Born: August 22, 1957.
Member of Bulgarian Association of International Law.
1977 - 1982 : Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridsky” Law Faculty, law graduate – degree Master.
1985 : Post-graduate study in penal law at the Supreme Bar Council.
2003 : Qualification course in domestic and international aspects of the commercial law and practice, conducted by the Supreme Bar Council and the American Bar Association’s Central Europe and Eurasia Legal Initiative (ABA CELLI).
1983 – 1984 : Apprentice to the law – judge at Burgas District Court;
1984 : admitted in Burgas Bar Association;
1989 – 1994 : founder and partner in the first lawyers’ partnership in the country “Kraev, Kostov & Baev”;
1994 : untill today – established and manages lawyers’ partnership “Ivo Baev & Partners”;
1995 – 1997 : member of Burgas Bar Association Council;
1998 – 2002 : Chairman of Burgas Bar Association Council elected by the General Meeting of the association for two consecutive terms in the office;
2002 : Chairman of the Disciplinary Court at Burgas Bar Association.
Foreign languages: English and Russian.