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Our Team

Our team is a group of skilled and experienced executive search professionals, backed up by strong research capabilities. Most of them have worked in and with the world’s leading companies and are well positioned to support our Clients.

In the past years the Aurea Consult team was pleased to service some of the top players on the Bulgarian market. Our practice has deep expertise and ensures our Clients have candidates that meet their specific needs and fit their culture.


Dobrinka Kotova
Founder & Managing Director

Dobrinka Kotova is the Founder and Managing Director of Aurea Consult. She worked for more than 18 years for leading international organizations.

Prior to establishing Aurea Consult, Dobrinka started her career in Tourism and Hospitality working as Sales and Marketing Manager for several leading international companies such as Sixt, Hilton and Kempinski Hotel chains.

She was also responsible for the market research, business networking and penetration activities of the Korean Trade-Investment Promotion Agency in Bulgaria, being in charge of the Marketing and Business Development section of the Agency.

In 2008 Dobrinka joined the human resources industry as Executive Search Consultant for Alexander Hughes Bulgaria and has successfully conducted several assignments across multiple industries in Bulgaria, both on top management and rare specialists levels. She has also participated to different projects of the Group in Eastern Europe.

She created Aurea Consult in March 2012.

Dobrinka holds a Bachelor’s degree in Japanese Philology and an MBA from the University of Nantes, France.

In addition to her native Bulgarian, she speaks English, French and Italian fluently.