BA Nottingham University; Ac. Dip., MA London University. Modern Foreign Languages and Educational Philosophy
Teaching EFL for the British Council in Bulgaria
Nominated "specialist adviser" to the "Problemna Grupa za Obrazovanie", observing the integration of new curriculum materials into schools.
Award of Doctor Honoris Causa Ruse University and Shumen University (November 1999)
Set up the "Ouvaliev Foundation" in Bulgaria "for the promotion of culture in the name of the Ouvaliev family"
Visiting Professor in the Department of English and American Studies, Sofia University
Made donation of books from Petar Ouvaliev collection to Sofia University library.
Coordination, with Mila Rouve, of a celebration of Petar"s 90th anniversary at the Red House in Sofia
Publication (in English and in Bulgarian) of Biography of Petar Ouvaliev
Made donation of several of Petar"s broadcasts to BNR. Published review of production of "Rheingold" at Sofia Opera. Also working with Ivo Stankov on preparation for First Festival of Bulgarian Culture.
Award of MFA honour "Zlatna Lavrova Klonka" for my contribution to promoting links between British and Bulgarian culture"
Presentation at the Bulgarian Cultural Institute of a memorial evening for Petar Ouvaliev.
Award by Bulgarian Ministry of Culture for promotion of Bulgarian culture.
Preparation, in UK and Bulgaria, of forthcoming 100th anniversary.
Attendance at, and contribution to, the many events throughout the year.