Mrs Lilyana Pavlova is Vice-President of the European Investment Bank responsible for Cohesion policy;Advisory services;Digital Transformation, IT and data governance;Enlargement policy /Western Balkans and Turkey oversight.
In the period May 2017-December 2018 Mrs Pavlova was Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2018. She was Minister of Regional Development and Public Works for two mandates (2014 – 2017 and 2011 – 2013) and before that a Deputy Minister in the same Ministry. She has been a Member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria.
She has a long experience in the field of management of European funds and projects since 1997.
Lilyana Pavlova has a PhD in Economics, a Master’s degree in Public Administration and European Integration and a bachelor degree in International Economic Relations.