Stefan Chichevaliev – Executive Director at the Social Entrepreneurship Observatory, LL.B, LL.M (Business Law), PhD in Business Administration, and a Postdoc at Vrije Universiteit Brussel researching Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Development, with more than 10 years of experience in the private, public and the civil sector. Demonstrated results in working in and with the think-tank industry, financial partners and governmental institutions, and a solid track record of research, analyses and publications in the social area. Consultant for many international organizations in creating and implementing innovative solutions significantly impacting people’s wellbeing. Currently involved in social entrepreneurship with a view on researching and exploring sustainable solutions to social issues and boosting international academic partnerships. Skilled program and project management professional with a focus on social problems and a researcher in sustainable development with a specific focus on the economic and social domains and markets that work for society. Committed to building bridges between science and practice to benefit the most vulnerable. Developer of partnerships in South-Eastern Europe and Advocate for social entrepreneurship and attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals.