Dr. Antonina Kardasheva Old

Dr. Antonina Kardasheva, Ph.D

Founder and Executive director of the Foundation for Developing Emotional Intelligence

Managing Director at Smart Strategies consulting company

National Coordinator for Bulgaria of the International Society of Emotional Intelligence (ISEI, http://www.emotionalintelligencesociety.org/boards-committees)

Lecturer at the New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria

Member of the Board at Bulgarian Association of Management Consulting Organizations (BAMCO) and commission for Training and Certification https://www.cmc-global.org/content/bulgarian-association-management-consulting-organizations-bamco


Dr. Antonina Kardasheva is a Doctor of Psychological Sciences, a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a Graduate Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Life and Executive Coach – PCD / NMC.

In her professional practice, Dr. Kardasheva works as an HR consultant on strategic management and provides various types of trainings, such as: group-dynamics trainings, soft skills, organizational behavior and management of personal emotional investments. 

As a researcher, Dr. Kardasheva standardizes, verifies and adapts for Bulgaria the methodology of Emotional Intelligence as a personal trait (TEIQue) and is one of the global researches in this field (http://www.psychometriclab.com/Home/Default/13)

Dr. Antonina Kardasheva is the author of several teaching materials and monographs, of which: “Psychology for Parents” – two editions and “About Emotional Intelligence and Individual Differences of Bulgarians”.

Dr. Kardasheva works on and publishes articles and scientific papers in the fields of business counseling, child psychology and deviant behavior, psychodiagnostics of the personality, family psychotherapy and counseling, emotional intelligence.