Daniela Bobeva is an Associate Professor at the BAS Economic Research Institute and the Higher School of Insurance and Finance. Assoc. Prof. Daniela Bobeva is a lecturer at Plovdiv University ‘Paisii Hilendarski’ and at the University of National and World Economy Department of Finance. She was head of the economic programme at the Centre for the Study of Democracy and of the BNB European Integration and International Relations Directorate. She has held senior ministerial offices: executive director of InvestBulgaria Agency, minister of trade and economic cooperation, deputy prime minister of economic development. The highlights of her international career are the vice-president of operations to establish the Black Sea Bank of Trade and Development and expert at the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development. Assoc. Prof. Daniela Bobeva has written more than 60 research papers, 40 of which have been published in prestigious international books and journals.