Read more about each individual team member, their role in the company as well as their previous working experience.
Derek has 40 years of experience founding companies and assisting startups with finding investment opportunities and developing long-term growth strategies.
He is currently Head of Investor Relations at European Moving Technologies and his expertise helps us in all aspects of company funding for growth and development. He is responsible for creating a robust investor relations strategy, framework, and tactics, as well as for providing a compelling investor relations roadmap.
Apart from his solid business experience, Derek has a successful career as a published writer, as well as his own weekly radio show.
Advisor and Investor
Peter has over 30 years’ experience in the transport and shipping industries including transportation throughout Europe and to the Middle East and was a partner in a furniture business importing containers from China for several years.
He also gained 5 years’ experience in computer networking and software installations, being mainly involved in the health care and hospitality sectors throughout the UK for a large software company.
Peter set up a removals and storage business in 2007 and still runs the company today.
He is a stakeholder in European Moving Technologies and acts as an advisor with regards to removals, storage, vehicle selection and routing on the App a Van and One Platform projects.
Anelia is a former Managing Director of LEM Bulgaria, IDT Bulgaria, and AMIS Bulgaria, and has spent 20 years of her career in management positions at Microelectronics companies in Belgium.
From 2004 onwards she cofounded and managed companies for Development of Integrated circuits in Bulgaria. She is an invited speaker at conferences focused on Industry 4.0, Horizon 2020, and has been nominated Quality Manager of the year in Belgium.
From 2018 onwards she became a Business Development Consultant, supporting digital initiatives and start-ups in the Varna area.
Dirk has since the 1990’s been involved in sales and logistics management in green field operations in Bulgaria and Turkey.
He has as an interim general manager helped several different businesses to restructure in Poland and Bulgaria. During the two last decades, Dirk has held several executive director positions at different international companies in Bulgaria and Romania where he has led logistics operations, transport companies, warehousing and quarry activities, with a total of 400 employees.
He holds a Master’s degree from Ghent University, Belgium and specialized at University of Sofia, Bulgaria. Dirk is fluent in English, Dutch, Bulgarian, French and German.
Key Personnel and Management
Management,key personel and directors
Daniel is the Founder and CEO of European Moving Technologies. He started the business with just one van driven by himself, which rapidly grew into a small fleet of vans with drivers. Daniel soon realised a much larger opportunity existed online if only a service existed that could properly broker between customers and transporters. He relaunched the business as European Moving Group in 2016 with a new large-scale platform which gained traction within the first year.
Daniel has since been at the forefront of running the technology and as built up the business to being Europe’s leading cross-border fixed price Man & Van exchange, now moving thousands of customers from more than 30 countries on a daily basis.
Samantha has been a key team member since the start of European Moving and manages and oversees the development and implementation of the business strategy. She works closely together with our CEO to influence the creation and communication of company strategy, business priorities and targets and takes decisions on matters relating to the day to day operation.
Her extensive management experience in sales and marketing allows her to not only support every team within the company, but also to develop and implement our latest ventures with App A Van and One Platform.
Office Manager Bulgaria
Veselina has over 15 years of experience in sales and customer success management. With her advanced sales skills and never-ending enthusiasm, she has worked for companies from various industries such as the hotel industry, business process outsourcing (BPO) and others.
Veselina has been with European Moving Technologies since the opening of the Bulgarian office helping us lay the foundation of our business and team there. Since then, she has been managing the sales team and all sales activities by planning and executing effective sales strategies that expand our customer base and drive constant business growth.
Head of App A Van Operations Germany
Iva has a diverse professional background and holds several Master’s degrees – in Military Strategy, Arts and Technology. Before joining the European Moving Technology team as Head of Transport Operations, she has spent several years working as a Fleet Manager for the global logistics service provider H.Essers, where she gained solid transport and sales experience.
Iva is currently Head of App A Van for the German market. She manages our German sales team and all sales and transport activities. Her role in advising and mentoring the team is vital to growing App A Van and strengthening our local market position.
George is an experienced chief accountant and finance manager. At European Moving, he oversees our global financial operations. He employs his excellent knowledge of Bulgarian and British accounting principles to provide us with financial advice and support to help us make key decisions.
He started his career as an accountant and progressed to financial director positions within the IT and digital sector. George is a chartered certified accountant with a Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Economics in Varna.
Head of European and UK Transport
Maggie is responsible for managing the execution, direction and coordination of all transportation and logistics within the company. She formulates a transportation program that takes into consideration our priorities, goals and budgetary constrains and ensures the plan is followed to efficient service can be provided to customers.
She oversees the daily logistics relating to all transport matters and solves any issues regarding deliveries, drivers and customers. Maggie also ensures that our drivers and customers adhere to our health and safety procedures.
UK Call Centre Manager
Dayne is responsible for the daily running and management of our call centre in Folkestone. He oversees all sales and sets customer service targets, carries out needs assessments and performance reviews, recruitment, and training. Before joining European Moving Technologies Dayne worked in management within the insurance and logistics sectors.
Call Centre Manager
Spencer joined European Moving Technologies in July 2019. As a Call Centre Manager he is responsible for the day to day running of our call centre in Folkestone as well as liaising with our operations in Europe, focusing on continuous business improvement, customer satisfaction and revenue growth.
