Svetlana Lomeva, Executive Director Svetlana Lomeva was appointed Director of the Sofia Development Association by the Sofia Municipal Council.
She holds an MA degree in Political Science from Sofia University. She has been Deputy Minister of Education, Youth, and Science (2009 – 2010). Mrs. Lomeva is one of the founders and Director of the Bulgarian School of Politics (2001 – 2009) and the Political Academy for Central and Southeastern Europe. She has been lecturer (2002 - 2010) and Director of the Center for Continuous Education (2003 - 2005) at New Bulgarian University.
Mrs. Lomeva has had several specializations at Robert Schumann Institute, Budapest; the American University in Bulgaria; the Council of Europe. She has been guest lecturer at Ohio Commission on Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management and Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, USA. Svetlana Lomeva is one of the founders and member of the European Political Training Association at the Council of Europe; member of the International Network for Conflict Resolution and Peace Building; member of the editorial board of the Reason magazine. Publications: “Reshaping the Broken Image of Political Parties”, 2007; The Agenda of Political Parties and the Agenda of Society in the Context of European Integration, 2004; European Citizenship, 2002.
She speaks English and has working knowledge of French.