Former senior expert at the Centre for Security and Defence Management of the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, with over 20 years of experience in the security services, the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Bulgaria.
Executive and management experience in the field of security policy, counterintelligence, counterterrorism, countering organized crime, corruption, and illegal transfers of arms and dual use technologies. Valuable experience also in the implementation of a comprehensive approach to crisis management, illegal migration, and organisational security in its physical, informational, documentary and personal dimensions. Involved in developing the legislative basis, the structure and the functional responsibilities of a modern security service, accountable to democratic institutions.
Mr Alipiev has participated in a number of joint activities with the special services of NATO, the United States, Israel, and other countries, as well as in securing the safety of Bulgarian forces deployed on peace operations. He participated in education and training of military personnel from Syria, Yemen, Vietnam, Nicaragua and Mozambique.
After twenty years of active involvement in the national special services, he continued to engage and in other areas of the national security as head of the inspectorate and Executive Chairman of the State Agency "State Reserves and War-time Stocks" with responsibilities for the management and control of state reserves, crisis and wartime reserves of the country; expert in the State Fund "Agriculture" responsible for the management of EU funds and preventing fraud; Chief security manager for the holding of defence companies Terem SHC.
MA in Military Science, Air Force Academy, Dolna Mitropolia, Bulgaria, 1978-1982.
Master of Arts in Defence Management, “G.S. Rakovski” Defence and Staff College, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Security Management training, Academy of the Ministry of Interior, Sofia.
Senior executive course of the Ministry of Interior, Academy of the Ministry of Interior, Sofia.
Specialized course in psychology, “G.S. Rakovski” Defence and Staff College
Executive course on security, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany.
Intensive English language course, Canadian Forces Base Borden.
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