducting training on Microsoft® Office and technical applications, as well as developing leadership skills.

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Dimitar Ionkov

Elena Petakova (Bugova)

Business Аnalysis Trainer

Elena Petakova (Bugova)

Elena is a business analyst professional, with more than 8 years of experience in requirements elicitation and analysis, process modeling, documenting.

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Elena Petakova (Bugova)

Georgi Ivanov

Senior Cloud Engineer

Georgi Ivanov

Georgi starts his career as a system administrator on on-premise infrastructure, including the maintenance of Client OS – Linux, Windows, Microsoft® Exchange Server, Microsoft® SQL Database.

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Georgi Ivanov

Gergana Petkova

Microsoft® Office Applications Instructor

Gergana Petkova

Gergana Petkova has been a trainer at New Horizons Bulgaria since 2016 and she leads trainings for Microsoft® Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Teams, OneNote). She has conducted trainings for many corporate clients in Bulgaria, including Vivacom, DSK Bank, Lidl Bulgaria, Lufthansa Technik, First Investment Bank, Louis Dreyfus Company, Borika Bank Service, Sensata Technologies, Internet Securities, Scania and others.

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Gergana Petkova

Hristine Dikidzhiyan

Microsoft® Office Instructor

Hristine Dikidzhiyan

Hristine is certified Microsoft® Office Master and she leads trainings for Microsoft® Office at New Horizons Bulgaria. She has conducted trainings for many companies in Bulgaria.

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Hristine Dikidzhiyan

Hristo Yonchev

MCT, MCSA, MCITP, MCPD

Hristo Yonchev

Hristo Yonchev is an experienced software developer and architect, Microsoft® Certified Trainer for Visual Studio and .NET, SQL Server, Silverlight.

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Hristo Yonchev

Ivaylo Ivanov

Senior Program and Project Manager, Project Management Instructor

Ivaylo Ivanov

Ivaylo Ivanov is a certified project management professional with 12+ years of broad experience in telecom industry and a total of more than 16 years in the IT/software development world.

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Kostadin Kupenov

Business Analysis & Project Management Trainer

Kostadin Kupenov

Kostadin has more than 19 years of professional experience in Requirements Management, Business and System Analysis, Project Management, Software development, People Management.

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Kostadin Kupenov

Kristiyan Mladenov

Networking & Cybersecurity Specialist

Kristiyan Mladenov

By day, Kristiyan works as a security engineer. He adapts and maintains the security infrastructure for a top tier global organization both at the network and at the endpoint level to be able to handle the evolving cybersecurity threats. By night, his focus shifts towards the latest open source security technologies and their application in the real world production environments.

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Kristiyan Mladenov

Lyubomir Tulev

Information Security Trainer

Lyubomir Tulev

Lyubomir Tulev has many years of experience in the fight against cyber crime of international importance. He leads trainings in the Council of Europe, Europol, Interpol, FBI, Ministry of Interior and is a proven international expert at the information security field.

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Lyubomir Tulev

Metodi Mladenov

Senior Business Analyst

Metodi Mladenov

Metodi Mladenov is a Senior Business Analyst in multinational environment with more than 10 years of experience in the field. He has participated in all stages of business analysis process and has successfully implemented various techniques.

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Metodi Mladenov

Mladen Tomov

Agile Trainer & Coach

Mladen Tomov

Mladen has over 15 years of experience in the software industry. He has worked as a JavaScript developer and software consultant. He holds the role of Scrum Master, Product Owner, Product Manager, Software Engineering Manager. An experienced engineering professional with an MBA focused on Business Excellence.

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Mladen Tomov

Nadejda Savova

Soft Skills Trainer

Nadejda Savova

Nadejda Savova is a soft skills consultant with 18 years of experience. She is an expert in soft skills: team development, management, communication, presentation and negotiation skills, time and stress management, intercultural communication.

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Nadejda Savova

Plamen Ivanov, Ph.D.

ITIL® v4 Expert

Plamen Ivanov, Ph.D.

Plamen is an IT service management professional, enterprise entrepreneur, innovator, lecturer, and certified ITIL® v4 Expert. He has more than 15 years experience in the IT industry.

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Plamen Ivanov, Ph.D.

Ross Borissov

DevOps Transformation Leader in Progress

Ross Borissov

DevOps engineer having more than 15 years of experience in information technologies. His experience covers developing web applications, consulting, managing processes and DevOps projects.

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Ross Borissov

Rumen Banov

Software Testing Trainer

Rumen Banov

Rumen Banov has over 30 years of experience in Information Technology and over 20 years in software testing. Since 2001 he has been involved in the management of software projects of various sizes.

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Rumen Banov

Stefan Georgiev

Training Manager, IBM Certified Instructor, MCT, MCITP, MOS Trainer, PRINCE2

Stefan Georgiev

Stefan is an IBM and Microsoft® Certified instructor with deep technical expertise, and a broad range of practical experience across different industries. As a training manager at New Horizons Bulgaria, Stefan makes sure both instructors and learning consultants are prepared to handle diverse customer requests, and deliver consultancy and training on latest technologies.

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Stefan Georgiev

Svetlomir Miloslavov

Lead Software Developer

Svetlomir Miloslavov

Svetlomir Miloslavov is a software developer with more than 12 years in the field. In addition to his extensive experience in programming, he also has experience in: business analysis, project management, testing and development of web and mobile applications.

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Svetlomir Miloslavov

Vasil Petrov

Managing Director Lean Institute Bulgaria

Vasil Petrov

Vasil Petrov is a management consultant and for more than 12 years has been applying improvement methods in leading companies in various industries in Europe, Asia and the USA – services, aviation, software production and development.

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Vasil Petrov

Yovko Yovkov

DevOps Lead, UNIX, and Linux Specialist

Yovko Yovkov

Yovko Yovkov is an IT professional with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked as a system, network administrator, and information security specialist.

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Yovko Yovkov

Zdravko Ivanov

Business Analysis Trainer

Zdravko Ivanov

Business analyst with over 12 years of experience in the IT industry and more than 7 years in the field of corporate business analysis and project management.

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Zdravko Ivanov