Antoaneta Angelova-Krasteva

Antoaneta Angelova-Krasteva
Director for Innovation
International Cooperation and Sport at DG EAC

Antoaneta Angelova-Krasteva has been Director for Innovation, International Cooperation and Sport at DG EAC since 2016. Her main activities relate to the areas of education, including digital education, academic and business cooperation, research and innovation, sport. Her Directorate is also responsible for managing the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) and the European Institute for Innovation and Technology, which are key programmes of Horizon 2020, as well as for developing and monitoring the implementation of the EU Digital Education Action Plan.

Antoaneta joined the European Commission in 2008. She has occupied various positions across the Commission and dealt with external relations and enlargement, internal security and police cooperation, cyber security, stakeholder relations and international affairs. Prior to entering the Commission, Antoaneta worked as a Bulgarian diplomat in Brussels. She is a graduate in political science of Sofia University, with training and qualifications in European studies from Germany (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung) and the UK (Sussex University).


15. Sep 2020

15:10 — 16:00


WEBDISKUSSION | EU-Panel: "Digital Skills for a Digital Europe: Mind the gap?"

  • Antoaneta Angelova-Krasteva, Director for Innovation, International Cooperation and Sport at DG EAC
  • Niklas Nienaß, Member of the European Parliament , Greens/EFA group
  • Izabela Milewska, Digital Skills Global Leader, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Luka Živić, Counsellor for Education, Youth and Sport, Permanent Representation of Slovenia to the European Union
  • Benjamin Ledwon, Leitung Brüsseler Büro, Bitkom