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Ms.Vitcheva is Director at the European Commission, Directorate General for Regional Policy since April 2009 to date.
As of 1.1.2014, she is Director for the Competence Centre for Smart and Sustainable Growth and the Implementation of the EU Cohesion Policy in Spain, Portugal, Italy and Malta, Cyprus and Greece.
In her previous posts, she has been Director, responsible for the Competence Centre for Inclusive Growth, Urban and Territorial Development and the implementation of the EU Cohesion Policy in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden.
Prior to her posts in the Commission, she has been Director of the European Integration and International Cooperation Directorate at the Bulgarian Ministry of Agriculture and Food, managing the pre-accession preparation and the accession negotiations, head of the agriculture and fisheries team in the trade negotiations under the Europe Agreement and in the framework of WTO, Minister plenipotentiary and head of department in the Permanent Representation of Bulgaria to the EU.