Krassen Stanchev

Krassen Stanchev

Dr. Krassen Stanchev teaches Public Choice and Macroeconomic Analysis of Politics at Sofia University, plus history of economic ideas to humanitarian post-graduates; he is also CEO of KC 2 Ltd and Board Chairman, founder and former Executive Director of IME (www.ime.bg) – the first Bulgaria’s independent and free market think thank (1993), former member and committee chairman of the Constitutional Assembly (1990-1991), one of the most quoted Bulgarian observers.

He was a principle drafter and leader of reforms from central planning to market economy and is one of the leaders of those reforms in Bulgaria and new Europe.

After leaving IME in 2006, he worked in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan and Tajikistan), Caucasus (Armenia and Georgia), and Russia and Egypt, leading teams and/or being a subcontractor of EU, UN, USAID or the World Bank programs.