Milanka Kostadinova is a Senior Legal Adviser.
 
Ms. Kostadinova joined ICSID in March 1996.
 
In addition to her work on institutional matters, Ms. Kostadinova administers a number of international investment cases. She served as Managing Editor of the ICSID Review – Foreign Investment Law Journal for six years (2003 – 2008) and as a member of the Editorial Board (1997 – 2003).
 
Prior to joining ICSID, she held government and other positions in Bulgaria in Varna Province (1989 – 1990), Bulgargeomin (1985 – 1989), and served as an administrative law judge (1979 – 1985).
 
Ms. Kostadinova holds degrees from American University Washington College of Law (LL.M.) and Sofia University Law School (LL.B.). She is admitted to practice law in Bulgaria.
 
She speaks English and Bulgarian, and has working knowledge of Russian.