Vladislav Lazarov was born in 1978 in the town of Svoge. He finished 22nd Secondary School "G. S. Rakovski" in Sofia and as a private student 91st German language high school "Dr. K. Galabov" in 1996. He holds a Master's degree in law from “Paisii Hilendarski” Plovdiv University, from the Military Academy "G. S. Rakovski" on "National Security and Defense" and on “Business Administration” from Sofia Technical University.
He defended his doctoral dissertation in 2009 at the Academy of the Ministry of Interior. Acquired the scientific degree "Doctor of Sciences" in 2016 from the University of Library Science and Information Technology. Since 2021 he is an Associate Professor in the "National Security" department, the faculty of "Information Sciences" of UniBIT University.
Assoc. Prof. Vladislav Lazarov DSc has been Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Interior and an associate in committees of the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria.Since 2021 he is a member of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria (USB) as well as in the Federation of Scientific and Technical Unions in Scientific and Technical Section "Mechanical Engineering". He is the editor-in-chief of the magazine "Worker-producers` cooperatives in the social and solidarity economy". Since 2022 he is a member of the advisory board to the Bulgarian Industrial Association on the issues of the European Green Pact, in particular the EC initiative "Prepared for Target 55". From November 2023 he is a member of the Management Board of the Bulgarian Industrial Association.
Assoc. Prof. Vladislav Lazarov DSc has managerial experience and expertise in working with organizations and enterprises in the field of social entrepreneurship. He has been working in the cooperatives system since June 2000. Since 2006 together with Mrs. Liliana Veleva fulfill the function of parliamentary secretary of the NUWPC. Since 2011 he is the Chairman of the Board of VPK "Impuls-21". Since December 2022 has been elected as the Chairman of the Board of the City Council of Workers` Producer Cooperatives -Sofia. In April 2022 has been elected as a Vice President of the NUWPC Bulgaria. In November 2023, at the XV regular Congress he was elected President of the National Union of Worker Producers` Cooperatives.
Assoc. Prof. Vladislav Lazarov, DSc uses German, Russian and English languages.
Diana Yordanova Gocheva-Vangelova was born in 1973 in Sofia.
She graduated in 128 “Albert Einstein” Secondary School in a class with advanced English studies. In 1996, she holds Master of Engineering in Electronics and Automation at the Technical University - Sofia, majoring in "Microelectronics and Microelectronic Manufacturing Technology". In 1997 she graduated in "Banks and Financial Business" at the free faculty of Technical University-Sofia.
From 1997 to 2018, she has worked at TPK "Dimitar Blagoev" as an expert international associate.
Since 2004, she is a member of the Board of Directors of TPK "Dimitar Blagoev".
Since 21.03.2018, she is working as a manager of "Dibiko" EOOD and Deputy Chairman of TPK "Dimitar Blagoev".
Over those years, Eng. Diana Gocheva-Vangelova had participated actively in the development of the ISO 9001:2008 quality system of TPK "Dimitar Blagoev", as well as in the implementation of a number of successful projects for TPK "Dimitar Blagoev" and "Dibiko" EOOD
Diana Gocheva-Vangelova speaks English.