General Manager, Varengold Bank Bulgaria Branch
Sergey Panteleev is the General Manager of the Bulgarian Branch of Varengold Bank AG, a German bank based in Hamburg. His professional path includes also leading positions at UniCredit Bulbank, where he was Business Development Manager and Head of the Financial Institutions Group Department in the Corporate, Investment and Private Banking Division.
Mr. Panteleev has more than twelve years of experience in different banking sectors, specializing in corporate and investment banking and structured finance and addressing key objectives with respect of funding, capital, investments and risk mitigations.
His qualification includes International Economics and Banking degrees. He holds Master’s in Corporate and Investment Banking from Bocconi University in Milano and Master’s in Economics from the University for National and World Economy in Sofia. In addition, he participated in international executive bridging courses based on the latest business theories and practices. Further, his work experience in the biggest Bulgarian bank contributes to his extensive knowledge background. The possibility to interact with range of clients, institutions and legal entities gave him a comprehensive look over the current economic environment not only in Bulgaria, but also in CEE.
Mr. Panteleev considers also the importance of the fast-emerging changes that shape the market and drive the industry forward. He lectured in numerous Bulgarian universities, approaching and motivating the future entrepreneurs and bankers.