Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union BG

MLADEN MARINOV - Minister of Interior

Born on November 21st, 1971, in the town of Teteven.


Education:

1997 - Graduated the Academy of the Ministry of Interior


2002 - Master's degree in Counteraction to Crime and Public Order Protection from the Academy of the Ministry of Interior

 

2005 – Master’s degree in law from the Neofit Rilski South-West University, Blagoevgrad

 

2014 – Master’s degree in Civil Protection and Critical Infrastructure Protection from the Georgi Rakovski Military Academy, Sofia

 

Good command of English; Basic knowledge of Russian.

 

Professional Experience:


1991 - started working at the Ministry of Interior (Sofia Metropolitan Directorate of Interior) and passed through different positions – police officer, police commander, head of group, head of unit, and deputy head of department.

 

June, 2013 – July, 2014 – Deputy Director of Sofia Metropolitan Directorate of Interior;Since July, 2014 – Director of Sofia Metropolitan Directorate of Interior;


On May 9, 2017 - September 19, 2018 - Secretary General of the Ministry of Interior.


Elected Minister of Interior on September 20, 2018 by the 44-thNational Assembly.