Ivan Vaptsarov

An experienced project manager, currently working for a global corporation, leader in the manufacturing of cargo-handling machinery for ships, ports, terminals, and local distribution.

Worked at AIG

About Instructor

Ivan is a PMP-certified project manager who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management and a Master’s in Accounting and Financial Management from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. He started his career as a consultant with Tefen Management Consulting. At Tefen, Ivan worked on multiple supply chain optimization and process excellence projects in the Oil & Gas and Pharma industries. In 2013, he joined AIG’s EMEA Project Management and Strategy team. As part of that unit, Ivan executed the company’s strategy in EMEA by establishing two shared service organizations covering a total of 700+ positions and 17+ countries. What is more, Ivan is a passionate project management educator. He has delivered live business trainings to multiple corporate clients and individuals and has been a guest lecturer in several universities. He has also delivered consulting services in project management.

Skills and Specialization

Ivan is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) who has handled complex projects in a wide variety of fields — strategic business transitions, post-M&A integrations, operational improvements, software implementation, and many others. Over the years. he has developed significant capabilities in leading all aspects of project management, driving excellent business results. He has worked in the insurance, logistics, manufacturing, oil & gas, FMCG, and pharma industries.

Project management Business Strategy Leadership Teamwork Management Consulting Finance