Judge Boris Velchev

President of the Constitutional Court of Bulgaria

Biography

Date and place of birth: April 26, 1962, Sofia.

Education: Faculty of Law, St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, summa cum laude.

Full professor on criminal and international criminal law. Doctor of Legal Sciences.

Member of the Legislation Drafting Council at the National Assembly.

Member and Chairman of the Legal Advisory Board to the President of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Elected as Prosecutor General of the Republic of Bulgaria (2006).

Member of the Supreme Judicial Council and the Managing Board to the National Institute of Justice.

Appointed Constitutional Court Justice by the President of the Republic (2012). Elected as President of the Constitutional Court (2015). Re-elected as President of the Constitutional Court (2018).