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Director General

Stanimir Leshev

Director General DG CAA




Stanimir Georgiev Leshev, born on July 8th 1983, has graduated from the Todor Kableshkov University of Transport, Sofia, Bulgaria in 2005, has been awarded Bachelor’s Degree for Engineering, Communication Technics and Technologies; and from the New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria, has been awarded Master’s Degree for National and International Security – Homeland Security  in 2008.

Employed by the Directorate General Civil Aviation Administration since 2007, as Aviation Security Inspector (2007-2012) and Head of Aviation Security Department (2013-2017).

Employed by the Bulgarian State Agency for National Security (2012-2013).

Mr. Leshev has successfully completed a number of training courses on aviation security, delivered by ICAO and ECAC.

Fluent in English and Russian.