Teodora Genchovska - Minister of Foreign Affairs

Teodora Genchovska graduated contemporary history from the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, later she studied at the Military Academy “Georgi S. Rakovski”. She completed several additional qualifications: policy and planning courses at the NATO School in Germany; strategic course at the NATO College in Rome, Italy; she studied international relations at the Military Academy in Shrivenham, Great Britain. She took strategic course in military diplomacy at Pensacola Military Base, USA.


Ms. Genchovska is an expert on security and defense. She started her professional career at the General Staff of the Bulgarian Army. Successively she went through all levels, reaching the position of Head of the NATO and European Union Department at the Ministry of Defense.


Teodora Genchovska served as Defense Advisor at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Bulgaria to the EU and the Permanent Delegation to NATO. She worked on the preparation and participation of Bulgaria in the NATO Summits. She took part in the Bulgarian delegations at the NATO Summits in Istanbul, Wales, Warsaw, Brussels.


Minister of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet elected by the 47th National Assembly on 13 December 2021.