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

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...

The Impact of Brexit to the United Kingdom: An Interview with Ian Taylor MBE

The Brexit process has profoundly affected the UK, including many of its key sectors, from science and technology to security and defence. In order to understand the impact to some of the primary fields of the...