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Ivan Botoucharov

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Ivan has proud Bulgarian roots and has been fortunate to live and study in Bulgaria, the USA, Italy and the UK. He works as an Executive at Colliers (Global Top 3 Commercial Real Estate), where he leads the team managing Digital Innovation in Europe, Middle East and Africa, which includes 150 offices in 42 countries. Ivan has studied at universities in the UK (UEA and LMU) and the USA (UCLA), and holds a full Chartered status from the Institute of Marketing, granted by authority of The Queen’s Privy Council. During and after his studies Ivan co-founded and led OneEurope, which became Europe’s largest citizens media under his tenure. In the course of his EDS career Ivan has been the head of the UK delegation since 2017 as well as 1st Vice-Chair with a historical record number of votes. He currently serves as the Secretary General of EDS. Ivan is the Chair of the UK organisation in EDS - the Young Conservative European Forum. He also serves on the Board of Executives in their parent organisation, which enjoys the support of 70 Conservative Members of Parliament and the House of Lords.

Author Articles

Interview with Andrey Novakov MEP

Andrey Novakov is a Bulgarian Member of the European Parliament from the EPP Group. He is coordinator in the Committee on Regional...

Letter from Donald Tusk for the 60th Anniversary of EDS and 30th Anniversary of BullsEye

Dear European Democrat Students, It is a pleasure for me to contribute to this special edition of BullsEye, which...

Interview with EPP Secretary General Antonio López-Istúriz

Antonio López-Istúriz has been at the heart of the centre-right since the turn of the century and has served in many of...

Interview with Stephen Hammond MP, Member of Parliament for Wimbledon

Stephen Hammond has served as Member of Parliament for Wimbledon since 2005, after successfully defeating the incumbent Labour MP and gaining a...

Dr. Andrey Kovatchev MEP on the centre-right approach to overcome the social and economic crisis in cooperation with key partners.

Dr. Andrey Kovatchev MEP is Vice-Chair of the EPP Group in the European Parliament responsible for Enlargement, Western Balkans, Southern Neighbourhood and...

The need to keep it “real” – How politics can reach “generation Z”. An interview with Sabine Hanger, Chairwoman of the Federal Austrian Student...

“You don’t need to reinvent the wheel, just to realign yourself”. According to the newly elected chairwoman of the Federal Austrian Student...