Keynote Speakers 2012

  • Kevin Dowd
    Prof. Kevin Dowd

    Professor of Finance and Economics at Durham University (UK); Senior Fellow at Cobden Partners (London); SBS Honorary Programme Director

  • Nikolay Nenovsky
    Prof. Nikolay Nenovsky

    Professor at the University of Amiens, France; SBS Programme Director

  • Gordon Kerr
    Gordon Kerr

    Investment markets expert and founder at Cobden Partners (London)

  • Piritta Sorsa
    Piritta Sorsa

    Head of Division (Australia, Colombia, Euroarea, Greece, India, Luxembourg, Slovenia), Country Studies, Economics Department, OECD

  • Elena Lebedinskaya
    Elena Lebedinskaya

    Deputy Director of the Longterm Strategic Planning Department at Ministry of Finance of Russia

  • Kenli Schoolland
    Kenli Schoolland

    Student at the London School of Economics

  • Steven Hayward
    Dr Steven Hayward

    Thomas Smith Distinguished Fellow at the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in Ohio

  • Petar Chobanov
    Petar Chobanov

    Minister of Finance, Bulgaria

  • Alex Alexiev
    Alex Alexiev

    Chairman of the Center for the Balkan and Black Sea Studies, Honorary member of the Reform Union Club

  • Dimitar Chobanov
    Dimitar Chobanov

    Associate professor at the University for National and World Economy (UNWE), Sofia

  • Dimo Spassov
    Dimo Spassov

    Head of Asset Management Department at First Investment Bank

  • Emil Kalchev
    Assoc. Prof. Emil Kalchev

    Lecturer in Publuc Finance at the new Bulgarian University (Sofia)

  • Ilian Vassilev
    Amb. Ilian Vassilev

    Co-founder of the Reform Union Club and Managing Partner at Innovative Energy Solutions