- Petya Dankova
Focus (geographic): Bulgaria, Eastern Europe.
Focus (topics): Corporate social responsibility (CSR), Stakeholder management, Corporate governance, Business ethics, Management of protected areas.
Professional profile: Ph.D. in Economics (Varna University of Economics, Bulgaria). MS in Management and marketing (focus on management of protected areas) (Varna University of Economics, Bulgaria). Presently she is Chief Asst. Professor, Dept. of Economics, Varna University of Economics, Bulgaria. Earlier positions include Public Relations Officer for the Bulgarian-Swiss Biodiversity Conservation Programme. She has worked on CSR, corporate governance problems and business-society relations since 2003. She has conducted empirical studies in these fields, and has published in international and Bulgarian scientific and popular journals and magazines. In 2004, as an Erasmus-Socrates scholar at the University of Mannheim, Germany, she worked on CSR and corporate governance issues. In 2008, in the context of the Erasmus Teaching Staff Mobility Project, she lectured at the University of Zittau, Germany, on trends in CSR and business ethics in Europe. She has worked as a volunteer with the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds.
Location: Varna, Bulgaria.