Dr. Petya Koleva is an international consultant, author and researcher in arts and culture since 2000, founder of Intercultura Consult®. As a multilingual trainer and network co-ordinator she has:
*initiated and run successful international professional training platforms for cultural managers and arts professionals.
* professionally engaged with the Eastern Partnership Culture Programme (EaP), the European Cultural Foundation (ECF), The European League of Institutes for the Arts (ELIA); the EuropeAid, EACEA and REA cooperation programmes of the EU.
* a multidisciplinary background in both education and professional practice;
* been lecturering on Cultural Entrepreneurship and Innovation and on Network Entrepreneurship and Social Networks (CCI) at NATFA.
*authored „Innovation projects as a strategic development factor for cultural organisations” (2013).