Diplomatic missions

Africa

Asia

Australia and Oceania

Europe

North America

South America

Elena Shekerletova

ELENA SHEKERLETOVA

DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER

Ambassador Elena Shekerletova is a career diplomat.

Professional career:

Since July 2023 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

2019-2023 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Federal Republic of Germany

2017-2019 Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2012–2016 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Republic of Austria

2008–2011 Head of Unit at European countries Directorate, MFA

2004–2008 Minister Plenipotentiary and Deputy Head of Mission at the Bulgarian Embassy in Berlin, Germany

2002–2004 State expert and Head of Unit at Europe II Directorate, MFA

1999–2002 Chief of mission, Bulgarian Diplomatic Office in Bonn, Germany

1997–1999 Advisor and Deputy Head of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

1996–1997 Expert at Consular Affairs Directorate, MFA

1993–1996 Minister Plenipotentiary at the Bulgarian Embassy in Vienna, Austria

1992–1993 Advisor and Head of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

1992 Starts working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria

1990–1992 Expert in Legal Affairs at the Administration of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria

 

Awards:

Silver Badge of Honor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria /2007/

Golden Badge of Honor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria /2015/

Order of St. Leopold, Golden Cross /2016/

Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold with Sash for Merits to the Republic of Austria /2017/

Golden Badge of Honor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria /2018/

 

Education:

Master’s degree in Law at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Specialization in Constitutional and International Public Law at Max Planck Institute, Heidelberg

European Studies Course at the European Academy, Berlin

"Bertolt Breht" High school for intensive study of German Language, Pazardzhik

 

Foreign Languages: German, Spanish, English, Russian, Chinese

This site uses cookies. By accepting cookies you can optimise your browsing experience.

Accept Refuse More