Founder of the Bulgarian Cardiac Institute and the first Chairman of the Board of Directors
Lawyer, specialist in public and private international law, founder of the leading companies in the health care group of Commercial League. Visionary and corporate development strategist focused on patient satisfaction, healthcare quality, medical innovation and education.
Prof. Iana Simova, MD, PhD
Executive Director of the Bulgarian Cardiac Institute
Cardiologist, leading specialist in echocardiography, head of a scientific group for post-COVID syndrome. She performs comprehensive research, diagnosis and treatment of patients with syncope (transient loss of consciousness), including telemedicine and telecardiology, stress tests of the heart, analysis of the function of the vessels. She held several management positions, including the European Society of Cardiology and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging. Ass. Prof. Simova has been awarded numerous prizes for scientific achievements, including the prestigious award for High Scientific Achievements of the Bulgarian Union of Scientists. A widely demanded lecturer, editor of six journals, with over 350 scientific publications.
Prof. Toni Vekov, PhD, DSc
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian Cardiac Institute
Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy at MU Pleven and Professor of Public Health and Health Management and Health Economics. He has successfully defended the degree of Doctor of Science in Social Medicine and Organization of Health and Pharmacy. He has over 370 publications in national and international journals, is the author of 22 textbooks and 12 monographs, and is a member of the European Public Health Association. He has many years of management experience in the field of health insurance, hospital medical care and marketing of medicinal products and services.
Valentin Hristov, MD Executive director