Mrs Lilyana Pavlova is currently Vice-President of the European Investment Bank responsible for Cohesion policy; Advisory, Joint Assistance to Support Projects in European Regions (JASPERS) and European Investment Advisory Hub (EIAH); IT and data governance; Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas (JESSICA); Relations with the Vienna Initiative; Strategy for the Danube region. She is also responsible for the activities of the Bank in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia and the Western Balkans. Before that Mrs Pavlova has been a Member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria. In the period May 2017 – December 2018 Mrs Pavlova was Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2018. Lilyana Pavlova was Minister of Regional Development and Public Works for two mandates (2014 – January 2017 and 2011 – 2013) and a Deputy Minister in the same Ministry (2009 – 2011).