Lyubov was born to a Bulgarian father and a Russian mother, grew up in Nigeria, has a Master’s degree in Indology, and has translated over 60 plays. Before the British Council she worked for 9 years at the Theatre Academy. Experienced in communications, she has led the international expansion of FameLab and co-founded the Sofia Science Festival. She has 3 children, loves the beach, parties and cooking, has over 200 fridge magnets and passionately believes that human efforts make sense.
Lina grew up in Israel and went on to study "Film and Media" Studies in Hunter College of the City University of New York where she lived for 6 years.
She has experience in marketing, administration and operations management. In her free time, Lina enjoys photography and being outdoors − hiking, playing tennis, travelling, biking and staying active. She believes that, ultimately, life is what you make of it.
Gradi went to maths school and has an MA in Macroeconomics but marketing and communications are his passions. He is a Chartered Marketer and has a Professional Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Gradi anchored and reported for Bulgarian National TV for 5 years and then worked in PR before joining British Council in 2010. He co-founded our Sofia Science Festival. Although he was born in Burgas Gradi isn’t a huge fan of the beach, but instead likes smart gadgets and vampire movies.