Development Board

The Development Board of the Leaders of the Natural Sciences Olympic Teams Association (LNSOTA) gathers experts with high respect to education, experts who realize the need for a sustainable link between academic knowledge and the business environment. Its purpose is to support strategically the activities of the Association. The formation of the Development Board is an important step towards the establishment of a permanent practice of interaction between business, institutions and the Olympic traditon in Bulgaria.


  • Elena Marinova

    Chairman of the Development Board of LNSOTA
    Musala Soft, President
    BAIT, Member of the Board of Directors
    EVRIKA Foundation, Member of the Council
    Ambassador of the campaign for digital skills of the European Commission - eSkills for Jobs.
    Member of the Initiative Committee of eJOI - European Junior Olympiad in Informatics, Bulgaria, 2017.

  • Elitsa Panayotova

    Architectual studio "Skica" ("Sketch"), Founder

    Sofia Tech Park, Chief Executive Director and a member of the Board of Directors, 2012 2016.

  • Eva Maydell

    MEP at the European Parliament.

    Member of the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection and the only Bulgarian representative in the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the EP.
    Ambassador of the campaign for digital skills of the European Commission - eSkills Jobs.
  • Ivaylo Penchev

    Walltopia, Co-founder and Executive Director

  • Prof. Ph.D., D.Sc. Nikolay Denkov


    Professor at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
    Silver medalist at the International Chemistry Olympiad in 1980.
    Chairman of the Scientific and Expert Council of the Laboratories of Sofia Tech Park.
    Bulgarian Deputy Minister of Education and science, 2014-2016.
    Head of Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering at the Sofia University, 2008-2015.

  • Peter Mitev

    Chaos Group, Co-founder and CEO.