Jurisdiction & Regulation
Deputy Chairman of Financial Supervision Commission of Bulgaria
He holds a Master’s degree in International Economic Relations from the University of National and World Economy, followed by a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the London Business School.
In his professional career so far he has collected extensive experience in the field of financial analysis and strategies, investments, capital markets, banking and international finance.
He worked at UniCredit Bulbank as a Correspondent Relations with Foreign Countries Manager.
Vladimir Savov interns in the Central and Eastern Europe and Global Depository Receipts Departments at The Bank of New York, London, where he gained international experience in the banking sector. From 2000 to 2009, Vladimir Savov worked as a senior analyst at Brunswick UBS, and from 2003 to 2006 he was Deputy Director and subsequently Director at Uralsib Capital Bank, where he was responsible for the analysis of banking and consumer sector. In the period 2006-2009 he was Director of the Analysis Department at the investment bank Credit Suisse, and from 2009 to 2013 he was Managing Director, Head of the Analytical Department at Otkritie Financial Corporation.
On January 24, 2014, Vladimir Savov was elected by the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria for a 6-year term as a Member of the FSC board, supporting the policy of analysis and risk assessment of financial markets, improving supervisory practices and protecting the interests of investors, insured and the socially insured persons. During this period, he consecutively performed the duties of the Deputy Chair in charge of the Investment Supervision Department and he performs the duties of the Deputy Chair in charge of the Insurance Supervision Department. During his work in the FSC, Mr. Savov focused his efforts on consistency of processes, responsibility and efficiency to achieve sustainable results over time, based on transparency and legality.
From February to July 2020 Mr. Vladimir Savov has held the position of Director of the Regulatory Policy and Strategy Department of the Independent Financial Regulator of the International Financial Center Astana, Kazakhstan. During his work there he introduced good practices and models of regulation and supervision, procedures for reviewing signals and complaints, optimised the prudential requirements for investment intermediaries.
On July 23, 2020, Vladimir Savov was elected by the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria as a Deputy Chair of the FSC, heading the Insurance Supervision Division, for a 6-year term.
He speaks English and Russian.