Chairman & CEO, Pavlos has broad corporate experience in both the UK and Continental Europe, with over twenty five years involvement in Investment Banking, Private Equity and Consultancy and having been on the Boards of several private and public companies, including main Board positions at NBG and Hill Samuel Bank where he was Head of European Investment Banking. Pavlos is the Founder of NBGI, a London and New York based investment banking goup where he is President & CEO.
Pavlos is an Economics graduate and holds a masters degree in Applied Economics from Oxford University.
Laurent has over 18 years experience in private equity and an established track record of investing in the small to mid-sized buy-out market, achieving consistent returns. He has led numerous investments in a broad range of sectors and economic cycles.
Before joining NBGI Private Equity, Laurent was a Managing Director with SPEF LBO, a Natixis Private Equity affiliate specialised in small to mid-sized buy-outs. Previously, Laurent worked for 15 years with REL, a pioneer among LBO firms.
Laurent holds a graduate business degree from Institut Supérieur de Commerce de Paris.
He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG and is a graduate from the London School of Economics.
Aris is the founder and Investment Director of NBGI Ventures, responsible for its overall strategy and management, and leads its presence in the medical technology sector. Aris established NBGI Ventures in 2001, following five years in venture capital with Deutsche Bank’s venture capital team and CSFB’s Cabot Square Capital fund. He started his career at Bankers Trust as a derivatives specialist.
Aris holds a B.Eng from Imperial College and a SM from MIT in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from INSEAD.
Lawrence is head of the UK team at NBGI Private Equity. He started his career in corporate finance at SBC Warburg / UBS, where he advised on a number of high profile deals in the industrial and business services sectors. Lawrence covers the services sector and sits on the boards of ATR Group, Cosalt Offshore, Change and Peters.
Prior to joining NBGI in 2002, he worked at Travelselect, a VC-backed online travel company that was successfully sold to Lastminute.com which has led to an interest in online and related growth technology and media businesses.
Lawrence graduated in Economics from Durham University.
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James is an Investment Director at NBGI Private Equity. He joined NBGI in April 2007. James has 10 years experience in financial services and fund management, of which he spent six years in private equity and real estate in Eastern Europe, with Invesco and Laxey Partners. He holds an MA in Geography from the University of Oxford.
James is also a qualified chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
Mete is an Investment Director of NBGI PE’s Turkey Fund. Prior to NBGI PE, Mete worked in investment banking for 13 years leading many primary and secondary public offerings and M&A transactions. Before joining NBGI PE, Mete worked for a year as the Assistant General Manager responsible for Corporate Finance of Unicorn Capital, owned by Unicorn Investment Bank which has operations in Turkey and the MENA Region. From 1997-2007, Mete was the Head of Corporate Finance at Yapi Kredi Invest, where his main business responsibilities included originating, structuring and executing investment banking transactions.
Mete holds an MBA from Bentley College in Boston and a BA degree from Bogazici University in Istanbul.
John has nearly 20 years’ experience in private equity, venture start-ups, corporate finance and the healthcare industry. He is an Investment Director of NBGI Ventures and serves on several portfolio company boards. He is also a member of the i4i selection panel of the NHS National Institute for Health Research and is an advisory board member of Connect Digital Health.
His previous roles include founding the advisory boutique Insight Capital, serving as CFO at Nitec Pharma, being a Special Advisor to Atlas Venture and leading healthcare corporate finance transactions at Nomura International in London. He started his career as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers in New York, followed by private equity investment experience at Kirkland Investors. John is a graduate of the University of Chicago.
Omiros is an Investment Director in the SEE fund. He is also leading NBGI's proprietary deal flow origination effort across its buy-out funds and is responsible for co-investments and other business development activities.
Omiros joined NBGI's investment banking arm in 1998 and has been Head of Corporate Finance until 2009 when he assumed his current role in NBGI PE.
Omiros is a graduate of Economics and Social Policy from Royal Holloway, University of London.
Theodoros joined NBGI Private Equity Limited in 2001. Prior to that he worked for Laiki Bank Group in Greece, UK and Cyprus for 7 years, having held account manager and senior equity analyst positions with the credit and investment banking divisions respectively. Previously, he worked as a private equity analyst with SFS.
Theodoros graduated from University of Athens (LL.B, corporate & commercial law concentration) and attended the Corporate Finance Executive Programme at London Business School.
Antoine is one of the original members of our UK team, re-joining in 2012, and has 12 years of mid-market private equity experience. He has focused on the Consumer sector and has experience in property-backed investments. Antoine sits on the board of Kornicis, our bar & restaurant group and Boulangerie Thierry, our industrial bakery.
He started his career in the USA and France in production roles within the FMCG division of Zodiac. Post MBA, Antoine joined the pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly in their sales and finance teams. Since moving into private equity in 2001, Antoine has built his track record through 8 consumer facing investments and a further 5 in healthcare, manufacturing and logistics.
Antoine has a Diplôme d’Ingénieur from Ecole Centrale Marseille and an MBA from London Business School.
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Prior to joining NBGI Private Equity in December 2006, Yannis was a Vice President at Citigroup Venture Capital International in London, where he was responsible for originating, structuring and executing private equity transactions in Central Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. Before joining Citigroup in April 2000, Yannis worked as a Senior Consultant at Chemintel, a London based consulting firm specializing in the petrochemicals industry.
Yannis holds an MBA from École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, France, and an MEng in Chemical Engineering from the University of Birmingham, UK.
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Alex is a Chartered Accountant and is a graduate in Finance from the University of Malta.
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