Dr. Todor Tagarev

  Senior Research Associate, Institute for Security and International Studies since 1995.
  Director Programs, Centre for National Security and Defence Research – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, http://cnsdr.bas.bg
  Managing Editor, Information & Security: An International Journal, http://infosec.procon.bg/

  M.Sc. in electrical engineering (1982), Air Force Academy, Bulgaria
  Ph.D. (1989), N.E. Zhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy, Moscow
  Airpower studies (1994), U.S. Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

  Bulgarian Academy of Sciences: Senior Researcher, current; 2002 –2005, 1995-1998
  “G.S. Rakovski” Defence and Staff College: Chair, Defence Management Department; 2005 – 2008
  Ministry of Defence: Director, Armaments Policy (May – Sep 2001); Director, Defence Planning (1998 – Apr 2001)
  Air Force: field assignments (1982-1986), Assistant Professor - Air Force Academy (1989-1992), Joint assignment (1992-1994)

Main field of specialization:
  Defence policy and planning, security sector reform (primarily from organizational management perspective, with focus on planning, resource management, and process improvement)

Other fields:
  Security and defence R&T management
  Security and defence economics, defence industrial base
  Critical Infrastructure Protection

Current research interest:
  Scenario-based, capability-oriented planning for the defence and the security sector (planning under uncertainty, complexity)
  Defence transformation in partner countries (with experience in Bulgaria, the Western Balkans, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia,  Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan)