About us

“Geopolitics is the art of understanding the world’s power dynamics based on the conundrum of geographical space.”

With over two decades of professional experience and academic background in security and defense, Velina Tchakarova is an expert in the field of geopolitics. As the former Director of the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES) in Vienna, Austria, Velina has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in analyzing the geopolitical landscape and its impact on businesses and organizations.

Currently serving as an instructor at the Real-World Risk Institute, a member of the Strategic and Security Policy Advisory Board of the Science Commission at the Austrian Federal Ministry of Defense, and a peer board member of the Austrian publication Defence Horizon Journal, Velina Tchakarova offers a wide range of services for customers in the public and private sectors. These include research, consulting, lectures, and publication of papers on geopolitical issues, regional and global trends, risks and scenarios. She also hosts and attends conferences, webinars, expert meetings, and round tables, providing the latest insights and analysis on geopolitical developments to both private and public sectors.

At FACE, Velina Tchakarova utilizes her extensive network of experts and real-world experience to offer customized solutions for clients to navigate the geopolitical landscape and make informed decisions. She helps clients plan for potential risks and trends that may arise from the geopolitical environment of their country, region or sector, while preparing scenarios for their business amidst the complex challenges of the future.

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What is FACE?

FACE stands For A Conscious Experience

At the core of our mission is to create the foremost global network and offer an enlightened experience that is available to everyone, no matter where or when. Our approach involves connecting individuals in order to foster a conscious community and share valuable insights.

Our values are:

Meaningful connection

At FACE, we prioritize building genuine and respectful relationships with our clients, striving to understand their unique needs and goals to form meaningful and long-lasting partnerships based on trust and integrity.


At FACE, we aim to simplify the complex world of geopolitics by providing clear and actionable insights and recommendations with complete transparency in our processes to empower our clients' strategic decision-making.


At FACE, we empower our clients to succeed in both local and global arenas by respecting their diverse backgrounds and unique regional circumstances through our commitment to glocalism - supporting regional production, consumption, culture, and identity while also navigating the wider global landscape.
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We position our clients at the forefront of their field by advanced services.

We bring more than 20 years’ senior experience forging collaborations across government, private sector and international forums.


At FACE – For A Conscious Experience, we specialize in providing businesses and institutions with expert geopolitical consulting services.


As an experienced speaker and recognized authority in geopolitics and geostrategy, I am committed to shedding light on the complex workings of geopolitics.


As an accomplished researcher in geopolitics, I actively contribute to national and international research projects and consortia, such as FFG in Austria and or Horizon…

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