Our Experts
Vassilis Papaioannou

Vassilis Papaioannou

Multi asset expert

Vassilis is an experienced chief investment officer and portfolio manager with 14 years of experience managing equity, credit, global macro, and systematic strategies. He has held CIO positions at Dolfin (wealth manager) and Blacktip (single family office) overseeing discretionary, advisory, and research functions.

Philip Crate

Philip Crate

Credit expert

Phil has over 25 years credit experience, beginning at the Bank of England in 1987. He was head of credit research at BNP Paribas, head of European and Asian credit at Bear Stearns and head of global credit at Commerzbank. Moving to the buy-side, he served as fixed income CIO at PMA (later Mount Capital) overseeing $350m. He advised Lloyds, Tideway and currently runs Altana credit fund.

Stephen Mitchell

Stephen Mitchell

Equities expert

Stephen has 38 years of investment experience in global equity portfolio management.  Initially at Flemings/JPMorgan Asset Mgmt and Private Bank for 24 years then at Caledonia Investments plc and Jupiter Asset Management, Stephen brings a wealth of experience when it comes to stock picking.

Paul Corner

Paul Corner

IFA expert

Paul is an associate lecturer, chartered financial planner, tutor and examiner with 25 year of experience in the IFA space. Paul is a pensions transfer specialist, agile project manager, and source of knowledge for all aspects of personal, corporate and trustee financial planning.

David Blake

David Blake

Credit expert

David has 20 years of fixed income portfolio management experience with specialization in rates and investment grade credit. He was head of international fixed income at Northern Trust Asset Management, managing over $40bn. He currently oversees investments at Mariana Investment Partners.

Nicolas Karidis

Nicolas Karidis

Business Development Expert

Nicolas has 20 years of experience in business development and operations. He held consulting and managerial roles across gaming, agriculture, shipping, food & fashion retail, in a PE and VC capacity. He led the market development for IKEA in Greece, Cyprus & Bulgaria and was the organizer of the Equestrian Sports for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.

Our track record

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    Quant Expertise

    Team has been developing and externalizing analytical and forecasting tools since 2010

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    Investment publications

    Team has investment research track record on multi asset, high conviction advisory, tactical asset allocation and global macro.

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    Active advisory

    Team has more than 80 years of track record on discretionary and advisory mandates.

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    Strong public profile

    Team members have frequent media appearances and conference participations on a speaker level