Peter Ivanov - Keynote Speaker & Coach
  • Born in Gabrovo in Bulgaria 1970
  • Keynote Speaker and Executive Coach.
  • Senior Manager with 20 years international experience
  • Has Led Virtual Teams – 100+ people in Western & Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa.
  • Master of Science in Mathematics
  • Bulgarian Senior Champion in Javelin & Discus
  • Charity – Supporter of Young Talent
  • Lives with his 5 daughters and wife in Hamburg, Germany.
  • Speaks 5 languages – English, German, Bulgarian, Russian, Hungarian
Born and lived in Bulgaria until the age of 28 Peter witnessed the communist times as well as the transformation of the country to democracy. As a student he often held public speeches. Without any desire for power and authority he was gradually elected to class, school and town president of his youth organizations.


Master of Mathematics

Then he fell in love with Mathematics: And here follows numerous Mathematical Olympics; a research thesis on the centre of Gravity, enrollment in the Faculty of Mathematics in the Sofia University – where he graduated as Master of Mathematics with his diploma thesis “Controlling a Satellite gyrostat with minimum energy”. Since graduation Peter has dedicated himself to international business.

Senior Manager

In diverse Management roles Peter has managed large projects and departments – transforming their organization and IT landscapes, including establishing IT Shared Services for British American Tobacco. 
 In his 20 years of international experience Peter has led Virtual Teams of 100+ people – spread across Eastern and Western Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa – and delivered outstanding business results. The Virtual Teams led by Peter have won a number of corporate awards.


Father of 5 daughters he admits he failed in gender diversity at home but is a passionate advocate of Diversity in the business world.
As a senior athlete Peter is multiple Bulgarian senior champion in javelin and discus throw. He returned in mid life to his athletic passion in university days – and managed to beat his personal best at the age of 42.
Peter speaks 5 languages and loves meeting new people and exploring new cultures.
In his Charity activities Peter supports Young Talent – mainly Bulgarian athletes. He plans to extend this support to young talented mathematicians.

Peter speaks at internal corporate business meetings as a Keynote Speaker as well as at public conferences, congresses and fairs.
As an Executive Coach – Peter helps Managers harness the Power of their Virtual Teams.