Ivo is the creator and host of The Branding Boardroom, a podcast distributed nationally in China. On each episode, he interviews leading academics, executives and consultants. You can listen and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Soundcloud, Google Podcasts and YouTube. For more information, see the www.thebrandingboardroom.com.
Ivo hosts the official podcast of the UK-based Centre for Regional Integration. It is scheduled to launch in late 2022. The show includes interviews with prominent scholars and practitioners. You will be able to listen and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Soundcloud, Google Podcasts and YouTube. For more information, see the NGO section of this website.
Ivo is frequently invited to comment on international affairs on the flagship podcast of China Radio International (CRI), The Beijing Hour. He often discusses European politics and China-EU relations in the CRI studio or over the phone with senior journalists as well as with the show’s host, Shane Bigham. You can listen to some of Ivo’s interviews (excerpts from Jul-Sep 2020) on The Beijing Hour below, or subscribe to the podcast on China Plus.
Where do we come from? Who am I? What does it mean to be a hero? Ivo is the executive producer and co-host of Greek Myths for Kids, a subscription-based radio theater podcast by Think and Grow Education (新各思教育). The show ran for three seasons and it was widely popular with primary school students in China. You can find it in English and Chinese, and purchase all three seasons from Youzan (有赞). Below, you can listen to a sample episode from season three, The Origin of Athens.
Between 2010 and 2014, Ivo fronted the rock band Spacelaw as vocalist, guitarist and songwriter. In 2011, the band released its first single (Love) which reached the final song selection round in Eurovision Bulgaria. In 2012, Spacelaw’s music was played on multiple radio stations and they performed live on Bulgarian National Television. In 2013, the band continued to perform live at various venues in Europe and the UK, releasing an EP which was featured on BBC Radio 4. Listen to Spacelaw’s music below.