15/09/2016 | Speakers

Krassen Stanchev


Senior Consultant and Central Asia Regional Advisor for Pragma Corp. (www.ksbd.kz and www.bei-ca.net), Board Chairman, Founder and former Executive Director of IME (www.ime.bg) – Bulgaria’s first independent and free market think thank (1993), former member and committee chair of the Constitutional Assembly (1990-1991), one of the most quoted Bulgarian observers, best country analyst award recipient for 1996 by Euromoney and a nominee for Bulgaria’s Mr. Ekonomika 2004 (as well as laureate of Bulgaria Government Prize – 2002, Templeton – 2006 – as IME Director, and GV Fund for Contribution to the Spirit of Liberty – 2006). He was a principle drafter of a number of reforms from central planning to market economy and is one of the leaders of those reforms.