Summary Profile

Finance professional with significant experience in project management, spanning over a 12 year career. Adept at manipulating data and highlighting key areas of attention. Analytical with the ability to comprehend new information quickly, while applying great attention to detail and accuracy to work, particularly when applying strong financial analysis. Enjoy working alone, as well as collaborating with project teams, interfacing with clients, and utilizing Business Analytics and IT solutions to ensure valuable recommendations and constructive decision making. At present, freelancing as a Financial Consultant, while looking for a challenging position within an international environment that will maximize my existing skills and experience, offering me the opportunity for further responsibility, professional development, and career advancement.

Technical, Personal and Transferable Skills


Project ManagementSelf-motivated                                         
Business AnalyticsOrganised and coordination
Financial ModellingTime management and prioritising
Financial Statement ProjectionsFlexible and adaptable
Business Valuation Quick learner
Financial Statement AnalysisFast assimilation of new skills
Investment Analysis/Capital BudgetingAnalytical
IFRS, US GAAP, Greek GAAPBroad-minded
Strong IT literacyTrustworthy

Professional Certifications

  • Microsoft Office 2013 Specialist Master (expected Dec. 2015)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Expert in Excel 2013
  • Microsoft Office Specialist in Word 2013
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA)
  • Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA)

Other Skills

  • IT Skills:           Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook; Bloomberg Terminal;                                                                          Tableau 9.0; Palisade @Risk
  • Languages:     Greek (mother tongue), English (fluent), German (basic)

Career History

Work History
2008 - 2015

Director - Private Sector Projects 

Hypodomi Consulting SA, Athens Greece

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manager of two junior staff members. 
  • Managed the whole project life cycle of projects, which included the feasibility assessment of investment proposals to be funded by Investment Law; This involved the use of KPIs and business analytics, for the projection of historical information, income statement, balance sheets, cash flows, cost analysis, ratio analysis, trends and market share, and extensive excel modelling reaching over 20 worksheets
  • Prepared business valuation reports using DCF and relative valuation
  • Produced business plans/prospectuses for companies going public
  • Created debt restructuring plans; Use of solvency and liquidity ratios, for long/short term creditworthiness; Cash flow analysis to assess ability to repay debt, and other credit scoring methods; Prepared reports to be used as a base in negotiations with the banking institutions

Key Achievements/Projects:

  • Total value of projects managed over €300m
  • Applied PMP knowledge to reorganize and rationalize the entire process of handling projects according to the Project Management Institute standards
2006 - 2008

Financial Analyst - Corporate Finance

Solidus Securities SA, Athens Greece

Main Responsibilities: Preparation of Tender Offer, IPO and FPO Prospectuses and presentations, also Corporate Annual Reports. Daily communication with the Hellenic Capital Market Commission and the Athens Stock Exchange authorities. Identifying possible M&A targets and acquirers; participating in deal origination & execution.

Key Achievements: Established contact and carried out the technicalities of a deal with two British Private Equity firms that resulted in a €200m offer for a private placement. Overall raised €35m for various firms in Athens Stock Exchange IPOs and FPOs as a sub-underwriting member.

2004 - 2006

Equity Analyst, Sell Side - Equity Research

Solidus Securities SA, Athens Greece

Main Responsibilities: Initiated and published Equity Research Reports for several listed firms using DCF/Relative Valuation. Developed detailed spreadsheets to identify trends and prepare forecasts. Assisted clients in making investment choices.

Key Achievements: Reorganized daily/monthly market information presentation to clients. Developed a small-cap report to screen securities with large growth potential and strong balance sheets. Organized and carried out a series of presentations and road shows to foreign institutional investors in Brussels, London, Paris, Madrid with the CEO and Asset Management Head.

1998 - 2002

Junior Equity Analyst, Sell Side - Equity Research

Credit Securities SA, Athens Greece

Performed fundamental analysis/valuation on small/medium-cap listed companies, executed order-taking, and back office tasks. 

1993 - 1995

Air-Force Police Officer, VIP Security

Hellenic Air-Force, Athens Greece

In charge of security for higher officers, state officials, and overall camp security

Education

Education
2002 - 2003

Master of Science in International Securities, Investment and Banking

ΙCMA Centre , Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK
1996 - 2001

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The American College of Greece

Specialization in Accounting and Finance, Graduation with High Distinction, GPA 3.50