Keynote Speakers 2017

  • Dimo Dimov
    Prof. Dimo Dimov

    Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the School of Management, University of Bath

  • Gordon Kerr
    Gordon Kerr

    Investment markets expert and founder at Cobden Partners (London)

  • Steven Hayward
    Dr Steven Hayward

    Thomas Smith Distinguished Fellow at the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in Ohio

  • Alex Alexiev
    Alex Alexiev

    Chairman of the Center for the Balkan and Black Sea Studies, Honorary member of the Reform Union Club

  • Enders Wimbush
    Enders Wimbush

    Senior geopolitical analyst; Former director at the German Marshall Fund and Senior vice president of Hudson Institute (2004-2010)

  • George Horozov
    George Horozov

    Managing Director of Rüschlikon Capital Management GmbH (Zürich)

  • Daniel Pipes
    Dr Daniel Pipes

    American historian, writer and analyst; Founder and President of the authoritative Middle East Forum (Philadelphia)

  • Edward Farmer
    Edward Farmer

    Founder and Managing Director of Intrinsica Partners Limited

  • Cavin O'Driscoll
  • Rossen Plevneliev
    Rossen Plevneliev

    President of the Republic of Bulgaria (2012-2017)