Our team

Our team


EUROPROJECT's team is a young, reactive and creative team, composed of half French and half Bulgarian consultants. The major key factor of success of EUROPROJECT is the diversity of its consultants’ profile, which ensures a great comprehension of EU programmes and policies and a high quality work.
Always available to understand and answer your needs, we will provide you with personalised and successful solutions.


Manon BALLESTER is the director of Europroject. She is responsible for the business development of the
company as well as the administrative and financial follow-up. She has a 7 years-experience in European
innovative projects and a specific competence on business strategy and business plan. She holds a double
master degree in Politics from Sciences Po Lille and in Business Consultancy in Audencia Nantes.



Sirma obtained a Master's degree on European Politics and Administration at the College of Europe,
Bruges with a special focus on European internal and foreign policy-making.
Her previous experience in leading higher education and training centres gave her the necessary
professionalism and expertise in the EU education and research policies. Her professional experience
in the Bulgarian public sector provided her with a sound understanding of EU Structural Funds

sirma.anastassova ( at ) europroject.bg


Angel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Politics and Economics from the University of Dundee and a Master’s in
European Studies from KU Leuven. His previous experience in the setting-up and management of projects
funded through the European Structural and Investment Funds has provided him with the necessary
knowledge and skills for the successful management of international projects.

angel.shotev ( at ) europroject.bg


Natali has a Master’s degree in Sustainable Business, Energy and Finance from CIBS London and a
Bachelor’s degree in International Economic Relations from UNWE - Sofia, Bulgaria. She has
Sustainability Fellowship with the Sendzimir Foundation and a specialization in Product Management
and Innovation gained in Vienna University of Economics and Business. Natali has worked in a
variety of environments, including top FMCG companies (Beiersdorf AG, Henkel), research centre
focusing on sustainable mobility and Accelerator London - Tech City-based start-up business
incubator. Her diverse work experience, including EU projects-related, provided her with a solid
basis for the setting up and management of collaborative projects in the fields of sustainable
development, environment and climate change and digital innovation.

natali.dimitrova ( at ) europroject.bg


Kalin is the Web Developer at EUROPROJECT. He holds a bachelor and a Master of Science degree from
Shoumen University.
He has experience as a webmaster in one of the largest software companies in Europe, based in Varna,
as well as in the Bulgarian National Radio and in the largest University hospital in Bulgaria – “St. Marina” Varna.
Kalin possesses skills in both Front end and Back end web development. He has experienced knowledge of
programming languages - PHP, JavaScript, relational databases management – MySQL and modern
web technologies - HTML5/CSS3. He has great interest in exploring and implementing new and innovative
IT solutions, web applications optimization and IT security.

kalin.iliev (at) europroject.bg


Polina holds a Bachelor degree in European Studies and a Master degree in Management Information Systems
from Sofia University, Bulgaria. Her previous experience in tender and project submission gave her a profound
view on the procedures and instruments for the successful setting up and implementation of projects, funded
by the European funds and other donors. She has implemented tenders for information and dissemination
campaigns for different institutions and she has participated as an administrative expert in a number of CBC
and Erasmus + projects. She has expertise in fundraising for both non-profit and for-profit organisations.

polina.hitova (@) europroject.bg


Rumiana obtained her Ph.D. of sociology in France. She has 10 years experience of teaching and research work
on various scientific projects.The last 4 years she has worked in the field of technological and social
innovations. She has been contracted with several universities, as well as Technologies Transfer Acceleration
company. Those previous experiences brought her knowledges she now uses every day in the setting-up
and monitoring of multidisciplinary research projects as well as intellectual property issues.

rumiana.michonova (@) europroject.bg


Maya Guevska earned a Master’s degree in European Projects and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from
Sofia University, Bulgaria and studied in Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic under the Erasmus
program. Maya has unique experiences in both the public and nonprofit sectors in project management and
proposal writing. She has worked in the European programmes and projects Departments of two Bulgarian
municipalities and as a Senior expert on coordination of territorial cooperation projects related to
regional economic and social development and integration processes (in fields including social
entrepreneurship, energy efficiency, sustainable urban development, culture and social services)
under INTERREG programmes, FP7, Horizon 2020 and EEA Grants. She is the founder and a current member
of a small nonprofit organization in Bulgaria and has experience in the nonprofit sector with multiple
international private and public donors in Europe and the U.S. (Atlas Corps fellowship
under U.S. Department of State).