Ivailo Kalfin is Executive Director of Eurofound since June 2021. He has a long experience related to the EU integration. Prior to assuming his current position, he served as Minister for Labour and Social Policy (2014-2016) and Minister of Foreign Affairs (2005-2009), both times being also Deputy Prime Minister of Bulgaria. Ivailo was elected 4 times Member of Parliament and once Member of the European Parliament (2009-2014). He was also Director of the Economy and International Relations Institute and earlier on – Economic Policy Secretary to the President of Bulgaria. Ivailo’s main expertise is in the area of employment and social policy, public budgets, including the budget of the EU and EU relations with the neighbouring countries.