Daniel Stoyanov is an associate senior consultant at VVA Economics & Policy.
Daniel has a thorough and proven knowledge of EU policies and expertise in a wide range of policy areas like criminal justice, rule of law, social protection and social inclusion of vulnerable groups and EU enlargement/Instrument for pre-accession assistance (IPA). As international legal expert, he provided technical assistance to Governmental organizations and National Parliaments in Europe, South Caucasus, Central and South Asia.
Before joining VVA, Daniel he gained relevant professional experience in programme and project management as a Team Leader of 15 projects financed by European Union, Open Society Foundations, USAID and Foreign Commonwealth Office. In this regard, he is very well acquainted with the relevant rules and procedures for applying, managing and reporting the grant agreements to different international donors. Furthermore, he worked as external evaluator for European Commission (DG Justice and Consumers), Human Rights Program of EEA and Norway grants in Bulgaria, Program Social Innovation of Sofia Municipality.
Daniel is a Master of Law, certified mediator and an individual member of Confederation of European Probation. His native language is Bulgarian; he speaks fluent English and Russian.