Temenuzhka Petkova

Temenuzhka Petkova  was born on January 18, 1967.

She is a graduate of the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria. She holds a Master’s degree in Accounting and Control. She completed trainings in Internal Audit in the Public Sector at the Ministries of Finance of Ireland and Great Britain, and in State Financial Inspection at the Ministry of Finance of Portugal.

From 1992 to 2000 Temenuzhka Petkova held the posts of auditor and  financial expert at the State Financial Control Department - Sofia.  Her professional career continued at the Public Financial Inspection Agency as a state internal auditor and  Head of department. Since 2007, she has been Director of the Organization and Implementation of Inspection Activities Directorate in the Public Financial Inspection Agency (PFIA).

From 2010 to 2013, she was Director of the Public Financial Inspection Agency.

Temenuzhka Petkova served as Deputy Minister of Finance in the caretaker government of Prof. Georgi Bliznashki. As Deputy Minister of Finance, Temenuzhka Petkova was responsible for the Taxation and Internal Control Directorates in the Ministry of Finance, the National Revenue Agency, the National Customs Agency, the Public Financial Inspection Agency and the State Commission on Gambling.

She was elected Minister of Energy on November 4, 2014 by the 43rd National Assembly.