Mr. Morianos has extensive experience in the investment management industry. He started his professional career in 1988 as a financial analyst at Alpha Bank. He later worked as a portfolio manager at Alpha Investment Co.. Then, he joined the Hellenic Investment Company S.A, where he served as member of the Board, C.E.O, Chief Investment Officer and Chairman of the Investment Committee. In 1999, he was elected Chairman of the Board and the Investment Committee of DIAS Investment Co.. In 2001, he became C.E.O in Telesis Investment Management S.A, where he was a major shareholder and Chairman of the Investment Committee until 2003, when the company was sold to Eurobank and was renamed Eurobank Asset Management S.A.. At Eurobank Asset Managent S.A., which then merged with the Mutual Fund Company of Eurobank, Mr. Morianos worked for 10 years as a member of the Board, General Manager, C.E.O. and Chairman of the Investment Committee. Mr. Morianos has also served as a board member of the companies, GFM Levant Capital Cayman Ltd, Eurobank EFG Cyprus, and as Chairman of the Board of DIAS II Specialized Investment Fund Luxembourg (2012-2013) and Eurobank Fund Management Company Luxembourg (2011-2013). From 2012 until today Mr. Morianos is a member of the Board and the Investment Committee of the listed in Luxembourg Stock Exchange, Ophelia Investments S.A. Moreover, Mr. Morianos has served as Vice President of the Association of Greek Institutional Investors and of the Association of Investment Services Companies. Mr. Morianos holds a degree in Economics from Athens University, and an MBA from Boston University.
Chief Compliance Officer
Mr. Yiannis Georgiadis is Chief Compliance Officer of AssetWise Capital Management. Mr. Georgiadis started his career in1983 at Η. Kyriakou S.A., at the sales department. In 1990 he switched to the banking industry, specifically at HSBC Bank, where he worked in senior positions, at the sales and investment department. In 1997 Mr. Georgiadis became Head of Private Banking of HSBC in Greece and served as member of the board and the Investment Committee of HSBC Asset Management Greece. Later, in 2001, he designed and developed the Private Banking of National Bank of Greece, for Greece and abroad, where he held the position of the Director of Private Banking N.B.G. Mr. Georgiadis has also been a member of the Board and the Investment Committee of N.B.G Asset Management, until 2013. Mr. Georgiadis holds a B.sc. in Mathematics and Statistics from the Alleghenny College,Meadville, U.S.A.
Dr. Nikitas Pittis is the Chief Economist of AssetWise Capital Management. He is also Professor in Financial Management of the University of Piraeus, since 2000. The impact of his scientific work ranks him in the top 8% of economists in the Europe (based on RePEc Ranking: Research Papers in Economics Ranking). After completing his PhD at the University of London, Dr. Pittis worked as a senior research associate at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in London and then as an economic analyst in the research department of UBS in Zurich. He was also member of the Board of Economic Advisors at the Ministry of Economics and Finance of the Greek Government. Professor Pittis has published more than forty research papers in highly ranked academic journals. His work is widely recognized, as documented in the thousands of citations to his name in 'Google' and 'Google Scholar' search engines, in academia and financial and banking institutions all over the world. In 1995 his work was selected for inclusion in 'Advances in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management'. He has co-ordinated a big number of research projects funded by various national and international organizations and foundations. He has presented his work in a big number of prestigious international scientific conferences and has given academic and public lectures at Universities and Research Institutes all over the world.
Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Alexandros Tsoukopoulos is the Chief Investment Officer of AssetWise Capital Management. Prior to AssetWise Mr. Tsoukopoulos was a Senior Director in the Institutional Sales Department of Eurobank EFG Asset Management M.F.M.C., responsible for international sales. Previously, as a Senior Director in the Investment Management Division of Eurobank EFG Asset Management, he was in charge of the Portfolio Management for private clients. He has also served as head of the Discretionary Asset Management unit for Eurobank EFG, as a portfolio manager for private clients with Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner and Smith (Hellas) and as Investment Consultant with Societe Generale, Athens. Mr. Tsoukopoulos holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Illinois and a BA in Economics from the University of La Verne, California.
Head of Research & Portfolio Management
Dr. Panagiotis Samartzis is the Head of Research & Portfolio Management of AssetWise Capital Management. He holds a PhD in Econometrics from the University of Piraeus, Greece, an MSc in Mathematics & Finance from Imperial College London, UK and a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Athens. He has also served as a research associate at the Discretionary Asset Management unit of Eurobank EFG. He is also a research associate at the department of Banking and Financial Management at University of Piraeus, giving lectures and seminars.
Head of Marketing & Sales
Mrs Magda Benaki is the Head of Marketing & Sales of AssetWise Capital Management. Mrs Benaki started her carrier in Dorian Bank Private Banking in 1993. She worked in Dorian Bank until 2001 as Head of Private Banking in the bank and then as Head of Sales and Marketing in Dorian Mutual Fund Management Company. Then she worked as Head of Sales and Marketing in Telesis Mutual Fund Management Company. From 2002 she worked in Eurobank Group at the Asset Management department. She stayed in Eurobank until 2007 from where she left as an Assistant Director in Eurobank Asset Management. She joined Amundi Greece in 2007 as Sales & Marketing Manager where she stayed for almost 10 years. Mrs Benaki holds a degree in Economics from Athens University and an MSc in International Banking and Financial Studies from Southampton University – UK.
