Todor Stoyanov

Deputy minister of foreign affairs

Supervises the activities of:

  • Bilateral European Cooperation Directorate;
  • Foreign Economic Relations Directorate;
  • Middle East and Africa Directorate;
  • Consular Relations Directorate.

Professional career

Beginning of his professional career in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Experience in “Consular relations” and “Human resources” Directorates 

1999 – 2004
Consul, Bulgarian embassy in Rome, Italy

2005 – 2008
Counsellor, Consulate General of the Republic of Bulgaria, Milan, Italy

2008 – 2009
Chargé d’Affaires, Consulate General of the Republic of Bulgaria, Milan, Italy

March- December 2011
a.i.Head of “Human resources” Directorate

2011 – 2012
Chargé d’Affaires, Bulgarian Embassy in Rome, Italy

2012 – 2016
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Portuguese Republic

December 22, 2016
Head of “Human resources” Directorate

Education and Training

Master Degree in International Economic Relation, University of National and World Economy, Sofia

Diplomat Training in Clingendael Institute of International Relations, The Netherlands

Training in X Directorate General, European Commission, Brussels

Diplomat Training in “Escuela Diplomática de Madrid”

Foreign languages

English and Italian


Silver Honour Badge of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria

Grand Officer of the Order of “Infante D. Henrique” of the President of the Portuguese republic