Eng. Emil Yankov is Project Manager at Sienit Holding. The Holding is a pioneer in the creation of industrial zones in Bulgaria, having completed projects for major international companies, including ABB, Maxcom, Magna, Socotab, Liebherr, DB Schenker, Schneider Electric and others. Prior to his current position, Eng. Yankov was responsible for the marketing and business development of the Holding. He holds a PhD from the Technical University in Sofia.
Li Jiayi launched the Jiayi Travel Agency tour company in 2007, which is now developing successfully on the Bulgarian market. The main focus of the agency is Chinese tourists and Chinese government delegations who visit Bulgaria. Mr. Li Jiayi graduated in Economics from Sveti Kliment Ohridski University in Sofia. Before starting his own business in Bulgaria, he held various management positions in companies operating in the field of food supplements trade, including Balkan Kyanshi and Green Valley Bulgaria.
Anton Donchev is Director and Resident Representative of Litex Motors in China. In early 2012, Litex Motors officially opened its plant for the production of Bulgarian vehicles under the Great Wall brand. Great Wall Motors (GWM) is the largest private automaker in China. GWM is the first and only independent Chinese car company whose cars are manufactured in a factory in Europe – the Litex Motors factory in Bulgaria.
Asen Velinov, California Licensed Attorney at Law, also holds an LLM in Chinese Business Law and an MA in Chinese Politics from SJTU and Fudan Universities, respectively. Asen is Foreign Counsel with Grandall Law Firm in Shanghai, a leading domestic full service firm. He is also one of the Founders and is on the Board of Directors of the China Central Eastern European Council of Commerce, an association of law firms in the CEE region and China, focusing on bringing together the client bases of the firms and creating a platform that would facilitate and streamline. investment and trade exchanges. His practice focuses on Chinese investment, both out and in-bound. Through his work with Grandall, and previously Dacheng and Chen & Co., he has come to understand the needs of Chinese investors and has helped many of them identify optimal investment targets.
Valery Andreyev is theExecutive Director of the "Industrial Zones of 2010” national company. From 1993 to 2003, he worked in various positions in the administration of the Ruse Free Zone, and then became Deputy Mayor of Ruse, responsible for the “Economic Development and Municipal Property" direction. From 2005, he co-chaired the Board of the Ruse Chamber of Commerce, and from 2010 he became chief executive of the “Industrial Zones” national company. The Company is a holding with 100 per cent state participation in the capital, specialising in the construction of industrial parks, industrial zones management and innovation centres, and the provision of additional services to investors. The company was established to implement the Bulgarian government’s strategy for economic development and to support direct foreign investments in the country.