Master's degree, International Political Economy (Russia and Eastern Europe), King’s College London
Bachelor’s degree, European Studies, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski
Svetoslav Malinov works as an analyst for the Economic Program of the Center for the Study of
Democracy (CSD). He is involved in projects related to media and state capture, malign foreign
influence and disinformation among other topics. Prior to joining CSD, he worked as a
Political Assistant at the British Embassy Sofia.
Svetoslav has also interned at the European Parliament and Transparency International Bulgaria.
He was part of the OSCE Media Monitoring Team for the July government elections held in Bulgaria
in 2021. His MA Dissertation Thesis was a Critical Analysis of the Neo-Gramscian Perspectives on the