Bulgaria

Ouliana Maleeva

Bulgaria

Born in 1952, Ouliana Maleeva is graduated in Architecture from the University of Sofia, Bulgaria (1976). She first worked as an architect-designer within the department “Master Plan of Sofia” at the City Planning Institute SOFPROEKT. From 1977 until 1979, she pursued a cycle of superior studies at the Planning and Research Institute of Paris. Her thesis was about the “Increase and development of cities” and the “Integration of heritage to contemporary urban areas”. In 2003, she followed a specialisation in the cultural sector called “Cultural Policies and their Administration” via the programme Courants du Monde (Paris and Grenoble). From 1980 until 2010, Ouliana Maleeva occupied different functions (architect designer, inspector, chief inspector, head of department, director “Monitoring and coordination activities for the protection of cultural monuments”) within the National Institute for Monuments of Culture in Sofia.

Since 2010, she is director of “Cultural Heritage, Museums and Fine arts” at the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria.