TEAM

We believe that people is our most valuable asset. The team consists of highly qualified professionals with proven market experience in building businesses, investment research, wealth and risk management. Broad skill set and empirical experience of the BAO team ensure our clients credibility and reliability.

Nayan Agarwal

Nayan Agarwal

Managing Director

Expertise: Investment Banking, Investment & Fund management, Trading, People management

Nayan has many years of experience in the Investment Banking and Fund Management areas of the Financial Services industry, with a focus on the Global Management of Wealth. Starting his career path in 1994 as an analyst in Perpetual Investment Management, Nayan was working with huge multinationals such as IBM, Nestlé, ABN AMRO and various other institutions in different capacities. Being involved in the investment structuring and trading operations of corporations he focused on adding value in their day to day operations. Since 2009 he has created and managed many investment funds for listed and private securities across Asia, which resulted in over $250m current AuM in various funds and strategies.
Georgios D. Chatzidimitriou

Georgios D. Chatzidimitriou

Managing Director

MBA (INSEAD), M.Phil in Enterprise Modelling (UMIST), Diploma in Electrical & Electronics engineering (University of Patras)

A Partner and Co-Managing Director of BAO Fund Management, George brought 17 years of Private Equity experience such as partner of SMC Group (a multi family office) and a director and senior investment manager of a Euro 250 million Private Equity Fund. When the fund was merged to Emporiki Bank (then member of Credit Agricole) he was also responsible for the risk management of the portfolio reporting to the Board of the bank. He is also active investor in the dry bulk sector since 2011 and involved in the shipping industry being an expert advisor during setup of 2 private equity shipping funds and a partner for a 3rd one.
Alkis Aloneftis

Alkis Aloneftis

Compliance Officer

MSc. in Investment Management (CASS Business School), BSc. in Economics (University College London)

Alkis has more than 12 years’ experience in financial services compliance, investment management and corporate finance fields. He has headed the Compliance and AML Departments of several regulated Cyprus Investment Firms, offering brokerage services, fund management and investment banking advisory services. He has acted as the lead advisor in the raising of funds by listed companies, both through debt instruments and equity, as well as in a number of merger and acquisition deals involving listed entities. Alkis joined BAO Group in 2019 as a Compliance Officer and AMLCO in the Cyprus-based BAO Capital Partners Ltd.
Emiliya Savva

Emiliya Savva

Corporate Administrator

Frederick University-Bachelor’s degree, Business administration, qualification of Economist-Accountant.

Emiliya joined BAO team in January of 2020. Previously, Emiliya occupied the role of Senior Corporate Administrator at one of the leading law firms in Cyprus as well as working at one of the largest trusts on the island as a Corporate Administrator. Emiliya gained substantial experience in bank account management, international and domestic bank transfers and corporate administration. Having joined our Cyprus team, Emiliya is responsible for maintaining contact with third party providers, handling corporate resolutions and various other essential administrative procedures. Her strong organizational and decision-making skills, along with her intricate understanding of corporate laws and finance, enable her to support the accounting department, as well as liaise with a large portfolio of solicitors, clients and regulatory agents to execute administration requests.
Simran Agarwal

Simran Agarwal

Associate Compliance Officer

MBA Essentials, ICA Certificate in Compliance with Merit, Higher Education in Business Management and Psychology, Bilingual International Baccalaureate, Advanced CySEC Certification.

Simran is a driven and skilled individual, with a vested interest in world markets and global affairs. A background working with a variety of companies enabled her to develop her skills and professional experience. Beginning her career in the head office, BAO Capital Sàrl, as an Administrative Assistant, she then undertook a similar role at Zaboura Communications. She provided professional administrative services to colleagues, managers and supervisors and increased efficiency and organisation. Before joining BAO Capital Partners Ltd (CY) in 2019, Simran worked at Market Securities Ltd where she participated in HR audit, compliance training and, Research and Performance reviews presentation. As Associate Compliance Officer at BAO Simran is responsible for compliance support as well as coordinating with partner companies, administrative supervision, and preparation for internal audit.