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Balvinder Singh Powar

WHO

Balvinder Singh Powar

POSITION

Professor, Master in Market Research & Consumer Behavior, Master in Cybersecurity and Global Master in Business Analytics and Big Data

Co-founder and Board Member, MD Spain BOOSTER Space Industries
Adjunct Professor, IE Business School & University

AREA

Global Master in Business Analytics and Big Data

Master in Cybersecurity

Master in Market Research & Consumer Behavior

Subject
Leadership for succes: the power of soft skills
Influence & Persuasion

Professional Experience
Senior Management, Relationship & Business Development, Communications/Media & Mediation/Conflict Resolution Roles, CCO (Chief Communications Officer) and Managing Director Spain BOOSTER
BOOSTER Space Industries. Partner, CCO and MD Spain & Executive Board Member. May 2010 – Present. BOOSTER Is A Consortium Of Leading International Companies Working On An Innovative Sub Orbital Space Transportation Project, aswell as a Consultancy for other New/Near Space Projects
Partner at AERDRON. Development of Drones/UAVs for Civil Applications. Current
Business Mentor at Founders Institute. Current
Senior Resolution Adviser TCM (Total Conflict Management), London, April 2008 – July 2009
Director And Founding Partner of Cronotime S.L. Madrid, 2002 – 2006. Import, Distribution And Retail Company In The Luxury Goods Sector
Country Manager East Timor, Intervida (NGO), Barcelona -East Timor, November 2005 – April 2006
Presenter, Reporter, Editor and Newsreader for Telemadrid Spanish Public TV Channel, 2004 – End 2005
Senior Advisor, Santander Bank Cultural Foundation, Madrid, 2003 – 2004
Project Manager India, Juan Bonal Foundation, Madrid, 2000 – 2002
Project Manager International Technology Projects, Corporación Multimedia & Fancredits (including Hypermedia, Digisat, Sky, Static) 1999 – 2003
Advisor to the San Ezequiel Moreno Foundation, Madrid. November 2009 – April 2010. Head of Business Partnerships, Intermediation and Mediation
Freelance Project Manager /Consultant, International, April 2006 – April 2008

Education
Masters degree in Conflict Resolution and Mediation Studies from the University of London, Birkbeck, UK, 2008. Graduated with Honours
Holder of The National Certificate in Workplace Mediation – OCN Accredited. Graduated with Distinction and highest mark to date. 2008
ILM Accredited Trainer. 2008
De Montfort University, UK, 1990. Business and Finance Graduate
Various courses successfully completed in Mediation, Law, Project Management, Ecology
Presenter, management and production duties for various media projects in TV, Film, Web, Corporate and Radio
Participant in Think Tanks e.g. Brainstore Switzerland

Conference Speaker e.g.
Published by IE Editorial
“The Press’s Role in Education for Non – violence” for UNED (Official Spanish Distance University), Madrid
“The Press’s Role in the New Multicultural Europe” for The British Council, America House. Madrid
“Immigration and Cooperation Policies” for Nebrija University, Madrid
“BOOSTER & The New Commercial Space Industry” UPM, Madrid
Conferences/Master Classes worldwide for IE Business School

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