Nikolay Garnev is a Country Managing Partner with the Assurance and Advisory Business Services of Ernst&Young (EY) in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo. He is leading the audit services of the four countries mentioned above. Furthermore, Nikolay Garnev is a Risk Management Leader for Central and Eastern Europe. He has more than 19 years of experience in providing audit and other advisory services to both Bulgarian and multinational clients. He has graduated from the University of National and World Economy (UNWE). Since 2002, Nikolay is a Chartered Certified Accountant, qualified under the International Stream of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the United Kingdom (ACCA) and, in 2007, he also became an honorary member of the ACCA.
As a leader of a professional services company where human capital is the main resource, Nikolay Garnev is directly involved in all ideas, programs and development opportunities for EY employees. What Nikolay shares is: “We realize that the most important investment we make is in our employees’ development. Our investment in training programs is approximately 11, 000 hours over the past year.”