Chairman, Non-Executive Director
Mr. Anastasiadis has over 45 years of experience in Business Auditing, Organization, and Administration. After five years in the business audit and organization departments of Arthur Andersen, he served as CFO at subsidiaries of international companies in Greece, including Ericsson, Friesland and Vodafone. From 2000 to 2006, he was called upon to assist with the securitization and reorganization of PPC S.A. as its CFO. He led the successful launch of Panafon S.A. (Vodafone) and PPC S.A. on the Athens and London Stock Exchanges.
He has served as CEO of Panafon Services S.A. and On Telecoms S.A., as member of the board of directors of Tellas S.A., PPC Telecoms S.A., Wind PPC Holding N.V., Larco GMMC, Panafon Services S.A. and Unifon S.A., among other companies. He studied Economics and Business Administration at the Athens University of Economics and Business.
Chair of the Audit Committee, Non-Executive Member of the Board
Anna Saipi holds a BSc in Economics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, as well as the professional certifications of A’ Class Accountant-Tax Advisor from the Economic Chamber of Athens and Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) from the International Institute of Internal Auditors. She is an experienced internal auditor with a history of 32 years in the field of Audit and Assurance of Greek and multinational organizations. She has experience in the areas of identifying, assessing and managing Operational Risks, organizing methods for monitoring business goals, recommending and applying safeguards, and has managed various projects for reorganization and improvement of corporate procedures on an international level.
During her career, she has gained experience in interacting with International Capital Market Commissions, Boards of Directors, European Central Banks and International Financial Institutions, as well as with Internal Audit Committees in Greece and abroad. She started her career as an Internal Auditor in 1989, at the Latsis Group. In 2000 she was promoted to Internal Audit Director, with responsibility for the Filippou Investments Group. In 2004 she joined the multinational First Data Corporation as Internal Audit Director for the EMEA region and gradually expanding her purview to other countries. Since 2018 she has served as Vice President International Regions of Fiserv (formerly First Data) for the regions of Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Non-Executive Member of the Board
Spiros Rouvas holds a degree in Economics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, specializing in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) from the Informatics Department of the same university.
He has more than 10 years of experience as a management consultant in strategic transformation projects in the private sector, especially in information systems implementation and business processes redesign projects. He has collaborated with the largest Greek and multinational companies that have activities in Greece, gaining experience in various industries, implementing or participating in over 100 projects. In addition, he has been a special advisor to the Ministry of Finance with the main objective of articulating a single and cohesive strategy for the management of Public Property.
Through his career he has gained significant experience in stakeholders’ management, working with executives of international institutions, management executives of large organizations, etc.
Since 2019, he has been working as a Strategy & Business Development Manager at Growthfund, with the main responsibility of drawing up a development strategy for the group, following the standards of peers abroad.
Non-executive Member of the Board
Michael Kandarakis has over 23 years of experience in real estate private equity, having worked in Europe, Asia and the U.S., covering all relevant sectors, including commercial properties, industry, non-performing loans, hospitality, healthcare, and retail. He is a partner in Quilvest Capital Partners, which manages $6 billion in AuM, and he was a founding partner of Soros Real Estate (later Grove International Partners), an investment company with $5 billion in AuM in Asia, Europe and the U.S.
He also served as Operating Partner and Member of the Management Advisory Board of Towerbrook Capital Partners in London and as a member of the Morgan Stanley team that implemented the company’s European real estate investment programme. He sits on the boards of various investment companies and has served as a member of the Investment Committee for the funds he managed. He received a BS in Management from the London School of Economics and speaks English, French and Greek.