Milen Veltchev

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Milen Veltchev (Bulgarian: Милен Велчев)
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finance minister
In office
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Born (1966-03-24) March 24, 1966 (age 49)

Milen Veltchev (Bulgarian: Милен Велчев) (born 24 March 1966) was the finance minister of Bulgaria[1] from 2001 until 2005. He previously worked in finance at Merrill Lynch in London.

He holds MS and BS degrees from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria; a BA from the University of Rochester and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.[citation needed]

By ancestry down the paternal line he is Bulgarian and down the maternal Jewish.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Jones, Scott (20 October 2002). "Bullish On the Balkans". Time. Retrieved 27 March 2011.