Ivailo has been actively involved in the conservation and study of waterfolw and biodiversity for more than 20 years, and is particularly interested in migratory processes and food, habitat and predation, especially  for birds in salt lakes.Ivalio is a PhD student at The Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research (IBER) at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences with work on the connection of the waders with the trophy base in the Burgas lakes. He is in love with field work and enjoys the greatest pleasure of working in a team.

Ivalio is also a Member of International Wader Study Group and Working Group on Waders of Northern Eurasia