Mr. Nikolay Minkov is a master-electric engineer in Automation and Telemechanics of the Moscow Energy Institute, Russia. He has specialized in automation and management in process industries, project and management consulting in the UK, Ireland and Japan. He has worked as an engineer-technologist, researcher and lecturer at the Department of Automation of Continuous Manufacturing at the Technical University of Sofia. He was Head of the Concessions Department at the Council of Ministers. Mr. Minkov has worked with companies such as Honeywell, Rio Tinto, Amylum, Heidelberg Cement, Cumerio, BAH, EON and others. He is currently Managing Director of Industrial Cluster "Srednogorie", Managing Director of Energo EOOD and Member of the Management Board of Elatzite Med AD.