Vladimir joined the FOS team in 2018. He is based in Bulgaria and works with FOS Europe. Vladimir is really passionate about mountains and their wilderness and this is where he likes to spend his free time hiking, trail running or just enjoying the scenery with family or friends. Before joining FOS, Vladimir worked as biodiversity expert in protected areas administrations and project coordinator on the team of the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation. Since 2013 he has been working with Adaptive management and The Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation and he believes that these processes will allow us to achieve the most that we can in nature conservation. Vladimir is also part of European Conservation Coaches Network (CCNet) Core team.

Languages: Bulgarian, English

Interests: Protected areas management, participatory planning in conservation, forestry, nature interpretation.


  • MSc Forest management, University of Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • BA Forestry, University of Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact Vladimir to learn more about his work: vladimir@fosonline.org