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Ivan Botoucharov

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Ivan has proud Bulgarian roots and has been fortunate to have lived and been educated in Bulgaria, the USA, Italy and, since his teenage years, in the UK. He is currently an Executive in Media, Digital Marketing and Public Relations for a global corporation based in London. He 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 Co-Chair of the Policies for Europe working group, a contributor to Bullseye, Vice-Chair responsible for Publications and the head of the UK delegation at Council Meetings since 2017. Ivan is the Chair of the UK organisation in EDS - the Young Conservative Group for Europe. He also serves as an Executive in YCGE’s parent organisation, which enjoys the support of 70 Conservative Members of Parliament and the House of Lords.

Author Articles

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...

Common Strategic Challenges and Opportunities for Cooperation between the UK and European Partners

“If you look at most of the rest of the world, they see Brexit as a sort of small article on page...