CONNECTING INNOVATIONS AND PEOPLE

OUR FIELDS OF EXPERTISE

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Our team has extensive experience in developing and managing projects, programmes and large consortia, under a wide range of funding instruments and donors.

CSR

CSR

We support and participate in various CSR initiatives including analyses, social audits, round tables, curricula development, social dialogue and education trainings.

LABOUR MARKET

LABOUR MARKET

Our work involves diverse analyses, assessments and ex-post evaluations of national and international initiatives, reforms, programmes and policies in the field.

SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK

SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK

Our team conducts social audits, including inspection of health and safety at work. We offer consultancy services and analyses for the improvement of working conditions.

INTEGRATED SERVICES

INTEGRATED SERVICES

We create tailor-made services to stakeholders and the community. Through integrated and personalised approach we bring society and solidarity to the next level.

ORIENTATION AND TRAINING

ORIENTATION AND TRAINING

We provide professional coaching and training of adults, supporting their efforts to upgrade their knowledge and skills, in order to adapt to the labor market dynamics.

INNOVATION

INNOVATION

We try to bring together social innovations and new technologies to the service of people and communities in improving their productivity, every day lives and well-being.

OTHER

OTHER

We are also active in a wide range of research, such as HR, work-ability assessments, social and economic impact of reforms, regional development, industrial relations, etc.

IN MEMORY OF

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Members of BILSP's General Assembly:
Yordan Dimitrov
Minko Velkov
Maria Minkova
Vera Veleva
Zkatka Gospodinova
Nadezda Miteva
Kalina Dimitrova
Valentina Stoitseva
Our team consists of permanent high-profile employees and associated external thematic experts.
You can expect professional attitude, quality and efficacy in our work.
YORDAN DIMITROV

YORDAN DIMITROV

MANAGING DIRECTOR

has over 20 years of experience in programmes and projects management. He leads the research and business activity of the Institute.

ZLATKA GOSPODINOVA

ZLATKA GOSPODINOVA

CSR SOCIAL AUDITOR

has over 20 years of experience in projects management as social audits experts for international organisations like FWF and FLA.

VERA VELEVA

VERA VELEVA

PROGRAMME MANAGER

has over 10 years experience in proposal drafting, coordination for national and European-level donors and research methods in diverse social relevant fields.

KALINA DIMITROVA

KALINA DIMITROVA

FINANCIAL MANAGER

has over 15 years of experience in project management and financial reporting and accounting. Expertise in business development.

NADEZDA MITEVA

NADEZDA MITEVA

RESEARCHER AND ETHICS OFFICER

has nearly 10 years of expertise in project management, social innovations and policy research. Additional interests: living labs, user needs and social rights.

MARIA RAYTCHEVA

MARIA RAYTCHEVA

PROGRAMME MANAGER

has over 20 years of experience in program development, management, partnership building, and implementation of projects in Innovation and SMEs.

DOBROMIRA KARAPENEVA

DOBROMIRA KARAPENEVA

FINANCIAL OFFICER

has over 15 years of experience in business accounting and project financial reporting under international and national programme.

EDGAR VOINSCHI

EDGAR VOINSCHI

ICT EXPERT

has over 10 years of expertise in electronics, system administration, web development, QA and data bases.

Richard Wheeler

Richard Wheeler

EU Operations

has over 20 years experience in international funding, research policy and strategy with focus on EU's Research and Innovation programme.

ABOUT

Investing in people and partnerships
The Balkan Institute of Labor and Social Policy is a non-governmental, voluntary, independent and non-political non-profit association working in priority areas such as managing European funds and other international donor programs, corporate social responsibility, lifelong learning, labor market, human resources, industrial relations, social security and social protection, health and safety at work, labor law , social policy, social entrepreneurship, and vocational training. BILSP has a wide national network of 15 associated partner organizations in 15 districts in Bulgaria that help BILSP to effectively carry out activities in the regions and provide national and regional coverage. International partners of BILSP are non-governmental organizations, research institutes, universities, business and consultancy companies from Austria, Denmark, Italy, Germany, Greece, Spain, Slovenia,Romania, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, USA, Macedonia, Albania and Serbia.
Since it's establishment in 2001, BITSP has implemented and works on projects commissioned by: Bulgarian OP Contracting Authorities, the European Commission, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions - Dublin, the International Trade Union Confederation, the International Labor Organization, the World Bank, UNDP, Fair Labor Association, USA (FLA), Fair Wear Foundation - The Netherlands, GTZ - Germany, GVG - Germany, Freedom House - USA, Conrad Adenauer Foundation.