Antoaneta Angelova-Krasteva has been Director for Innovation, International Cooperation and Sport at DG EAC since 2016. Her main activities relate to the areas of education, academic and business cooperation, research and innovation, sport. Her Directorate is particularly responsible for managing the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) and the European Institute for Innovation and Technology, which are key programmes of Horizon 2020.
Antoaneta joined the European Commission in 2008. She has occupied various positions across the European Commission and dealt with external relations and enlargement, internal security and police cooperation, cyber security, stakeholder relations and international affairs. Prior to entering the European Commission, Antoaneta worked as a Bulgarian diplomat in Brussels. She is a graduate in political science of Sofia University, with training and qualifications in European studies from Germany (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung) and the UK (Sussex University).