Iskren Krusteff

GEM Bulgaria

Role : Chairman
Industry : Non-profit & Government
Functional Expertise : Administration, Organizational Behavior


Iskren Krusteff is a high impact entrepreneur and investor, focused on sustainable business models and educational transformation towards partnerships and innovation. He introduced the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor in Bulgaria and serves as Chairman of the Board. Prior to building the GEM Bulgaria team, he managed businesses, programs and projects consisting of cross-functional teams and budgets up to £50m in the public and private sectors in the EU, including the Financial Services Authority in the UK.

Iskren is a Mentor at Start it Smart – Bulgarian entrepreneurship club founded in 2009 with mission to inspire and support young people to start their own companies.

Iskren is frequent speaker at forums and conferences on entrepreneurship and member of judging panels on national and international competitions for entrepreneurs.