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.
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

Co-Executive Director & Risk Manager
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, qualification of Economist-Accountant, CySEC Advanced Certification, CySEC AML Certification, and Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Risk Management by the European Institute of Management and Finance.

Emiliya joined the BAO team in January 2020. Her experience in Corporate and Fund Administration in a few of the leading service providers in Cyprus makes her a strong asset to our team. In addition, Emiliya became a skillful Risk Manager with substantial expertise not only in all corporate and regulations related but also in the procedures and requirements of Risk policies and processes.

Her responsibilities within our Cyprus team involve conducting and analyzing risk assessments and reports and developing risk management controls and systems for risk treatments and monitoring. Moreover, Emiliya manages, evaluates, and approves the Company’s strategic objectives, strategies related to risk prevention, and internal governance. Her strong organizational and decision-making skill, along with her intricate understanding of corporate and risk management laws and regulations, enable her to support the corporate and compliance departments via direct and clear communication, ensuring the Company’s requests execution.
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.