Temenuzhka Petkova has graduated from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria with a MA in Accounting and Control. Petkova has been trained in the field of Internal Audit in the Public Sector with the Ministry of Finance of Ireland and Great Britain, and in the field of State Financial Inspection with the Ministry of Finance of Portugal.
From 1992 to 2000 Temenuzhka Petkova was assigned auditor and financial expert in the Metropolitan Governance State Financial Control. Her professional career continued in the Public Financial Inspection Agency as a state internal auditor and head of department. From 2007, she was appointed Director of the Organization and Implementation Inspection Activities Directorate at the Public Financial Inspection Agency (PFIA).
In the period 2010 – 2013, Petkova was Director of the Public Financial Inspection Agency.
Temenuzhka Petkova served as Interim Deputy Minister of Finance in Government of the Republic of Bulgaria with the Caretaker Prime Minister Prof. Georgi Bliznashki.
Petkova was elected Minister of Energy in the second government of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov.
Elected Member of Parliament.
Elected by the 44th National Assembly for Minister of Energy on May 4, 2017