Dr. David Sukalinski

Dr. David Sukalinski

Deputy Minister

Dr. David Lyubenov Sukalinsky holds a Master’s degree in Law from South-West University Neofit Rilski and a Master’s degree in Finance from University of Veliko Turnovo St Cyril and St. Methodius and in history from New Bulgarian University.

He defended his dissertation for a doctoral degree in criminal procedure at South-West University Neofit Rilski. Lecturer in ‘Criminal Procedural Law’ and ‘Tax Offenses and Penalties’ at the same university between 2010–2023.

In the period 2015–2021 he was Deputy Chairman of the Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria.

From 2016 to 2021 Sukalinski is a member of the European Affairs Council and head of the Working Group on Intellectual and Industrial Property Protection.

He was Administrative Director of the National Company Industrial Zones EAD.

From 2008 to 2015 he was a lawyer at the Bar Association – Blagoevgrad, and from July 2023 until now he has been a judge at the Razlog District Court.