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Republic of Mauritius

Republic of Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometers (1,200 mi) off the Southeast coast of the African continent. The country includes the islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues, 560 kilometers (350 mi) east of Mauritius, and the outer islands of Agaléga and St. Brandon. The islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues form part of the Mascarene Islands, along with nearby Réunion, a French overseas department. Mauritius is ranked high in terms of economic competitiveness, a friendly investment climate, good governance and a free economy.

  • Dr. Christo Iliev (Executive Chairman at AG Capital) is an Honorary Consul of the Republic of Mauritius in Bulgaria

 

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is a professional body which accredits professionals in several sectors worldwide that include land, property, construction, and infrastructure. In 2018 there were RICS qualified professionals located in nearly 150 countries. RICS has accredited nearly 125,000 trained and qualified professionals worldwide.

  • Dr. Christo Iliev (Executive Chairman at AG Capital) – Member

  • Vessela Ilieva (Managing Partner at Unique Estates) – Member

  • Michaela Lashova (Managing partner at CW Forton) - Registered Valuer and Ambassador for SEE

  • Dimitar Savov (CEO at BLD) - Member

  • Tanya Kosseva-Boshova (Managing Partner at Park Lane Developments) – Member

 

Family Business Association (FBA Bulgaria)

FBA Bulgaria is a non-profit organization that works on the development and validation of family businesses in the country. FBA Bulgaria connects to over 3,500 respected members of family businesses worldwide, as part of the Family Business Network - International (FBN-I).

  • Dr. Christo Iliev (Executive Chairman at AG Capital) is the founder and member of the Managing Board, and the only Chairman with two mandates in the organization.

  • Unique Estates – Member

 

Young Presidents Organization (YPO)

The Young Presidents Organization (YPO) is a global network of young executives with nearly 24,000 members in 130 countries.

  • Dr. Christo Iliev (Executive Chairman at AG Capital) – Member

  • Dobrin Staikov (CFO at Lion’s Head) - Member

 

American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria (AmCham Bulgaria)

The American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria unites over 340 American, Bulgarian, and multinational companies operating within the country. In 25 years, the Chamber has become a leading business organization by initiating events that cover topics in economy, international and national policies, and social sphere.

  • Sergey Koynov (CEO at Lion’s Head) - Second Vice-President

  • Unique Estates – Member

 

Ladies' Forum Association

Ladies' Forum Association is a Bulgarian organization, whose members hold leadership positions and/or has successfully developed their own businesses. The Organization’s purpose is to have its members share their experiences, expertise, and ideas. The Organization also strives to work together to progress social norms of women in the workplace and to solidify the position of the women in it.

  • Vessela Ilieva (Managing Partner at Unique Estates) – Member and Odyssey Mentor

  • Tanya Kosseva-Boshova (Managing Partner at Park Lane Developments) – Member

 

Urban Land Institute

Urban Land Institute is the oldest and largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts in the world. ULI is its members—delivering the mission, shaping the future of the industry, and creating thriving communities around the globe.

  • Dobrin Staikov (CFO at Lion’s Head) – Member

 

INREV

INREV is the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles. The Association is Europe's leading platform for sharing knowledge on the non-listed (unlisted) real estate industry. INREV’s goal is to improve transparency, professionalism and best practice across the sector, making the asset class more accessible and attractive to investors.

  • Lion’s Head Investments – Member

 

GRI Club

The GRI Club is a global fraternity of real estate leaders. Members find the GRI Club as a useful means of maintaining valuable relationships, finding new business partners, and strengthening their own networks. Founded in 1998, the GRI Club strategically operates in over 20 countries with more than 4,000 executive participants annually.

  • Dr. Christo Iliev (Executive Chairman at AG Capital) – Member

  • Dimitar Savov (CEO at BLD) – Member

 

Confederation of Employers and Industrialists in Bulgaria (CEIBG)

CEIBG is a volunteer based non-government and non-profit organization in Bulgaria, with foreign producers and traders carrying out activity in the country involving their non-profit associations.

  • Christo Iliev (Executive Chairman at AG Capital) is a former Vice Chairman and a member of the Managing Board.

 

National Real Estate Association of Bulgaria (NREA)

The National Real Estate Association is the representative professional organization of companies in the real estate sector in Bulgaria. NREA was established in 1992, as a non-profit organization, and was first registered under the Law of Persons and Family with the name "Real Estate Association”. Today NREA connects over 1500 professionals in more than 28 locations nationwide.

  • Vessela Ilieva (Managing Partner at Unique Estates) is a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)

 

Harvard Business School Alumni

Harvard Business School’s unparalleled alumni network extends throughout the world. Their graduates are leaders in an exceptionally broad range of organizations, serving a wide spectrum of industries globally. The numerous alumni clubs and associations provide a vast network of professional, educational and social programs within the different communities, reinforcing the HBS mission “to educate leaders who make a difference in the world.”

  • Dr. Christo Iliev (Executive Chairman at AG Capital) – Member

 

INSEAD Alumni

INSEAD is one of the world's leading and largest graduate business schools and offers participants a truly global educational experience. With campuses in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore) and Middle East (Abu Dhabi), and alliances with top institutions, INSEAD's business education and research spans around the globe. Our 154 renowned faculty members from 40 countries inspire more than 1400 students in our degree and PhD programmes. In addition, more than 11 000 executives participate in INSEAD's executive education programmes each year.

