Dr. Dobromir Totev

Permanent Undersecretary of Defence, Republic of Bulgaria
Dr. Dobromir Totev

DOB: 22 August 1957 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria

Education:
1980 - Military School of Higher Education, Artillery, Air Defence P. Volov, the town of Shumen, Specialty 'Radio-technical troops'
1991 - National Defence Staff Academy G.S. Rakovski, Specialty 'Automation of troops management'
1999 - Defence Resource Management Institute, Monterey, CA, USA, Defence Resource Management Course
2002 - NATO Defence College in Rome, Italy
2003 - University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Master's Degree in Security and Defence Economics
2009 - Doctor of Economics and Management, Doctoral thesis: Improving the Technology for Program Defence Resource Management

Professional Career:
1980 - 1984 - Senior radio station technician
1984 - 1985 - Senior technician, control emergency maintenance service
1985 - 1990 - Chief of Measurement and Control Laboratory
1990 - 1991 - Senior algorithm engineer at the Air Force Computing Center
1991 - 1995 - Senior assistant at Rocket Artillery and Radiolocation Technology Directorate, General Staff
1995 - 1999 - Chief of Branch 'Defence Capability Analysis', General Staff
2000 - 2001 - Chief of Department 'Defence resource programming and analysis' at Defence Planning Directorate, Ministry of Defence
2002 - 2004 - Assistant Director of Defence Policy and Planning Directorate, Ministry of Defence
2004 - 2006 - Military expert at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Bulgaria to UN, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and other international organizations in Vienna, Austria
2006 - 2009 - Doctoral fellow at the Department 'National and Regional Security', University of National and World Economy, Sofia
2009 - 2013 - Director of Planning, Programming and Budget Directorate, Ministry of Defence
March 2013 - present - Permanent Undersecretary of Defence to the Ministry of Defence

Professional Awards:
Personal arms (automatic pistol)
Prize decoration 'For Loyal Service under the Banners' - second degree
Prize decoration 'Bulgaria - NATO' - second degree

Languages: English and Russian

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