Hannes S. Chopra is focused on personal and leadership development of executives and talents. He is passionate about helping clients to realize barriers, reflect and turn them into enablers.

Hannes has a strong business background with over 20 years in leadership positions. He looks back at a successful corporate career at Allianz Group where he reached the highest leadership grading and served as CEO in Russia and as Regional Head of Eurasia. He has also served on over 10 boards in Romania, Poland, Bulgaria, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Egypt, South Africa and Dubai as a non-executive member. Furthermore, he built a highly successful insurance company from scratch for Sberbank, the largest Russian bank.

He has been involved in mentoring, peer-to-peer coaching and has recently completed his coaching certification.

Hannes has a masters degree in economics and attended the Presidents Program at Harvard Business School and London Business School. He is an active member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization), serving as Chairman of YPO Russia from 2014-2016, and is currently focusing on coaching other YPO members for their leadership positions.

Hannes is fluent in German, English, Russian, Panjabi and Hindi. He advises a number of start-ups.