Mission and Objectives

The Center for Regulatory Impact Assessment is a Bulgarian independent non-governmental expert organization which was founded in 2011 for pursuing activity in public benefit.
The mission of the Center is to encourage the adoption of the rules of good governance, better regulation and smart regulation in Bulgaria and to popularize the principle “Less is more” in the sphere of legislation.
The main objectives of the Center are related to enhancing the adoption of the good European practices and standards for regulatory impact assessment as a compulsory mechanism in the drafting, discussion, implementation and enforcement of the normative acts in Bulgaria.
The organization has a three-layer body structure including a collective supreme body – the Board of Trustees, a one-man managing body – the Director and an expert body – the Consultative Board.
The Consultative Board is a permanent expert body of the Center that includes prominent Bulgarian and international experts in the areas of law, economics and sociology, specialists with knowledge and experience in analyzing and exploring legislation who support its activity with their expertise and experience, popularize its mission and objectives, work for its good reputation in society and for building contacts of the center with donors, sponsors, the state administration, businesses and other organizations from the country and abroad.



Tony Dimov – Chairman, lawyer, Attorney-at-Law, expert in the sphere regulatory impact assessment in international law on the International law level and inBulgaria, specialist in NGO law

Kostadin Stoilov – economist, expert in sphere of business consultancy and implementation of business projects inBulgaria,Serbia,Macedonia, theCzechRepublic andFrance.

Bogomil Nikolov – economist, CEO of the Bulgarian National Association “Active consumers”, expert in the area of protection of consumer rights


Prof. Ganeta Minkova, Ph.D – Chairman, expert in Financial and Tax Law, lecturer in the Faculty of Geology and Geography and the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of the Sofia University “St. Climent Ohridski”.

Prof. Stefka Naumova, Ph.D – expert in Legal Sociology, General Legal Theory, Sociology of Law, Environmental Law And Constitutional Law.

Prof. Svetlana Suykova, Ph.D – expert in Sociology specialized in the sphere of the Theory, Methodology and Methods of Empiric Sociological Research.