  • Vessela Ilieva (Managing Partner at Unique Estates) – Member 

  • Dobrin Staikov (CFO at Lion’s Head) – Member

 

British Bulgarian Business Association (BBBA)

The British Bulgarian Business Association (BBBA) was launched in January 2015, with the full support of the British Embassy, to promote business relations between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Bulgaria. BBBA has recently attracted close to 180 members from all aspects of British and Bulgarian Business.

  • Sergey Koynov (CEO at Lion’s Head) – Member

 

Vienna Economic Forum (VEF)

The Vienna Economic Forum (VEF) was established in April 2004 in Vienna, Austria. This Bulgarian initiative aims to promote regional economic cooperation between the member countries of the region, spreading from the Adriatic to the Black Sea.

  • Dr. Christo Iliev (Executive Chairman at AG Capital) is a member of the Board of Directors.

 

Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum (BBLF)

Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum is the leading organization in Bulgaria devoted to promoting the principles and values of corporate social responsibility (CSR). It was found in 1998, with the support of his Majesty Charles, Prince of Wales (UK).

  • Vessela Ilieva (Managing Partner at Unique Estates) is a member of the Managing Board

 

The Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA)

Founded in 1904, the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) is the global professional accounting body that offers ACCA qualification. ACCA works through a network of 104 offices and centers in 52 countries - with 323 Approved Learning Partners (ALP) and more than 7,300 Approved Employers (AE) worldwide, who provide employee development.

  • Georgi Pavlov (Vice Chairman at AG Capital) - member.

  • Dobrin Staikov (CFO at Lion’s Head) - member

 

Bulgaria City Club London

The Bulgarian City Club seeks to facilitate the exchange of ideas and best practices among professionals having business and personal interests in Bulgaria. The Club promotes Bulgaria in the City of London and in the United Kingdom.

  • Dr. Christo Iliev (Executive Chairman at AG Capital) – Member

 

National Association of Realtors (NAR), USA

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is a North American trade association for those who work in the real estate industry. It has over 1.1 million members, including NAR's institutes, societies, and councils, that are involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.

  • Unique Estates – Member

 

The Chartered Management Institute, UK (CMI)

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is an accredited professional institution for management based in the United Kingdom. In addition to supporting its members, the organization encourages management development, carries out research, produces a wide variety of publications on management interests, and publishes the official members' magazine, Professional Manager. The magazine is circulated to over 80,000 members.

  • Georgi Pavlov (Vice Chairman at AG Capital) is an associate member.

 

German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GBITC)

The German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GBITC) is the first and foremost partner for the representatives of the German economy in Bulgaria. The aim of the GBITC is to create a platform for contacts, partnerships and exchanges between German and Bulgarian companies. GBITC also aims to open new opportunities for successful business, and to provide a wide range of services to meet the expectations of its German, Bulgarian and international members and customers. The organization has over 600 members.

  • Unique Estates – Member

 

Bulgarian Franchise Association (BFA)

The Bulgarian Franchise Association is a nonprofit organization that brings together franchisors operating on the Bulgarian market. It was established by several large and well - known companies: Address Real Estate, Subway, Fornetti, RE/MAX, Mania, Happy Bar & Grill, Foros, Internetreklama.bg and ERA.

  • Georgi Pavlov (Vice Chairman at AG Capital) is the founder.

 

Association of the Commercial Building Owners in Bulgaria (ACBO)

The Association of Commercial Building Owners in Bulgaria (ACBO) is a volunteer based, non-political, non-governmental and non-religious organization founded in 2013. More than 20 companies and owners of commercial buildings with total TBA of 500 000 sqm, located in Republic of Bulgaria, are members of the Association.

  • Tanya Kosseva-Boshova (Managing Partner at Park Lane Developments) is a member of the Managing Board.

Bulgarian Association for People Management (BAPM)

The Bulgarian Association for People Management is a non-governmental organization, established to support and develop the professionals in the field of people management. The organization has more than 850 individual and corporate members, working in the human resources field as directors of HR departments in local and international companies.

  • Unique Estates – Member

 

Bulgarian Construction Chamber (BCC)

BCC is an independent and volunteer based professional association, as well as the official representative of construction companies in Bulgaria. It protects the interests of construction consumers and contributes to transparency in the construction environment. The association has 1400 members.

  • BLD - Member

French-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBCC)

French-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a non-profit organization and a member of the Union of French Chambers of Commerce and industry abroad, CCI France International. Established in 2004, the Chamber aims to develop and promote trade and economic relations between France and Bulgaria. The organization brings together 240 French, Bulgarian and international companies.

  • Unique Estates – Member

 

SGS Bulgaria

SGS Bulgaria is the world's leading verifying, testing and certifying company. It is recognized as a global benchmark for quality and integrity and has a network of 2400 offices and laboratories and 95,000 employees worldwide.

  • Address Real Estate is certified under the international standard EN ISO 9001: 2015.

 

Bulgarian Association of Construction Entrepreneurs

The National Association of Construction Entrepreneurs (NASP) is a professional association created by reputable Bulgarian construction companies and investors, with proven experience in the field of real estate and urban development.

  • BLD - Member

Register of Credit Intermediaries to the Bulgarian National Bank

  • Credit Center is registered under the number № BCI00002.