Mr. Zlatev graduated from higher education in the Higher Mechanical and Electrical Institute – Varna, master degree as engineer in electricity, specialty "Power sector".
He has extensive experience in the energy sector. His professional career began in 1978 as a main electrical switchboard duty, a panel mechanic "Maintenance and repair of power equipment" in Electric industrial unit – Brikel EAD, Galabovo. Consecutive passes through positions: industrial unit engineer, head of industrial unit and deputy chief engineer in repairs /2002-2005/. He has also worked as an application specialist in Maritsa Iztok 3 AD, Mednikarovo village.
He has managed structural industrial plants in the energy sector: Deputy CEO of TPP Maritsa 3 AD, Dimitrovgrad /2005-2007/. In the period 2007 - 2014 he successively was deputy CEO and executive director of Brikel EAD, Galabovo and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company. Since January 2014 to 2015 he has been a CEO of Mini Maritsa Iztok EAD, Radnevo.
He has participated in the development of strategies for district heating companies, as well as in a number of projects in public and private sectors on energy sector development.