Nikolay Valchev

Nikolay Valchev

Nikolay Valchev is the MSP focal point for the Black Sea. He has a PhD in Oceanography, MSc in Ecology and environmental protection and 17 years of professional experience at the Institute of Oceanology – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in the field of land-sea interactions (study and monitoring of coastal processes), coastal vulnerability and risk assessment, disaster risk reduction planning, developing the scientific bases for implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive 2008/56/EC, renewable energy resources (wave energy potential), operational oceanography and early warning systems. He has experience as team leader and participant in national and international research projects and a record of more than 70 scientific publications.

Team: 
Black Sea
Position: 
Black Sea MSP focal point