Zdravka Shtrakova has a Master’s degree in Finance and Accounting. She is a certified public accountant and registered auditor, recorded in the register of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPA) in 1998. She has profound knowledge of finance, accounting, taxation, law and corporate management. She has a long-term experience as chief accountant of companies operating in construction and telecommunications. In her over 38-years career she has gained vast experience in resolving complex business cases, restructurings, mergers and acquisitions of companies of different sizes and from various industries. Zdarvka Shtrakova was born in the village of Dren, Radomir Municipality. She has interests in mathematics, history and economic theories. She loves listening to all kinds of music.