Following recent changes in the Bulgarian government, Mr Kiril ANANIEV was appointed Minister of Finance. He also becomes EIB Governor, succeeding Mr Vladislav GORANOV.

Prior to his appointment as Minister of Finance, Mr ANANIEV was Deputy Minister of Finance since August 2014.

From 2013 to 2014, Mr ANANIEV worked as Counsellor to the Political Office of the Prime Minister.

Between 2009 and 2011, Mr ANANIEV served as Financial Policy Secretary for the administration of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria.

During the period 1998 to 2009, Mr ANANIEV was Deputy Minister of Finance in three consecutive governments. He was also Head of State Expenditure General Directorate.

Mr ANANIEV was born in 1955. He graduated from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia.