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"Publics are small groups of people who follow one or more particular issue very closely. They are well informed about the issue(s) and also have a very strong opinion on it/them..."
[Source: Webster's Online Dictionary]
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Publics.bg
is an online media product of Public Services Ltd. The company was founded in January 2010 with the mission to develop knowledge in the field of energy, public services and utilities. The team of Public Services has worked on numerous projects and products in diverse sectors of public services.

Public Services Ltd. also publishes the Bulgarian B2B magazines "Utilities" and "Facilities" and prepared printed editions alone or with partners, e.g. "Facility & Property Management Catalog" (annually, 2011-2015), "Energy Audit & Certification Catalog 2011", "Energy Efficiency" Special Edition for Economedia, 7 issues of the "Shared Values" magazine for the Industrial Cluster "Srednogorie", etc.

The team of the company
has worked on different projects and products in the field of public services. The partners in the company have experience in the following services: media, events planning and management, research and consultancy projects, etc. in the following sectors: energy, infrastructure, and public services. The team of the company is also involved in teaching at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Sofia University in the master's programmes “Economics and Management of Energy, Infrastructure, and Utilities” and “Facilities Management” and its three majors: "Energy Market and Services", "Facilities Management", and "Logistics".

The individual owners of Publics.bg are:
- Atanas Georgiev
- Petar Tashev
- Stefan Gagov

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MEDIA PRODUCTS


Publics.bg is an online media product of Public Services Ltd. The website presents news, interviews, and analyses for the following sectors of the economy: Electricity, Natural Gas, Transportation & Fuels, Sustainable Development, Water Services, Heating, Facility Management, IT & Communications, and Education in Bulgarian and English language. The weekly newsletter news@publics.bg is distributed freely to subscribers every Friday afternoon.


"Utilities" Magazine is the first and only established monthly B2B magazine in Bulgaria, which covers topics, related to management of utility companies in sectors as: infrastructure, energy production and trading, water sector, heating, telecommunications, asset management, legal and regulatory framework, etc. From 2003 to 2012 the magazine was published by Uconomics Ltd.


"Facilities" Magazine is the only Facility Management B2B magazine in Bulgaria which includes all topics, related to the processes and systems management in buildings, facilities, and corporate fleets. The main goal of the magazine is to promote new ideas and best practices for facility management and also to promote the facility management concept and the facility manager’s profession in Bulgaria. From 2007 to 2012 the magazine was published by Uconomics Ltd..
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Please see here more information about our projects - publications and events, as well as about our 2017 offers.

 


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Publics.bg Team

Petar Tashev, PhD
Managing Partner in Public Services OOD
Chief Editor of "Facilities" Magazine
twitter.com/tasheff
ptashev@publics.bg

Petar Tashev has a PhD degree in Social Management from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” where he defended the Thesis "Efficiency of companies with large real estates through professional FM services". He has graduated Bachelor's degree in “Economics” and Master's degree in “Finance and Banking” at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (FEBA) of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and has graduated Bachelor's degree in “Hospitality Management” at the University of Portsmouth, UK. He has worked as a part-time assistant in the “Industrial Economics and Management” Department of FEBA. Petar Tashev is member of Bulgarian facility management association. 

In the period 2005-2009 he worked at Uconomics Ltd. first as a consultant in energy sector restructuring and later – as the managing editor of the “Fleet Manager” and “Facilities” magazines. In this period he became as well “Facility Management” Programme Manager at Uconomics and organized number of trainings and conferences in this field. Since January 2010 Petar Tashev has become managing editor of publics.bg – the Bulgarian online professional media for development of public services.

Petar Tashev has published a number of articles about the facility management sector in Bulgaria and Europe. 
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Atanas Georgiev, PhD
Partner / Publisher in "Public Services" OOD
Chief Editor of Publics.bg & "Utilities" Magazine
bg.linkedin.com/in/atanasgeorgiev
twitter.com/ageorgiev
ageorgiev@publics.bg

Atanas Georgiev is Associate Professor teaching Regulation and Utilities Management at the Faculty of Economics and Business Adimistration of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" where he also defended his Thesis "Instituional Independence of the National Energy Regulatory Authority in Bulgaria". He has graduated a Bachelor's degree in “Economics” and Master's degrees in “Economics and Management in Energy, Infrastructure, and Utilities” and in “Finance and Banking” at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (FEBA) of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. He has worked as a part-time, and since 2007 as a full-time assistant professor and later associate professor in FEBA, Sofia University, as well as the Director of the Master's Programme “Economics and Management in Energy, Infrastructure, and Utilities”. In the period 2005-2009 Atanas Georgiev worked at Uconomics Ltd. first as a consultant in energy sector restructuring and later – as the managing editor of the Bulgarian “Utilities” Magazine and as a programme manager for a number of trainings and conferences in the fields of energy, infrastructure and utilities. He has published a number of articles about the energy sector and other public services. Since January 2010 Atanas Georgiev has become managing editor of publics.bg – the Bulgarian online professional media for development of public services. Member of the International Association for Energy Economics and of the Scientific Committee at the Turin School of Local Regulation. Member of the Management Board of the National Committee of Bulgaria for the World Energy Council.
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Teodora Todorova
Deputy Chief Editor of Publics.bg & "Utilities" Magazine
ttodorova@publics.bg

