Andronikos Andronikou
FOUNDER & CEO
Office: London, Paphos

Paul Mahal
PARTNER
Office: Palo Alto

Dr. George Economou
PARTNER
Office: Limassol

Vijay Jain
PARTNER
Office: New Delhi

Viktoria Meshkova
ASSOCIATE
Office: Paphos

Olesia Yakovenko
PARTNER
Office: Moscow

Founder & CEO

Office: London, Paphos

Andronikos Andronikou

Andronikos is a seasoned leader with a global perspective, boasting extensive international experience across various industries. Throughout his illustrious career, Andronikos has held senior leadership positions in Banking, Real Estate, Investment, Technology, and Shipping, spanning regions such as the UK, Greece, Romania, Cyprus, and Qatar. Andronikos passion for cutting-edge technology, particularly in frontier and space tech, is evident in his active involvement in international M&A and capital raising for tech companies. His banking acumen is underscored by his management of distressed real estate portfolios exceeding $2 billion, with asset sales totalling over $400 million within a single year. An MRICS-accredited professional specializing in Property Finance and Investments, Andronikos has successfully overseen numerous real estate developments, with a focus on resort and residential projects. With a foundation in Mechanical Engineering complemented by an MBA and an MSc in Real Estate Investment from Cass Business School (UK), Andronikos brings a rare blend of technical expertise and strategic business acumen to his leadership roles, driving success across diverse industries on a global scale.

Partner

Office: Palo Alto

Paul Mahal

Paul brings over 25 years of semiconductor expertise, spanning roles in engineering, technology, and executive leadership at prominent companies like Philips/Signetics, Catalyst, KLA Tencor, Novellus, and Lam Research. His global impact is evident through collaborations with MIT, Sematech, Seiko, Oki, and Thompson-SGS, driving innovation forward. With a vision for humanitarian progress, he collaborates with the United Nations to establish Silicon Valley Innovation Labs. As a co-founder of Sem-India, he spearheaded a joint venture with AMD, aiming to initiate a $3B semiconductor manufacturing project in India. Through partnerships with AARDO, Paul aims to democratize technology access across 30+ countries, representing a population of 2.5 billion. At Stanford’s Ideal Village, he advocates for the global deployment of emerging technologies. With a US semiconductor patent to his name, Paul exemplifies a steadfast commitment to technological advancement, international collaboration, and societal betterment. Paul’s interests extend far beyond semiconductors, encompassing energy/power, clean/green technology, agriculture, water, transportation, drones, flying cars, medical/healthcare, and more. Dedicated to advancing these fields for the betterment of society, he collaborates with Dr. Ashok Khosla of Development Alternatives, Home of Hope, and several other organizations on philanthropic initiatives aimed at improving the lives of people worldwide.

Partner

Office: Limassol

Dr. George Economou

Dr. Economou epitomizes a versatile business luminary, boasting a rich tapestry of expertise across various sectors. With a Doctor of Economics from the esteemed Technical University Berlin, his illustrious career spans academia, consultancy, and corporate leadership. As a Technology Consultant for the European Union Innovation Programme, he orchestrated financing endeavours, liaising with venture capitalists and business angels. Transitioning into academia, he lectured on finance and economics, imprinting his wisdom at the Technical University Berlin. His entrepreneurial spirit ignited ventures in real estate and healthcare property development. Notably, as Director at a UAE-based Real Estate Investment company, he navigated Europe’s real estate investment landscape with finesse. Co-founding a European-based Healthcare company, he pioneered premier private Rehabilitation Centres and Hospitals. His tenure as Administration and Finance Director at one of the biggest property developers and hoteliers in the Mediterranean oversaw the monumental Mega Mixed-Use property development. Renowned for assertiveness and negotiation prowess, Dr. Economou is fluent in English, German, and Greek. Currently, Dr.
Economou wields directorial influence at the Cyprus State Petroleum Storage Company Ltd and the China International Investors Association, shaping global business paradigms. Additionally, he manages the real estate portfolio of CDB Bank, further extending his influence and expertise in the realm of global business and finance.

Partner

Office: New Delhi

Vijay Jain

Vijay is a visionary leader renowned for creating innovative products and services across diverse technologies, driving a cumulative valuation of $130 Billion across Canada, the USA, and India. With a proven ability to understand market needs, he consistently delivers above-industry ROI by adapting products and services accordingly.As an investor, pioneer, director, advisor, and fund-raiser, Vijay has left an indelible mark on multiple startups and established enterprises. His portfolio ranges from pioneering efforts in White and Green Hydrogen, Electric Vehicles, AI/ML for Retail and Medical diagnostics, to Telecom, Network Security, Social-Media, and wearables IoT. Moreover, he has been instrumental in fostering global partnerships to scale markets effectively.Vijay’s illustrious career includes key leadership roles such as President and Business Head at Reliance Jio, where he led the charge in both Fixed Line and Wireless networks. He also served as COO and Managing Director at a joint venture between the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company (Govt of Maharashtra, India Company) and Sterlite (Vedanta group company), overseeing the deployment of innovative solutions in live transmission networks.Prior to this, Vijay played pivotal roles at Verizon, USA, and Nortel Network, Canada, demonstrating his versatile leadership abilities. He holds two Master’s degrees from IIT Kharagpur and Concordia University, Canada, and boasts 28 global patents in telecom access networks, along with 56 technical papers. His credentials also include PMP certification, co-editorship of IEEE ComSoc, and certification as a Lead Auditor.In addition, Vijay achieved a significant milestone as the driving force behind the world’s first open FTTx network rollout. With his extensive experience and groundbreaking contributions across various sectors, Vijay continues to redefine industry standards and shape the future of technology worldwide.

ASSOCIATE

Office: Paphos

Viktoria Meshkova

Victoria is a dynamic professional with a robust background in Tourism Management. Having refined her expertise with prominent tour operators, she now directs her focus toward holistic health and wellness. Fueled by a passion for essential oils and healthy living, she champions well-being as her mission. Currently, she serves as a linchpin in daily task management and administrative operations, ensuring seamless functionality. Fluent in English, Russian, and Greek, she adeptly navigates diverse communication needs. Victoria’s fusion of tourism acumen and wellness advocacy renders her an invaluable asset, epitomizing a steadfast dedication to professional excellence and holistic living.

PARTNER

Office: Moscow

Olesia Yakovenko

Olesia is a distinguished art curator and investment expert with over 18 years of international experience. As a founding member of the world’s leading art investment research and strategic advisory firm, she co-authored the renowned Art Investment Handbook in 2006 sponsored by Deutsche Bank, a seminal work guiding high net worth individuals in art acquisitions. Her expertise spans project management, securitization of private and corporate art collections, and strategic advisory services. Olesia’s roles have included art advising and curation for prestigious international clients, overseeing diverse aspects such as financial planning, asset transfer, legal support, and collection management. Notably, she managed multinational teams and directed initiatives in art market research, contributing significantly to the understanding of global art markets. Recognized for her contributions, Olesia has received accolades including the Spear’s Russia Wealth Management Awards. Her profound insights and extensive network make her a trusted figure in the intersection of art and wealth management on a global scale.

Our Locations

United Kingdom: 1-4 Christina St, London EC2A 4PA

Cyprus:  Aristos Paradise Garden Block A, Paphos

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