Milen Milev was born in 1983 in Sofia. He visited the German-language secondary school “Prof. Konstantin Galabov” in Sofia which he finished in 2002 as a graduate of the top-performance class affiliated with the German Embassy to Sofia. Subsequently, he studied publishing, political science and German studies in Mainz. Since 2006, he has been working as an expert for international affairs at the publishing house Paradox. He is responsible for development, preparation and realization of European projects. Besides, he works as a translator and editor of numerous books by German speaking writers, such as Olaf Ihlau, Walter Mayr, Marion Poschmann, Katharina Hacker and Kurt Palm. He lives and works in Germany.