Head of Mission
Valcho Georgiev Markov
Born in Plovdiv on 19 January 1954.
Graduated from the Russian Language Secondary School in Plovdiv and the Technical University of Sofia.
After winning a competition at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, left for three-year training at the Diplomatic Academy in Moscow.
1988-1990: Third Secretary at the Turkey Section.
1990-1994: Consul at the Consulate General in Istanbul.
1994-1996: Second Secretary at the Turkey Section.
1996-1998: State Expert at the State Protocol Directorate.
1998-2002: Consul at the Consulate General in Istanbul.
2002-2003: State Expert at the State Protocol Directorate.
2003-2004: State Expert at the Turkey Section.
2004-2008: Consul in Zagreb, Croatia.
2008-2009: Head of Department at the State Protocol Directorate.
2009-2011: Consul General in Edirne.
2011-2015: Head of the Consular Office in Istanbul.
2015-2017: State Inspector at the Inspectorate.
Since 9 July 2017: Chargé d’affaires of the Bulgarian Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.