Our Team


Krustio Muhovski  Doctor of Philosophy Head teacher

Krustio Muhovski is the founder of Ivan Apostolov English School. He has specialized Pedagogy in the Faculty of Philosophy  Sofia Univeristy “St. Kliment Ohridski” and defended a dissertation – “Foundations of the psychological influences”. He has a lоng experience as a lecturer in Higher education.  

Lilyana Muhovska  СЕО

Lilyana Muhovska is a co-founder of the school. She has a second degree of professional-qualification and a long experience as a deputy head teacher in Строителен техникум “Христо Ботев”, София. She has specialized Bulgarian Philology in Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and she has specialized in – Organization and leadership within the education. In 2008 she receives the honorable mention for her work and dedication towards the education.  

Tatyana Nancheva  CEO

Tatyana Nancheva is part of the school since 1996. She has graduated from the University  of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy in 1992 and in 1998 she specializes in Accounting and Finance in the University of National and World Economy. She teaches Accounting and Control and Accounting and Documentation of the Business.  She is supervising the work on the projects around the school and is responsible for the organization of the extracurricular activities such as: winter and spring trips, team building trips, plays, role play and business games in our Management program.  

Margarita Trencheva    Deputy head teacher, Head of the languages department 

Margarita Trencheva is an assistant director since the start of the school. She teaches English language and History in English. She is preparing students for TOEFL and IELTS certificates. She is organizing the English exams EDEXCEL which are recognized all over the world. She is consulting our students about living and studying at universities in the UK and across Europe.  Ms Trencheva is helping students with their applications for undergraduate studies abroad. She is leading the summer courses in the UK and the USA. She has finished an English language school and has a degree in English Philology and a degree in History. 

Reny Momcheva Рени Момчева  teaches English and Chemistry in English 

Ms Momcheva is part of the team since 1995. She teaches English and Chemistry in English. She has graduated from an American college in Libya and has a degree in English Philology from New University in Sofia and a degree in Chemistry from University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy.

Alexandra Evseeva English teachaer

Ms Evseeva teaches English in Ivan Аpostolov since 2004. She also teaches in the Institute for Foreign students and has a long experience as an English teacher. She has studied English Philology in Russia.  

Irina Vaseva Enghlish teacher 

Irina Vaseva works in the school since 2014. She has a degree in English Philology fro Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. She has previously taught in First English School and is also a lecturer in Sofia University. She is an author of English literature school books for 11-th and 12-th grade, and has translated more than 30 published novels. 

Irina Veleva English teacher

Irina Veleva teaches English in the school since 2015. She has finished First English School and has a degree in English Philology from Sofia University. She has also a Masters degree in Management of international projects from UNWE. She has general interest in the culture of the project and management of cultures. Ms Veleva has long experience in the English issue of the newspaper Standard. She is interested in EC and EU projects about women working rights. In her free time she is interested in the Internal Alchemy in Chinese Martial Arts. 

Karl Bartlett English teacher

Karl Bartlett has joined our team in 2014. He is a native English speaker who teaches English, History and Geography. He has got a Bachelor’s degree in English, History and Geography from the University of Bolton, UK.  Mr Bartlett has a TOEFL certificate for teaching English as a foreign language. 

Marina Grozdanova school psychologist, Philosophy teacher 

Marina Grozdanova is our school psychologist and a teacher. She is involved in various projects in the primary school and kindergarten and she also teaches Philosophy in the secondary school. Marina is focused on developing emotional intelligence and strong family bonds among the students and their families. She is dedicated to help students and their families to build and maintain healthy and strong relationship. She has a degree in Psychology from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and Masters degree in Children and Teenagers school psychology.

Daniel Nikolov Bulgarian language and literature teacher

Daniel Nikolov teaches Bulgarian language and literature in Ivan Apostolov Ebglish school since 1994.  He is also teaching in Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” in  the Faculty of Slavic Studies. He has a degree in Bulgarian Philology and French language from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.

Mariana Dikova German language teacher

Ms Dikova is part of the school since 1995. She teaches German language and she is also a qualified translator. She has a degree in German Philology from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.

Tanya Glouhtcheva  Spanish language teacher

Ms Glouhtcheva is a teacher since 2009. She has a degree in Spanish Philology from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. She has spent an year as an Erasmus student in an university in Malaga, Spain. She has successfully attained all levels of the certificate of competence and mastery of the Spanish language – D.E.L.E. She teaches in Spanish language schools and prepares students to participate in theatrical festival, organised by the Embassy of Spain in Sofia. 

