Balvinder Singh Powar

Professor, IE Business School
Balvinder is English of Indian origin, resident in Madrid, Spain. He is a Business & Finance graduate who also studied a Masters in Mediation from the University of London. He has extensive experience leading business, social, cultural, media and technology projects in Spain and internationally. His main skills include communications (internal and external), creative & strategic input, business development & senior management, team leadership, relationship management & business mediation.

Currently, he is a Founding Partner, Board Member and Director at BOOSTER Space Industries and AERDRON, innovative international Aerospace projects/consultancies with important stakeholders globally. He is also an Adjunct Professor and Business Mentor at IE Business School and a qualified and experienced trainer, giving sessions on Leadership, Team Management and Motivation, Innovation Culture, Mediation/Conflict Resolution Skills, Entrepreneurship and the New Commercial Space Industry.

In 2015 he became a Business Mentor at “The Founder Institute”, one of the largest and most powerful start up networks in the world. In 2017 he became a partner at B-Scaled, a consultancy helping mainly tech start-ups to find clients and investment globally.

Soft Skills for Tough People – Creating an Innovation Culture