Advisory Board

The LEARN-IP team is proud that the following experts accepted their invitation to the Advisory Board. The members of the Board consulted the project team on the development of the training content and chaired meetings of the partnership.

Stefan Beier

Mr Stefan Beier is Chairman of the Board of Klosterland association which is a non-profit association, founded in 2013 by the partners of the German-Polish Klosterland Monastery Network. The more than 20 network members are constantly developing products and services linked to religious tourism and represent the religious heritage stakeholder community of LEARN-IP.

Zoraida Hijosa

Mrs Hijosa is an educated lawyer, and General Director for Heritage and Historical Memory of the Government of Cantabria (Spain).

Sandra Zinner

Mrs Zinner is a Patent Attorney and Associate at Isenbruck Bösl Hörschler. She has experience with trademarks, designs, patents, and other IPR-related aspects.

Carmen Chasovschi

Associate professor PhD,  Department Management and Business, Administration, Faculty of Economics and Public Administration, University “Stefan cel Mare” from Suceava, Romania. Tourism expert and coordinator of several projects in the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage.

Prof. Dr. Vladya Borisova

Prof. Dr. Vladya Borisova is the director of the Institute of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer (IISTT) of UNWE, which professionally trains personnel in the field of intellectual property for public administration, business, and the non-governmental sector. She is an economist and intellectual property lawyer at the Sofia Bar Association, a European Patent Attorney, National IP Attorney / Executive manager at 

Dipl. Eng. Vancho Damjanski

Mr. Vancho Damjanski is European Patent Attorney, National IP Attorney / Executive Manager at He has vast legal experience in representation before administrative authorities. He is a member of the Council and the Disciplinary Committee of the European Patent Institute (2014-2022). Areas of expertise: Expert in technical aspects of industrial property, patents in the field of automatic data processing, telecommunications and physics, international rights protection, mediation and assessment of industrial property rights.

Jasmina Pijanmanova

Jasmina Pijanmanova holds a degree in ethnology and a master’s degree in cultural management. She has been active in the culture sector for more than a decade in both the public and civil sectors. She is employed as an ethnologist curator at the National Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments and Museum Strumica since 2019 and President of the Association for Culture and Development of Creative Industries Cult-Tranzen since 2014. She has implemented over twenty significant projects in the fields of culture and the creative sector and worked as a consultant in the preparation of important strategic documents in the field of culture at local and national level.

Svetlina Stefanova

Attorney Svetlina Stefanova has more than 20 years of experience in civil and commercial law, and recently specialised in IPR. She actively works in the region of cultural heritage and tourism, as a legal advisor on a number of cases. In addition, in 2009 it founded a regional mediation office, in which many controversial issues are resolved out of court, including in the field of culture and cultural heritage.