Maria Mihaylova is the Head of Registration Department at Agria SA. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Intellectual Property from the University of National and World Economy (Sofia) and a Master’s degree in Public Relations from the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. She has worked for the AGRIA Group (the only Bulgarian producer of plant protection products) for nearly twenty years, dealing with the registration of PPPs in Bulgaria and abroad. Shortly after the Bulgarian accession to the EU, as Head of Registration Department she established and became the leader of a specialized Unit responsible for the authorizations in the European Union countries.