Programme & National Office Coordinator, European Council on Foreign Relations, Sofia office
Louisa Slavkova is currently assisting the Programmes Director on communication and advocacy. She was political adviser to the interim Bulgarian Minister of Environment in 2013. She served as an adviser of the former Minister of Foreign Affairs Nickolay Mladenov (2010 – 2013), holding the public diplomacy portfolio, focusing on Bulgaria’s role for countries in transition in the MENA and on the Balkans. She is one of the founding members of Sofia Platform, Bulgaria-based NGO focusing on democracy work in the MENA. Prior to that Louisa worked with the German Federal Agency for Civic Education on the development of a European network for civic education (NECE). She holds an MA in Political Science, History and English from the University of Cologne.