Board member

Atanas Simeonov

S Group Bulgaria

Role: CEO

Industry: Professional Services

Atanas Simeonov is the CEO and owner of S Group Bulgaria which invests in leading companies on the Bulgarian market that operate across sectors (e.g., security, technology, engineering and real estate, etc.).

VIP Security is one of the portfolio companies at S Group Bulgaria. Founded in 1999, the company employs 5,000 people and is widely considered to be the leading security services provider on the Bulgarian market. In 2007, the company acquired 100% of the subsidiary of UniCredit Bulbank (Optima Financial Services) and later acquired 3S SOT AD.

In 2016 Atanas Simeonov has founded Amatas Jsc as the first cybersecurity company in Bulgaria supplying comprehensive solutions using the unique for the industry “As a service” management model.

Atanas is also the President of the Family Business Association (FBA) in Bulgaria which helps develop and strengthen family businesses on the local market.

Atanas holds an MSc degree in Law from the University of National and World Economy, Sofia. He has completed “Blockchain Strategy Programme” in Saïd Business School, Oxford University and holds a certificate in “Cybersecurity and Risk Management” from Harvard University. He is a founding Board Member of Endeavor Bulgaria and currently serves as Co-chairman of the Board.