Christo Lolov

Phone: +44 (0) 7849 456 048



  • October 2015 - present - reading for MEng in Computing at Imperial College London;
    - Attained first class honours overall on degree modules completed to date;
    - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in programming;
    - Microsoft Student Partner for 2016/17 and 2017/18;
  • September 2013 - July 2015 - Ryde School with Upper Chine, Isle of Wight, UK;
    - 4 A-levels (GCEs) in Mathematics (A*), Further Mathematics (A*), Physics (A), Chemistry (A);
    full marks in 10 out of 12 Mathematics papers; 1 AS-level (GCE) in Economics (A);
    - Extended Project Qualification course (A): 3D model of a real-life building intended for use in Google Earth;
    - Awarded full HMC Scholarship for 2013/14 and 2014/15 academic years;
    - Ryde School Lower Sixth Mathematics Prize (2014), Upper Sixth Mathematics Prize (2015), Lower Sixth Economics Prize (2014);
  • September 2010 - July 2013 - American College of Sofia, Bulgaria.

Work experience and shadowing:

  • Returning for a placement at Skyscanner between April and September 2018;
  • Interned at Skyscanner for three months starting June 2017;
  • Attended Credit Suisse's Technology Spring Insight Programme in April 2017.

Programming and other relevant experience:

  • Java, C, C++, JavaScript;
  • Familiarity with Python, Prolog, Haskell;
  • Familiarity with Windows (7 and 10), macOS (Sierra) and Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 and 16.04) environments;
  • Part of the team which won the Microsoft prize at ICHack18 from amongst more than 100 participants (January 2018);
  • Personal projects: a matrix calculator used by students as a helper tool in a Computing course (C++);
  • Group projects: a website about segmentation in medical image analysis (HTML, CSS); a compiler for a toy language (Java); developed operating system features (C); a web application for suggesting leisure activities based on user's location (JavaScript); an anomaly detection application in collaboration with Goldman Sachs (Python).

Personal interests:

  • Scuba diving - PADI Open Water Divin Certificate (2012) and PADI Advanced Open Water Diving Certificate (2015);
  • Dancing - progressed to Imperial College's Advanced Salsa Team (October 2017); won the annual Salsa competitions in Birmingham (February 2018); competed in Reading (March 2017); took part in the Dance Imperial Show (March 2017);
  • Reading - primarily high-fantasy novels (including The Inheritance Cycle, The Witcher novels, The Chronicles of Amber, Warcraft novels, The Broken Empire Trilogy, Tales from Earthsea).


  • Bulgarian - native;
  • English - fluent (speaking, reading, writing) - IELTS (8.5, 2013);
  • German - A2.