Chief Economist
Coverage: Ukraine, Turkey, Russia, Romania, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Croatia, Bulgaria

From 1982 to 1992 he served at various positions at the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations of Bulgaria. From 1992 to 1996 he worked as senior economist at the World Bank Resident Mission in Sofia. Mr. Mitov joined the IIF in 1996 as senior economist and from 2000 to 2012 served as deputy director of the Institute’s European Department. In 2012 Mr. Mitov was appointed as Chief Economist for Europe. He has authored numerous studies and papers on economic issues in countries in transition.


Master’s degree in 1982 and Ph.D. degree in 1989 from the Moscow State University of International Relations