Mr. Ivan IvanovChairman of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission of the Republic of Bulgaria
Mr. Ivan Ivanov was born in 1945 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Ivanov completed his secondary education in 1963 in Plovdiv and in 1968 he graduated the Higher Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, today known as the Technical University of Sofia (TUS), with major “Electrical Measurement Systems”. Later he became Assistant in the Faculty of Automatics.
In 1967 Ivanov defended his doctoral thesis and became PhD in technical sciences. As of 1982 he has been Associate Professor at the Electrical Measurement Systems department of TUS, and since 1985 - Associate Professor at the National Technical University of Tunisia. In 1993 Ivanov became Chairperson of the Association of the Democratic Trade Unions at TUS. He took the leadership of the UNESCO department at TUS in 1995 and is a member of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Automatics in TUS. Since 2013 Ivanov has been a researcher at the Risk Analysis Management Lab to New Bulgarian University.
Member of the Parliament in the 38th, 39th, 40th, and 41st National Assembly.
As of April 2nd, 2015 Ivan Ivanov has been Chairperson of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission.
Lecturer in the Francophone electrical engineering department to TUS. Author of more than 60 scientific articles, a monography, four textbooks and teaching aids in Bulgarian and French.
Fluent in French and Russian, working use of English.