Spencer adds value and vast experience to this role after successful careers with major blue chip cooperations such as BT and P&O.
Development, marketing, design and content
Senior Technical Project Manager
Stefan is responsible for providing technical project planning, management and oversees key initiatives and implementation of projects. He manages all phases of service delivery including analysis and design, configuration and build, testing and training and deployment of solutions.Stefan leads the technical development of App A Van as well as constantly improving European Moving’s fixed price platform. He is a blockchain enthusiast and an experienced full-stack developer with a degree in computer science from Varna university.
PMO Lead/Program Manager
Borislav is an highly experienced senior developer. At European Moving he manages all our web projects and develops programs which support our strategic direction and long term goals.
He has a Bachelor’s Degree in informatics technology and a Master’s degree in corporate finance.
Prior to joining European Moving Technologies Borislav spent more than 10 years working as a front-end developer, UX and UI designer and Project Manager.
Senior Graphic/Web Designer
Rosen Markov is the Senior Designer at European Moving technologies. His role in the company is to establish a strong corporate and branding identity which includes creating visual assets used in web and print such as post images, videos, ads, covers, icons, pictograms and writing code for all European Moving Technology properties.
Previous work includes working with high end clients such as MTV, Elmark Industries, the Varna, Kavarna, Kazalak municipalities and various other start-ups, on projects for regional development and as a lecturer on courses for Digital Retouching, Photography and Design. His full portfolio includes conceptual and commercial projects from his experience with businesses in the fields of Fashion, Household Services, Restaurant industries, Start Ups and Visual Arts.
Included in the sixth edition of "Manu propia", a series showcasing established and upcoming artists. One of only eleven included professional photographers invited to cover the fifteenth annual even "The Valley of Roses". Passionate about entrepreneurship and working on new and exciting projects involving detailed work where he can fully apply his skills.
Senior Web Developer
Nikita is a young and ambitious software engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Software Development and Engineering. He joined European Moving Technologies as a Solution Architect and has quickly proven his profound technical abilities and extensive knowledge of NodeJS, Angular7, ReactJS, VueJS, MongoDB, ExpressJS.
Nikita is currently a Lead Web Developer and is responsible for our self-learning pricing algorithms, all API integrations, CRM developments and improvements. He’s in charge of our most important projects and leads the training of new and junior developers.
Denis is an experienced full-stack developer with a bachelor's degree in computer science, who is working as an API integrations specialist.
Since joining the team he has successfully developed an interconnected back-end logic and implemented it in a scalable, reusable and maintainable manner. Denis employs his deep knowledge of libraries and frameworks such as NodeJS, ReactJS, VueJS, Angular7, Flask, NextJS, Gatsby to make sure our web development is as efficient as possible.
Data Analyst & PPC Manager
Ivan has over 10 years of experience in Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and project management. Prior to joining our team, he has worked with online marketing agencies and managed web and marketing projects for their key clients and partners.
At European Moving Technologies, Ivan oversees data analysis and turns data into information which helps us improve return on investment (ROI), identify trends and shape up our business strategy. He still follows his passion for оnline marketing as a PPC manager responsible for our multi-lingual Google and Bing campaigns, budgets, tracking and optimisation.
Ivanka is a marketer with extensive experience in brand development, content strategy, advertising, social media and partnerships relations.
Prior to joining European Moving Technologies, she has worked for FinTech and financial services companies, helping them with innovative marketing and branding campaigns that increase revenues, drive brand awareness and create a consistent and meaningful customer experience.
At European Moving Technologies she oversees planning, development, and execution of marketing, advertising and PR activities. She’s applying her knowledge in inbound and email marketing to add value at every customer touchpoint and build a strong brand identity.
Marc is responsible for the multilingual content on all our platforms within our SEO strategy. He manages all SEO activities such as content strategy, link building, keyword strategy to increase our rankings on all major search networks.
Prior to joining European Moving Technologies, Marc worked as a Communication Director for an electronic component company. He holds a Master of Science from Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris.
Content/Social Media Management
Sofia is an experienced copywriter, translator and social media engagement specialist. Prior to joining us, she has worked for media and PR agencies with multiple global brands such as Visit Sweden, Plaza Magazine, Honda and Coca-Cola European Partners, helping them with localisation, brand reputation and media presence.
At European Moving Technologies, she is responsible for internationalisation of our website content and also manages our social media presence. She oversees our content publishing needs and creates original copy for our website and social media channels.
The advisors give us their professional imput in their respective areas
Chief Financial Advisor
Richard specialises in Corporate Finance looking after growing businesses that are in need of strategic advice. He has helped a number of businesses acquire further business, by advising them on structuring acquisition and financial due diligence.
He has a wealth of knowledge when assisting companies to review their current strategy, consider their short and medium term objectives and strategic planning.
Todor is a user interface design developer and a specialist software developer. He is currently focusing on the design and development of App A Van using his extensive knowledge and skills in software development, graphic design and website design.
Todor has a degree in graphic design, web design and visual communications from the National College of Polygraphy and Photography in Sofia.