Emilia Karadotcheva has been TSA’s Board member since its inception in 2012. She has more than 25 years experience in finance and accounting. Mrs. Karadotcheva was Chief Financial Officer and prior to that Chief Accountant at the Bulgarian – American Enterprise Fund (BAEF), a non-for profit corporation for the primary purpose of promoting the Bulgarian private sector, providing debt and equity financing to small and medium sized companies. She set up and managed its finance and accounting department, building up and training a strong team of young professionals. Mrs. Karadotcheva has also set up and developed the accounting departments of various BAEF’s subsidiaries, including the Bulgarian – American Credit Bank, which became one of the leading Bulgarian banks. She actively participated in the structuring and initial public offering of four special investment purpose companies, established by the BAEF and investing in real estate and loan receivables. In some of these she served as Board member and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Prior to joining BAEF she worked at the Ministry of Finance and the Bulgarian National Bank.
Currently Mrs. Karadotcheva is consultant in the field of internal audit, tax and accounting. She is Chairman of the Audit Committee of ERG-3 ADSIP, a special investment purpose company, investing in real estate.
Mrs. Karadotcheva holds a Masters degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of World and National Economy, Sofia.