Reneta Koleva – MOEW deputy minister


Reneta Koleva – MOEW deputy minister


Reneta Koleva was born on September 7. She is a law graduate from the New Bulgarian University. For 11 years she has been part of the Ministry of Environment and Water, thereby holding various positions since 2012 - legal advisor, director of the Directorate of Administrative Legal and Financial Services at the Enterprise for Management of Environmental Protection Activities (EMEPA), and since 2014 - Executive Director of the EMEPA.

Reneta has been involved in the drafting and amendment of numerous legal acts in the environmental field, including national programmes and strategies in the sectors of water management, waste management, air quality improvement, etc. Over the years, she has participated in a number of national councils, and has also been the team leader for the management and implementation of projects funded by the Operational Programme Environment and the Bulgarian-Swiss Cooperation Programme for the reduction of economic and social inequalities within the enlarged EU funded by the Swiss confederation.

Renera held the position of Deputy Minister in the Ministry of the Environment, in the periods August 2022 - June 2023, May 2021 - December 2021, and February 2017 - May 2017.

She has worked as a legal adviser in the private sector.

Reneta is fluent in Spanish, English, and French.

Professionally and personally, she is committed to the cause of environmental protection and improving the quality of life.