Full Name
Velina Tchakarova
Job Title
Founder and Geopolitical Strategist
FACE for A Conscious Experience e.U.
Speaker Bio
With over two decades of professional experience and academic background in security and defense, Velina Tchakarova is an expert in the field of geopolitics. As the former Director of the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES) in Vienna, Austria, Velina has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in analyzing the geopolitical landscape and its impact on businesses and organizations.
Currently serving as an instructor at the Real-World Risk Institute, a member of the Strategic and Security Policy Advisory Board of the Science Commission at the Austrian Federal Ministry of Defense, and a peer board member of the Austrian publication Defence Horizon Journal, Velina Tchakarova offers a wide range of services for customers in the public and private sectors. These include research, consulting, lectures, and publication of papers on geopolitical issues, regional and global trends, risks and scenarios. She also hosts and attends conferences, webinars, expert meetings, and round tables, providing the latest insights and analysis on geopolitical developments to both private and public sectors.
At FACE, Velina Tchakarova utilizes her extensive network of experts and real-world experience to offer customized solutions for clients to navigate the geopolitical landscape and make informed decisions. She helps clients plan for potential risks and trends that may arise from the geopolitical environment of their country, region or sector, while preparing scenarios for their business amidst the complex challenges of the future.
Velina Tchakarova