Gabriel Anastassiades – Senior Advisor
Gabriel has been a senior advisor and investor to Ayaltis AG since 2008. From 1996 Gabriel specialised in alternative investment advisory, structured finance, structured investment products modelling and asset management. He has been instrumental in providing alternative investment solutions, primarily Hedge Funds and Fund of Hedge Funds, to institutional investors globally and assisting corporate clients in their funding process with over $1.5 billion in capital raised. Furthermore he acts as investment advisor to a number of global institutions and family offices. He is one of the founders and managing director of S.P.A. Financial Services Ltd (2010-today) and he was one of the founders of Axia Ventures Group Ltd (2000-2010) both regulated Investment Banking Firms. He was the group Investment Manager of Cyprus Popular Bank Group (1996-2000), a member of the HSBC Group, managing a diversified portfolio of over $1 billion. He worked at Arthur Andersen/Andersen Consulting (1994-1996) and at Price Waterhouse Coopers (1989-1994). He is a graduate of Cornell University Business School in the United States, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the ICAEW. He studied Economics and Econometrics at Manchester University in England where he graduated with honours in 1989. He served in the Cyprus Army from 1984 to 1986.