Ambassador Elena Poptodorova


Ambassador Elena Poptodorova currently serves as the Vice President of the Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO-Brussels) and as the Vice President and Director for Euro-Atlantic Affairs at the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria (ACB). She served for two terms, a total of 13 years, as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the United States of America; facilitating major investments by foreign companies in each economic sector in Bulgaria. Prior to her appointment as Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Poptodorova served as Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Director of the Human Rights and International Humanitarian Organizations Directorate. Her impressive background includes numerous Board services including but not limited to: Bulgarian nongovernmental organizations, Atlantic Council of the United States, Washington Executive Council on Diplomacy, Womens Foreign Policy Group, University Council of the American

University in Bulgaria, Cultural Diplomacy Institute, Germany, TA company and many more. Presently, Amb. Poptodorova leads the Three Seas Initiative (3SI) program at the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria and engages in public speaking on variety of foreign affairs topics.