“A bad system will beat a good person every time." W. Edwards Deming
Global System Trends and Risks
I apply systems thinking.
I analyze Global System processes and structures, Global Order and the shifts of change.
I assess global trend developments and risks.
I provide an expertise on geopolitical and geoeconomic due diligence as well as systemic risks.
I organize and moderate expert workshops and webinars for public and private clients.
I have predicted the new Global System bipolarity
and coined the term Dragonbear (systemic coordination between China and Russia )
Velina is Head of Institute at the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES) in Vienna, Austria. She has seven years of academic background and ten years of working experience in the field of foreign, security and defence policy analysis. Her work includes research, consulting, lectures and publications on Global System trends and risks as well as the geostrategy of global actors for the public sector and private clients.
PhD Candidate University of Vienna, Austria
M.A. Political Science/Political Science of South Asia in Heidelberg, Germany
BA International Relations and Macroeconomics in Sofia, Bulgaria
Global System Risks and Trends, Global System Transformation (Globalization/Deglobalization, Systemic Shifts, Fragility), Global Order, Global Actors Constellations (USA, China, EU, Russia, India etc.), System Polarity (Bipolarity vs Multipolarity), Geostrategy, Geopolitics, Geoeconomics
Scenario Monitoring and Strategic Foresight Cockpit in cooperation with the Ministry of Defence in Austria
Simulation games at Wikistrat
Member of the Steering Committee in EGIC
Frequent commentator on mass media platforms
Presentations, webinars and lectures for public sector and private clients
Frequent participation in international conferences, expert workshops and internal expert meetings as well as private clients' meetings on Global System Transformation, Geostrategy, Global Order, Geopolitics and Geoeconomics, the EU and other actors