Bulgarian American Business Center

Board of directors

Professor Bogdan Vassilev Ougartchinsky

Address: 4, Sv. Nedelya Sq., 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
Telephone (w): +359 2 93 07 550
Cell phone: 088 8570 537
Fax (w): +359 2 98 07 311
E-Mail: velgraf.ltd@usa.net

Date of birth: 25th October 1943

Education and Traning

  • 1956 – 1961 Secondary School, Sofia
  • 1961 – 1966 Higher Navigation Institute, Varna
  • 1979 International Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, Moscow
  • 1984 Central Institute for Mechanical Engineering

Qualifications

  • 1966 - M. Sc.
  • 1979 - Ph.D.
  • 1984 - Assoc. Professor

Posts Held

  • 1966 – Lecturer, High School for Shipbuilding and Navigation
  • 1967 – 70 Engineer, Bulgarian Commercial Fleet
  • 1970 – 72 Specialist, Central Institute for Mechanical Engineering
  • 1979 – 86 Director General, “Informa” Information Centre, Central Institute for Mechanical Engineering
  • 1986 – 91 Director General, Information Centre for Technology Transfer ‘Informa’
  • 1991 – until present ,Director General, Informinvest PLC, ( former ‘Informa’)
  • 1999 – until present, Managing Director, Velgraf Ltd.
  • 2001 – until present, Managing Director “Bulgarian Energy Company” JSCo.
  • 2002 - until present, Managing Director “Interatomenergo” Ltd.

Publications

  • - over 60 publications in scientific and technical magazines in Bulgaria and abroad on the problems of scientific and technical information
  • - UN project, National Automated Information Centre, Sofia
  • - International System for Scientific and Technical Information Project, Moscow

Social and Professional Engagements

  • - Vice- president of the “Agriculture” Foundation
  • - Member of the Bulgarian Commission of UNIDO
  • - Member of the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian-American Business Centre seated in Washington, USA
  • - Chairman of the Board of Directors of VELGRAF USA, Inc.
  • - Chairman of the Board of Directors of INFORMINVEST PLC
  • - Member of the Board of Directors of AB- AGRO
  • - Chairman of the Board of Directors of Consultative Center for the Integration in the European Union
  • - Member of the Board of Directors of Bulgarian Energy Company JSCo.
  • - President of Consortium “Velgraf-Group”
  • - President of Consortium “Energy”

Languages

  • Bulgarian: native
  • Russian: fluently
  • Working knowledge of French and English