Denitsa Lyuncheva

Honorary chairman of the Data Protection Association

Attorney At Law, member of the Sofia Bar Association, with more than 15 years of experience in the field of personal data protection, information security, contract law, labor law, civil law and administrative law and process, dispute resolution and organizational counseling. Adv. Lyuncheva has a long experience as a chief legal counselor, personal data protection expert and expert at the Social Partnership Council at the Ministry of Interior. Adv. Lyuncheva is the contact person of our team with the Commission for Personal Data Protection.


Julia Prigoncha

Chairman of the Data Protection Association’s Board

Manager of company design and implementation of personal data protection programs, certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP, Certificate Number: 0002576741). A legal practitioner with more than 10 years of management experience and legal practice. Owner and manager of the consulting company “My Data“ Ltd.

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Ivanka Atanasova

Legal advisor of the Data Protection Association

Member of the Sofia Bar Association since 2012. Master of Laws from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. Her previous legal experience in the field of administrative, contractual, commercial and labor law makes her one of the most valuable resources of the Association. The implementation of the GDPR and compliance with it at a company level has the closest legal connection precisely in those areas in which adv. Atanasova has considerable knowledge and practice. What most distinguishes adv. Atanasova is her extraordinary keen eye, good legal mind and attention to detail in dealing with complex legal cases. The consistency, legal profession and organization are so intrinsic to her that the other part of the DPA’s team finds strong support in its contribution to the work of the Association.


Vania Paleikova

Director of „Key projects“

Project manager with more than 20 years of experience. Program Director of “Safer” – Digital Library for Online Security. Certified Network Security Expert and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) expert. Official Trainer on Cyber ​​Security and Data Protection at the US Embassy in Bulgaria. Expert Advisor to the National Computer Security Incidents Response Team (CERT-Bulgaria).


Yasen Tanev

Advisory Board, Head of "Information Security" Division

Electronics Engineer (The University of Bordeaux), Auditor on Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, Vulnerability scans, and Penetration tests. With more than 18 years of experience in digital and fiscal security projects in EU countries, Turkey, Iran. Participant in NRA and Ministry of Finance working parties for amendments in normative acts. Manager of TCPOS-Eastern Europe, partner in FineDays. References from: the National Bank of Serbia, Ingenico Group, CEZ-Bulgaria, Hellenic Petroleum Group, Winox Holdings-Switzerland.