Dr. Mirtchev is president of Krull Corp., USA, a macroeconomic consultancy with a focus on new economic trends and emerging policy challenges. He serves and has served as chairman and director of multi-billion dollar international industrial enterprises, chairman of a joint venture with a high-end risk-mitigation services NASDAQ-listed corporation, independent director of an SWF, director with a top-rated Washington, D.C. law firm. Mirtchev has participated in laying the foundation for market democracy, accession to World Trade Organization, NATO and the EU of several transitional economies.
Mirtchev is a Fellow as well as American Founding Council Member of the Kissinger Institute on China and U.S., and Member of the Wilson National Cabinet at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He is also Executive Chairman of the Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security Studies (RUSI) International, and Vice-president of RUSI, UK, est. 1831. Mirtchev is an Affiliate Professor and Distinguished Senior Fellow at the School of Policy, Government and International Affairs at George Mason University. He also serves as a Board Director, Member of the Executive Committee and Executive Editor of the Atlantic Council Strategy Papers at the Atlantic Council of the United States.
Mirtchev obtained an LL.M. degree in International and Comparative Law at the National Law Center of the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from St. Kliment Ohridski University and studied economics and finance at the London School of Economics and Harvard Business School. He has received an Honorary Doctorate from the Ukrainian Academy of Foreign Trade and an Honorary Doctorate of Political Science from the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Dr. Mirtchev is the author of a number of monographs and policy articles, has served as editor and publisher of academic and professional journals, and has appeared as analyst on major international media.
He enjoys ancient philosophy, opera, painting, and is a Tanagra figurines collector.