Prof. Eng. Dimitar Dimitrov, Ph.D. Rector of University of agribusiness and rural development – Plovdiv, Bulgaria.The author of the project of establishment of the university and its founder. Main scientific research activities in the field of higher education management, project management, agribusiness management. Experience in higher education as a manager, a lecturer and a researcher, and pubic administration as a vice-minister at the Ministry of agriculture and food of the Republic of Bulgaria. Founder and member of nongovernmental organizations working in the field of scientific research and transfer of innovation, protection of intellectual property, networking in agrifood sector and others. Specializations in USA and Europe, lectures in Poland, Greece, Turkey, etc. Holder of awards for contribution to science, education and culture. Doctor honoris causa. Writer, poet, bestowed the Prize for poetry named after Alexander Pushkin in January, 2017 in Moscow. President of the Ethics Commission at the Rector’s Council of the Republic of Bulgaria.