Emilia Palibachiyska has a Master degree in Finance at the University of National and World Economy. She has many specializations in the area of finance and corporate management: Advanced Management Program (IESE Business School); Accounting and analysis (University of Toronto); Investments and privatization techniques (EBRD); Finance and management of financial institutions (Bank of Tokyo).
Her professional experience before 2002 includes management positions in UBB, Banking Consolidation Company, Ernst & Young AFA.
From 2002 to 2007 Emilia Palibachiyska is Executive Director and Member of the Management Board of HVB Bank Biochim, responsible for Controlling, Accounting, Operations, Organization and Project Management, Legal Services, Internal Audit, Banking and Economy Analyses.
Since 2007 Emilia Palibachiyska is Chief financial officer and Member of the Management board of UniCredit Bulbank, with fields of responsibility: Planning and Controlling, Accounting and Regulatory Reporting, Asset-Liability Management, Economic Research.