Blagovest Nachev
Blagovest Nachev

Blagovest Nachev

Director of operations

Responsible for operation of wind and solar power plants

Blagovest Nachev was appointed as Director of Operations of DTEK Renewables in June 2019. Previously, from 2016 to May 2019, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Energy Varna - a district heating company in Bulgaria, part of Veolia Environment Group.

From 2009 to 2016, Mr. Nachev was General Manager at AES Geo Energy, the largest wind power plant in Bulgaria, which is part of the international power generation group - AES Corporation. In 2009, he worked as Production Director at the Metalstroy metal construction company, where he launched and managed the operation of a new CNC based production plant.

In 2004-2008, he occupied the position of Project Manager at Mondi Stambolijski paper factory, where he was engaged in projects on producing energy from biofuels to serve the company's energy needs.

He earned his master's degree at the Technical University of Sofia, with a specialization in Thermal Power Engineering in 1995.