Vesselina Troeva

MC Members

Professor in Landscape and Urban Planning at the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia and since 2011 executive director of the National Centre for Regional Development. Author and coordinator of the project for establishing the first planning major in Bulgaria, accredited in 2002 and leading to Planning being recognised in the National Classification of Professions and Occupations in 2006. Vice president of the AESOP (1994-1998) and member of the Best Planning publication Commission (2004-2008). Participation in more than 25 international projects funded by the EU, World Bank, UKKHF, BC and SFS. A team leader of large scale pilot projects – the National Concept for Spatial Development of Bulgaria (2013-2025), the Integrated Plan for Urban Regeneration and Development of Sofia 2020, the SEA of the Master Plan of Sofia Municipality etc. Three national awards from the UAB for innovative planning (1997, 1999, 2000) and from ESRI for GIS implementation (2002, 2013). RTPI honorable member.

Key areas: urban regeneration, landscape architecture, open spaces, impact assessment.