Atanas Temelkov, Chairperson of the State e-Government Agency (S.E.G.A)

Atanas Temelkov was born on July 14, 1956 in the town of Gotse Delchev.

He is a graduate of the Higher Military School in Shumen, profile “Artillery instrumental reconnaissance” -“Geodesy, cartography and photogrammetry Engineer” and the Military academy “Georgi Sava Rakovski”, specialty Management automation.

From 1978 to 1984 he held management positions in the Bulgarian Army. From 1986 he was appointed as Senior Assistant Head of the Automation Management Department at General Directorate “Armament and Equipment”, the Ministry of Defense. From 1992 to 1998 he was Head of the TIL Automation Department of the Bulgarian Army.

Since 1998 he has occupied Head of “Information Systems” Department position and from 2000 to 2011 he was appointed Deputy Head of the General Directorate “Communication and Information Systems” in the General Staff of the Bulgarian Army and Deputy Director in the Ministry of Defense.

From 2011 to 2016 he is Deputy Executive Director of the Executive Agency “Electronic Communications Networks and Information Systems” (EA ECNIS) to the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications.

Since December 2016 he is a Chief Secretary of the State e-Government Agency.

Atanas Temelkov managed teams for elaboration of number of conceptual and strategic documents on e-Government, planning and implementation of projects of automation of management processes, communication and information systems, in the area of national security.

He took part in international working groups and exercises of NATO and the EU. He was also a Member of the Board of Directors on information and communication systems of NATO.

By Ordinance of the Council of Ministers dated December 28th, 2017 he was appointed Chairperson of the State e-Government Agency from January 15th, 2018.