Leaders, Lecturers & Tour Managers

Prof. Ivan Vasilev

Founder, Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Balkan Heritage Foundation. Adjunct Professor and PhD Candidate in Medieval Archaeology, New Bulgarian University. Ivan first joined ASA as lecturer for our Bulgaria tours in 2023. Ivan is also Chair of the Bilateral (Bulgarian-US) Commission for Preservation of Cultural Heritage of Bulgaria. His research interests include Cultural Heritage Management; Medieval Balkan Archaeology & History; Architecture and Arts of Eastern Christianity.