Assoc. Prof. Dr. Milena Angelova has been serving as Secretary-General of the Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association since 2002 and as SGI Europe Vice-President since 2011. She’s been a Member of the European Economic and Social Committee since 2007. Member of the Bulgarian Economic and Social Committee since 2006 and is well known as an active participant in the policy–making processes in Bulgaria. In June 2022, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Angelova was appointed Bulgarian SME Envoy. She has twenty-five years of successful track record in representing the interests of the business community at EU and national level regarding important topics such as CSR, sustainable development, SME promotion, innovation and knowledge transfer, skills, future of work, etc. Associate Profesor on Marketing and Sustainable Development at the Economic Research Institute at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.