Teodora Genchovska - minister of foreign affairs
She graduated in Contemporary History at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, later she studied at the Georgi S. Rakovski Military Academy.
She has passed a number of additional qualifications: policy and planning courses at the NATO School in Germany; a strategic module at the NATO College in Rome; training in international relations at the Military Academy in Shrivenham, UK. She took a strategic course in military diplomacy at Pensacola Military Base, USA.
She is an expert on security and defense. Her professional career started at the General Staff of the Bulgarian Army. She consistently went through all levels, reaching the position of Head of the NATO and European Union Department at the Ministry of Defense.
She has been a Defense Adviser successively at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Bulgaria to the EU and the Permanent Delegation to NATO. She has been part of the preparation and participation of Bulgaria in the summits of the Allies. She participated in the Bulgarian delegations at the NATO summits in Istanbul, Wales, Warsaw, Brussels.
Elected by the 47th National Assembly as Minister of Foreign Affairs on December 13, 2021.