Ms. Maria Shishkova is the Managing Partner of AIMS Human Capital Bulgaria and Dale Carnegie Training Bulgaria. She is a Dale Carnegie Certified Local Training Director and has been trained in specialised coaching courses at the Corporate Coach University of Dallas, USA and in a programme of Applied Economics at the University of Delaware, USA.
She holds a MA in English and American studies from the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. Ms. Shishkova is a certified consultant in the Thomas International Management Systems and SHL. Ms. Shishkova has 18-year experience in the area of general management, human resources, management consulting, assessment and development centers, leadership training and coaching, compensation and benefits surveys and executive search and selection for top managerial positions. She has headed and/or participated in projects in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece, Romania, the Netherlands and Germany. She has consulted and headed projects for over 150 multinational companies from all business industries represented in Bulgaria.
She is the Chairperson of the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum and the Chairperson of Bulgarian Association of Management Consultancy Organisations. Ms. Shishkova has been a Board Member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria from 1999 to 2005. She is also a Founding Member of Bulgarian Investment Information Network and a Founding Member of Sofia Services Group. She is a member of the Bulgarian Human Resources Management and Development Association.