Ivan Vatchkov is a private investor focusing on fintech, healthtech and edtech. He is the founder of Kalibra,ai, your digital wellbeing companion.
Prior to this he was a hedge fund portfolio manager for over 10 years at multi-billion dollar funds GAMA and Algebris Investments (Asia) in Singapore.
He has been a member of the Young Global Leader community at the World Economic Forum since 2014. Ivan’s expertise has been acknowledged and extensively quoted by Bloomberg™, Asian Investor™, CNBC™, Reuters™, FT™ and the Wall Street Journal™.
He is recognized as a thought leader in financial regulation, compensation incentive reform and the new Basel III hybrid debt market (‘CoCos’). Prior to Algebris Investments Ivan was a Director in the CFO office of Credit Suisse Investment Bank and an equity analyst at Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank.
Ivan holds an MSc in International Accounting and Finance from the LSE and is a CFA charterholder. Ivan and Milena are engaged in extensive philanthropic work having established ReachOut.BG, a children’s charity based in Bulgaria dedicated to the support and education of abandoned children.