Head of Mission
Аmbassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary /May 8th, 2019/
Mladen Tcherveniakov was born on August 22nd, 1954 in the city of Sofia.
In 1972 he has graduated from 22nd G.S. Rakovski Secondary School in Sofia.
In 1978 he has graduated in Law from the Faculty of Law at St. Climent Ohridski Sofia University.
His professional career begins in 1979 as Trainee Judge at Sofia City Court.
In the period 1980-1981 he serves as Deputy District Prosecutor in the town of Vratsa.
For over ten years /1981-1992/ he works as an expert and chief specialist at the Council for Criminal Research at the Prosecutor General`s Office of Bulgaria.
From 1992 till 1994 Mladen Tcherveniakov is an Attorney of Law and member of the Sofia Bar Association, whose member is also in the period from 1997 till 2013.
In 1995 he is appointed Minister of Justice of Bulgaria.
His political career is also connected to the Central Electoral Commission, whose member and secretary is in the framework of the presidential, parliamentary and local elections in 1991, 1992, 1994, 1997 in 1999.
In mandates 2001-2005, 2005-2009 and 2013-2014 he is a member of the National Assembly of Bulgaria, including as Chairman of the European Affairs Committee at the 40th and 42nd National Assembly.
In 2007 Mladen Tcherveniakov is elected as a member of the European parliament from the EP group of the Party of European Socialists. Deputy Chairman of the Legal Affairs Committee and member of the delegation at the EU – Croatia Joint Parliamentary Committee. Also member of the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee and of the Delegation for relations with Canada.
In the period from 2014 till 2018 he held the position of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Bulgaria to Montenegro.
According to decree No 85, issued by the President of the Republic and dated April 17th, 2019, he is appointed to the post of Ambassador of Bulgaria to Slovenia, assuming his duties on May 8th.
Speaks English and Russian language.
Marital status: married with two children.