Тeodora Todorova has over 15 years of experience in journalism. She started her career in 2001 as a Junior Reporter working for one of the top newspaper publishers “24 Chasa” and “168 Chasa”. By 2007 she became the Head of Business for “168 Chasa”. As part of her work she was an Investigative journalist dealing with topics related to the economy.
In 2007 she continued her career in the newspaper “Monitor” where she was the Head of “Business” department working on a broad specter of topics but mainly focusing on the energy sector. In September 2016 she joined Publics.bg and “Utilities” magazine as a Managing Editor.
Teodora Todorova has graduated a Bachelor's degree in Economics at the University at National and World Economy. She has a Master’s Degree in Economics and Management in Energy, Infrastructure, and Utilities from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.
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Lyudmila Zlateva
Managing Editor of Public.bg
lzlateva@publics.bg

Lyudmila Zlateva has obtained a Bachelor's degree in French Philology and а Masters degree in Press and Media from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. From 2007 to 2009 Lyudmila worked for Uconomics Ltd. as a  specialized editor in the energy and sustainable development sectors of the “Utilities” and “Facilities” magazines. As of 2010 she is part of the Public Services Ltd. team and is currently managing editor of the online journal Publics.bg and the print editions of the company.
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Maria Krasteva
Marketing & PR Consultant
mkrasteva@publics.bg

Maria Krasteva has graduated from the Russian high school “A. Pushkin”. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations and a Master's Degree in "Economics and Management in Energy, Infrastructure and Utilities" from Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”. Her interests are in the fields of PR, Advertisement, Event Management, and Mass Communications. She participated in an international exchange program in Serbia, where she organized and conducted trainings in the field of Sustainable development. Since 2011 she has joined the team of Publics.bg.
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Gergana Marinova
Marketing & Advertising Consultant
gmarinova@publics.bg

Gergana Marinova has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Master’s degrees in “Business Administration” and “Marketing” from the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) in Sofia, Bulgaria. Since 2014 she has been a PhD student in “Marketing” at the “Marketing and Strategic Planning” department of UNWE. Gergana has been part of the Public Services OOD team since 2012, working as Marketing & Advertising Consultant.
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Alexandra Koleva
Marketing & Advertising Consultant
akoleva@publics.bg

Alexandra Koleva has graduated from the National Academy of Arts with a Master's degree in “Photography”. Since 2013 she has worked as an organizer of advertising in one of the Bulgarian national television channels. As of 2015 she is part of the team of "Public Services" Ltd. as Marketing and Advertising Consultant.

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Publics.bg Alumni Club

The Publics.bg team includes our former colleagues, who currently work in other companies. They are members of the Publics.bg Alumni Club.



Yasen Dimitrov
Client Relations consultant and Editor of Publics.bg (2010-2011)

Yasen Dimitrov is a student in the Economics bachelor's program at the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” with expected graduation in 2012. From 2007 to 2010 Yasen is part of the Uconomics Ltd. team, where he was reporter and editor in the Facilities Magazine - the first Bulgarian magazine dedicated to facility management. Afterwards he was the managing editor of the magazine. In Uconomics he also actively took part in the organization of a number of facility management related conferences. From October 2010 to November 2011 Yasen worked at Public Services Ltd. where he was responsible for communication with clients, and was content editor in the online media Publics.bg.

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Evgeni Krussev
Editor of Public.bg
(2012)

Evgeni Krussev graduated from the Sofia High School of Construction, Architecture and Geodesy and “Public Communications and Information Sciences” at the University of National and World Economy. His interests are in the fields of construction, architecture, transport, logistics, etc. He attended an internship at program “Sofia” of the Bulgarian National Radio, and also has his articles published in leading printed media. He has been active in the development of the online forum www.gtsofia.info as its administrator since the opening in the beginning of 2005. From January to September 2012 Evgeni was editor of publics.bg.

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Lyudmil Milanov
Consultant
lmilanov@publics.bg

Lyudmil Milanov holds a BS degree in "Economics" and a MS degree in "Economics and Management in Energy, Infrastructure and Utilities" where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. Before joining the team of Public Services Ltd, he was working in the non-profit sector and was an Assistant Professor at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. He is interested in oil, gas and renewables.

 

 

 

 

 

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