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HRISTO ALEKSIEV

CARETAKER MINISTER OF TRANSPORT, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COMMUNICATIONS

Hristo Aleksiev is an economist and an expert in the transport sector. He is a Master of Economics from the University of National and World Economy and a Bachelor of Political Science from the Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski".

He holds a number of qualifications and certificates from "Imperial College London", Business School at the Oxford University and other international educational institutions.

Among the positions held by Hristo Aleksiev are an expert at the Cabinet of the Minister of Transport, an economic expert and a consultant on the project for construction of an Intermodal Container Terminal in Plovdiv, member of the Board of Directors of the Public Access Zone in "Port Burgas" EAD; member of the Management board of European Priority Project 22 in Brussels, member of the Management Board of "European Freight Railway Corridor 7" in Budapest, Chairman of the Board of Directors of "Port Burgas" EAD and Chairman of the Management Board and Deputy Director General of the National Railway Infrastructure Company.

Hristo Aleksiev has managed the successful implementation of some of the largest infrastructure projects in the transport sector. Including one of the few projects in the country, implemented under a unique model that has incorporated European co-funding and the mechanisms of public-private partnership, namely Intermodal Terminal Plovdiv.

He was a Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications in the caretaker government of Ognyan Gerdzhikov.

He speaks English.