Meet our team

 Asya Rafaelova

Asya is the ALPHA Founder and President: She is an international expert on Quality Assessment and Project Management. She has graduated from the University of Varna, Bulgaria on Marketing and Management, and on Accountancy as a post-graduate level. She was responsible for running the quality system in several companies, for the external evaluation of Grundtvig Learning Partnerships, Erasmus+ KA2 projects and EfC projects, and has 8-years' experience as an external expert at the Spanish National Agency. She has organised many transnational meetings, seminars and mobilities within European projects, conferences and press conferences and has been responsible for the design and piloting of manuals and training units in the school, VET, Youth and Adult Education fields. She has also carried out research studies under different programmes and projects (Leonardo, Grundtvig, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, Erasmus+, AMIF, Horizon 2020).

Her 20 years work experience includes also the positions of director of sales and marketing department, financial manager, accountant, quality manager and coordinator of international projects in different companies in both Bulgaria and Spain.

Dimitri Veselinov

He's an young artist, painter and graphic designer, responsible for the corporative image of ALPHA centre. He is experienced in the design of logos, flyers, posters, T-shirts and complements. He's used to do also oil paintings. He has been in charge of several trainings related to the art expression and drawing as a way of communication and integration of socially excluded groups.

Additionally, he has participated as a group leader in more than 8 youth exchanges between 2016 and 2022.

 Arantxa Betancourt

Arantxa is the newest member of our team, but has already proved vital to adding value to our learners’ experiences. Coming from a teaching background, she is perfectly positioned to help guide you to your full potential.

Currently, she is about to end her nursing studies at the University of Alcala (Madrid), which will complement her experience in sports, arts and teaching with knowledge on health issues.