Anna Marinova Maths teacher

Anna Marinova teaches Maths and Physics in Ivan Apostolov English School since 2000. She has a degree in Physics and maths from Sofia University “St Kliment Ohridski”.

Dimitrina Trendafilova teaches Biology in English

Dimitrina Trendafilova teaches Biology in English in Ivan Apostolov English school since 2003. She has a degree in Biology from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and a qualification in Environmental Protection. In 2001 she gets a second degree in English Philology in the Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology.   

Elena Karaivanova   teaches Human and Nature, Biology in English and English 

Elena Karaivanova joins the team in 2017. She teaches Human and Nature in 5th Grade, Biology in English in 9th, 10th and 11th Grade and English in 9th Grade. She has Masters in Biology from SU and Masters in English Philology from SU. Ms Karaivanova has been teaching Biology for 7 years. She has an ECPE certificate from the Univeristy of Michigan.   

        Hristo Baydakov  History teacher

Hristo Baydakov teaches History in Ivan Apostolov English School since 1995. He has a degree in History from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. She has a qualification in Ethnography.

Polina Dimitrova P.E. teacher

Polina Dimitrova teaches Physics education in Ivan Apostolov English School since 2005.  She is leading the school dancing group. She has a degree in physical educational and second qualification in volleyball from National Sports Academy “Vasil Levski”.

Atanas Dimitrov coach

Atanas Dimitrov is teaching physical education in the school since 2004. He is coaching the basketball, football and athletics teams in the school. He is also teaching skiing. He is taking students to a winter school in the mountain every year where they practice skiing and snowboarding. He has a degree in physical education from National Sports Academy and Masters degree in Sports for high sports achievements. 


Deyan Doikov  Enterpreneur, owner of a consulting firm

Deyan Doikov teaches Leadership and small business and Theory of the Market Economy in English since 1997. He is incorporating innovative methods in his work as a teacher and he is coordinating the role business games and the team building. Mr Doykov is also a lecturer in New Bulgarian University, International University, City University and Bulgarian-Dutch College. He is an author of an Entrepreneurship student book and he is an owner of a consulting firm. He has a degree in International Economic Relations in Russia. Mr Doykov speaks English, French and Russian.  

Kalin Minkov Manager, entrepreneur and teacher  

Kalin Minkov teaches Management and Entrepreneurship, Strategic Planning, Marketing and Financial Analysis. He is leading interactive training using business role games. Mr Minkov is a lecturer in New Bulgarian University and Bulgarian-Dutch College, certified entrepreneurship teacher from the Bulgarian chamber of commerce and industry  and Entrepreneurship and Management  learning centers – SYNTRA Belgium. He is an author of numerous publications  in the Institute for Market  Economics bulletin, and co-author of a student entrepreneurship textbook. Mr Minkov is a manager himself and owner, Production and administrative officer in a hi-tech company. He is also a respected consultant for many European projects and programs – “Youth employment”, “Competitiveness” , “Administrative capacity”, etc.   

Boryana Ivanova owner of a consulting firm, Finance in English teacher 

Boryana Ivanova becomes part of the team in 2014 as a teacher in Finance. Boryana has graduated from the University of National and World Economy and she is a senior member of the Association of Charted Certified Accountants since 2001.  She has led international training in the professional learning centres Arthur Anderson in Segovia, Spain and Veldhoven, Holland. Ms Ivanova has more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance, as well as experience in management of investment projects, mergers and acquisitions, finance analysis. She has an A level certificate in Business English language Cambridge English: Business Higher – LEvel C2/CEFR.


        Stephan Kurkchiev   lawyer, law teacher 

Stephan Kurkchiev teaches Criminal law in Ivan Apostolov English school since 2009. He has a law degree from Sofia Univeristy “St. Kliment Ohridski”. He works as a Vise-Chairman in Sofia Regional Court and chairman of the Civil Department. He is an author of “Manufacturing orders”.

       Krasimira Gospodinova  lawyer, teacher

Krasimira Gospodinova is teaching in Ivan Apostolov since 2009. She is teaching Contractual Law. She is working as a lawyer and she has her own law firm. She has graduated from Sofia University “St Kliment Ohridski” in 1980 with a law degree.  

Jana Foteva lawyer, teacher 

Jana Foteva teaches Common law, Property law, Civil law, International and Public Law. She is also a lawyer. She has Masters degree in law from Varna University.