Viara Ivanova


Viara Ivanova is Senior Consultant at May & Company, primarily responsible for large-scale change management projects and ensuring their impact is achieved effectively. She is certified in the Kirkpatrick evaluation model and applies solid statistical skills when measuring interventions’ impact.  Viara is also certified in Hogan personality assessments and Business Process Design for Strategic Management from MIT Sloan School of Management.


She has a broad experience from various industries. At May & Co she has worked with clients such UNICEF, UNHCR, the WBG, the WHO, UNIDO as well as Deutsche Telekom and Gilead Sciences. 


She holds BA and MA degrees in Finance from the University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria and an MBA degree in Sustainability and Innovation from ESMT Berlin. Viara was a CFA Chartholder from 2013 until 2016.

Originally from Bulgaria, Viara currently lives in Berlin. She is fluent in English and has an intermediate knowledge of German and Russian. Outside of the office, Viara loves spending time in nature and is passionate about supporting local communities to co-create more inclusive societies.