Detelina Smilkova

Adviser to the Ministry of Economy and Energy of Bulgaria

Detelina Smilkova is Chief Operative Director of Skin Systems Hospital and Chairman of HPC (Human Potential Cluster). She also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kaman Green Energy Fund and an adviser to the Ministry of Economy and Energy of Bulgaria. Detelina often appears as a speaker and presenter and leads a TV Show for Bloomberg TV on the topic of people management. She was President of the Bulgarian Association for People Management and Vice President & Member of The Board of Trustees at VUZF University. She managed Himsvet Ltd and Desit Ltd and was a Director of the Merchandising East European Petrol Company Ltd in Bulgaria.

Detelina gained her first master’s degree in prognosis and planning of economic systems from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia. She later completed a master’s degree in industrial electric power supply from the Technical University and another in human resources management and leadership behaviour from VUZF University. Detelina is a highly experienced, motivated, and strategic thinker, all of which comes together to make her a true leader and entrepreneur.