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

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

Anko Ankov

Senior Hybrid Cloud Engineer and Microsoft® Technical Trainer

Anko Antov is a systems engineer with experience in IT since 2002. He is highly skilled and certified in a variety of networking technologies, including Microsoft®, Cisco and Linux. He has experience in major projects at HPE, Paysafe Group, DXC Technology. Since 2016, he has specialized in cloud infrastructure in hybrid systems based on Vmware Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Microsoft® System Center Suite of IaaS, Azure IaaS.

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

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Boris Goncharov

Information Security Trainer
CISSP®, CISSP-ISSMP®, CEH, CHFI, CCISO, TOGAF®

Boris Goncharov

Boris is a security professional with more than 17 years of professional experience in the field of information security, risk management and information technology.

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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 Trainer

Dimitar Ionkov

He has more than 21 years of professional experience with Microsoft® Office – from Microsoft® Office 95 to 2016 & Office 365, including more than 9 years of experience in developing and leading trainings.

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Dimitar Ionkov

Elena Petakova (Bugova)

Business Аnalysis Trainer

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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Gergana Kopanarova

Microsoft® Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) Trainer

Gergana Kopanarova

Gergana Kopanarova has been a trainer at New Horizons Bulgaria since 2016 and she leads trainings for Microsoft® Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). 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 Kopanarova

Hristine Dikidzhiyan

Microsoft® Office Instructor

Hristine Dikidzhiyan

Hristine is a very passionate user of all office applications, especially Excel, and you will have a great experience during the learning sessions lеd by her. She has very good instructor and communication skills and creates a comfortable environment during the trainings. She is an analytical thinker and always likes to be challenged by interesting questions from the students.

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Hristine Dikidzhiyan

Hristo Yonchev

MCT, MCSA, MCITP, MCPD

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

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Ivaylo Ivanov

Senior Program and Project Manager, Project Management Instructor

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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Ivaylo Vrabchev

Cloud Services Consultant, Team Lead

Ivaylo Vrabchev

Ivaylo Vrabchev is a Cloud Services Consultant and a Team Lead. He has more than 10 years of experience in the technology field.

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Ivaylo Vrabchev

Kostadin Kupenov

Business Analysis & Project Management Trainer

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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Liliya Nikolova

Microsoft® Applications Trainer, CCNP Switch, CCNA, MOS Master

Liliya has 11 years of experience in delivering Microsoft® Office training and more than 6 years of delivering Cisco networking training. Her profound subject knowledge and genuine enthusiasm for teaching make her one of New Horizons Bulgaria’s top performers.

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Martin Pavlov

Information Security Trainer

Martin Pavlov

Martin Pavlov is an Information Security Trainer and a certified CISSP-ISSAP, CISM, CISA, ISO 27001 & ISO 22301 & ISO 20000 Lead Auditor professional. He is the first in Bulgaria to obtain the ISSAP certification.

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Martin Pavlov

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

Soft Skills Instructor & 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

Nedko Geshev

Project Management Trainer, System Administration

Nedko Geshev

Nedko Geshev – Project Management, System Administration

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Nedko Geshev

Nikolay Penev

General Manager

Nikolay has been in IT for over 20 years. He has a technical background, having spent many years as a PC engineer, system administrator, IT manager, quality management systems developer and designer, and project manager before moving into teaching, consulting, and management.

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Dr. Plamen Ivanov, Ph.D.

ITIL® v4 Expert

Dr. 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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Dr. Plamen Ivanov, Ph.D.

Ros Borisov

DevOps Transformation Leader in Progress

Ros Borisov

Business analyst with over 10 years of experience in the IT industry and more than 5 years in the field of corporate business analysis and project management.

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Ros Borisov

Stefan Georgiev

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

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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Svetlana Valeva

Leadership, Business & Soft Skills Trainer

Svetlana Valeva

Svetlana has more than 17 years of professional experience in Human Resources in international corporate companies in Bulgaria and abroad, she is deep experienced in People Management, Change Management, Process Management, Knowledge Management, Education and training organizing, People Performance efficiency and effectiveness, Organization Development, Employer Branding, Budgeting, Financial Reporting and Analysis.

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Svetlana Valeva

Vasil Petrov

Lean Six Sigma Trainer

Vasil Petrov

Vasil Petrov, the co-founder and chairman of Lean Institute Bulgaria, is a management consultant with in-depth expertise in the service and manufacturing sectors as well as in implementing business process improvement methods.

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Vasil Petrov

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