The Anti-Corruption Fund team reviews every report we receive raising suspicions of corrupt activity. We also initiate our own investigations based on publicly available information. Our Legal Center provides a legal opinion and then notifies the relevant institutions.

The Anti-Corruption Fund proactively selects motivated people for its team who have the values and principles that will benefit all of society. Be one of us! Don’t put up with the endless cycles of corruption. Stop corruption now!

Miroslava Petrova

graduated from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski "and has a fifteen-year professional career in Project Management. Since 2013, she has been a volunteer activist in a series of civil organizations, aiming at consolidating civilian energy for a sustainable free society. Co-Founder and CEO of Anti-Corruption Fund.


Nikolay Staykov

graduated business admiration in a joint program at the University of National and World Economy in Sofia and the University of Lincoln, UK. He is the author and part of numerous investigations in the field of Public Procurement, Privatization and Post-Privatization issues. Co-founder and member of the Managing Board of Anti-Corruption Fund.


Jordan Karabinov

MBA, ACCA, CIA. Jordan Karabinov performs internal audits and fraud investigations in fourteen countries in Europe, the United States and Australia. A lecturer on Risk Management and Fraud Prevention, who trained more than four hundred participants from the corporate and public sector. Since 2013, Mr. Karabinov is Chairman of the Management Board of the Institute of Internal Auditors in Bulgaria. Co-founder and member of the Managing Board of Anti-Corruption Fund.


Daniela Peneva

received her LLM from Sofia University in 2014. After becoming a qualified jurist, she began practicing in the area of insurance law. She has two years’ experience as a lawyer working on many civil and administrative cases. She has prepared numerous submissions to courts and provided legal defence to her organization with respect to external control procedures carried out by regulatory bodies. .

Denitsa Rukanova

received an LLM and a master’s degree in International Relations from Sofia University in 2010 and 2007, respectively. She has eight years’ legal experience, working as a legal consultant for Deloitte Bulgaria and Telerik. Her professional interests are in the areas of public procurement, civil law, commercial law, land law, labor law, and human rights. She has also worked in the fields of criminal law, criminal investigation, and European customs legislation for two years. She has been awarded the “Bulgarian human rights lawyers” scholarship twice, giving her the opportunity to gain experience in research and analysis of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights. She was born in Stara Zagora and graduated from Romain Rolland High School of Foreign Languages. She speaks English and German. Denitsa is married, with three children..


is a University of Warwick LLM graduate specializing in International Development Law and Human Rights. His master’s thesis focuses on the concepts of direct and representative democracy and sheds light on some alternative models of mixed democracy. His two bachelor’s degrees are from the University of Exeter in the fields of ancient history and British law (LLB). During his university studies, he worked in the sphere of private international law, as Contract Negotiator for Triacle Clinical Services Ltd, an organization whose main scope of work is concluding contracts for medical trials with medical institutions and research centres around the globe. He was President of the Bulgarian Society at the University of Exeter in the period 2012-2013. He has worked alongside Access to Information Programme, Equal Opportunities Initiative Association, and “Terziyski, Borodjiev, Kashumov, and Mihailova” law firm on numerous cases and projects related to the protection of public interests and fundamental human rights. In 2017, he passed the Bulgarian jurist exam and became a qualified jurist. His interests are in philosophy, culture, and linguistics. He is also an avid climber and skier.