Head of Operations
Ms. Polytimi Salma is the Head of Operations Department and DPO as well as one of AssetWise's founding members since the incorporation of the company. She has worked in positions of responsibility in management and operations, gaining experience in large organizations. She started her career at Hilton Athens then Sprider S.A at operations department and then switched to the banking sector. In 2007 she joined Eurobank Asset Management S.A . as senior administrator and stayed after the merger with Eurobank M.F.M.C. until 2013. She holds a bachelor degree from the Department of Management and Economics, Section Tourism Management from the Technological Institute of Crete, and an MSc in Economics from the Department of Banking and Financial Management at the University of Piraeus with distinction.
Head of Middle Office
Mrs Ioanna Xeraki is a member of AssetWise‘s Middle Office. She has a long experience in Investments and Middle Office departments in Eurobank Group since 2007.In particular, she held the position of Portfolio Manager Assistant in the Investment & Strategy Division of Eurobank Asset Management M.F.M.C..while previously she has worked at the Middle Office of Eurobank Asset Management as responsible for the Institutional Clients and at the Middle Office of Eurobank Asset Management SA.. She studies Business Administration at the Hellenic Open University.
Senior Portfolio Counselor
Mr. Panos Karouzos is a Senior Portfolio Counselor in AssetWise Capital Management since 2016. Mr. Karouzos started his career in Citibank Plc as Senior Citigold Executive. In 2007 he joined HSBC Bank Plc as Senior Premier Manager in Financial Planning & Wealth Management Department. Mr. Karouzos holds an MA (Econ) in Finance from the University of Manchester U.K, a BSc in Statistics and Insurance Science from the University of Piraeus and a Diploma in Business Administration from Wigan & Leigh College UK. He also holds professional certifications from the Bank of Greece.
Senior Portfolio Counselor
Mr. Konstantinos Velissaris is a Senior Portfolio Counselor in AssetWise Capital Management since 2014. Mr. Velissaris started his career in Citibank Plc as a Citigold Executive. In 2007 he joined the HSBC Bank Plc initially as a Financial Planning Manager and later as a Premier Relationship Manager in Retail Banking & Wealth Management. Mr. Velissaris holds an MBA in International Banking and Finance from the University of Birmingham U.K and a BSc in Economics from the Athens University of Economics and Business (ASOEE). He is certified Portfolio Manager by Bank Of Greece.
Senior Portfolio Counselor
Mr. Vangelis Kokkoris is a Senior Portfolio Counselor in AssetWise Capital Management. He has an extensive track record (over 20 years) in the financial industry and international capital markets, with solid experience and knowledge in Portfolio Management, Derivative Products and Project Management. He has served as head of the Derivatives Department with Axon Securities S.A. as well as with Capital Securities S.A., Derivatives Market Surveillance Supervisor of Hellenic Exchanges SA and Discretionary & Advisory Portfolio Manager at HSBC Securities Greece. During his professional career he led as project manager various projects in the above organizations and companies for which he worked.He holds a Bachelor in Business and Finance from the American College of Greece. He is a Certified Market and Securities Analyst, Certified Portfolio Manager, Certified Derivatives Market Maker/ Trader and Certified Project Manager in Prince2 and Scrum Agile.
Mr Vasilis Vasilopoulos is a Portfolio Counselor at AssetWise Capital Management since 2018. Mr Vasilopoulos has 15 years of experience in portfolio management and investment advisory in the banking industry, starting in 2004 at Citibank as a CitiGold Executive / Financial Consultant and later, in 2008, at Eurobank as a Private Banking Relationship Manager. Mr Vasilopoulos holds an MSc in Finance from UMIST / University of Manchester UK and a BSc in Banking and Financial Management from the University of Piraeus. He is a certified investment advisor from Bank of Greece.
Mr. Vasilis Albanis is working as Compliance Associate in AssetWise Capital Management. He holds the MSc Program ''Finance, Investments and Risk Management'' from the Athens University of Economics and Business and also a B.Sc. in Accounting & Finance from the same University.
Mr. Giannis Stamatis is working as Research Associate in the Research Department of AssetWise Capital Management. He holds a bachelor degree in Banking and Financial Management from the University of Piraeus with many distinctions and is CFA Level 1 candidate.
Mr. Christos Nasias is working as an Operations Associate in AssetWise Capital Management. He worked as an accountant in the company Zeakis Financial Mentoring and in various Greek companies like Savvalas Publications. Mr. Nasias holds a B.Sc. in Financial Accounting from the Technological Education Institute of Crete and a professional license of Tax consultant ‘B’ class.
Ms. Christina Peroukidou works in the department of office administration and secretarial support of AssetWise Capital Management. She is experienced in customer service, as she has worked in the customer service department of Beiersdorf Hellas S.A. (NIVEA) and the relevant department of consulting company StratIS - Information Society Strategies and Actions LTD. Ms. Peroukidou holds a B.Sc. in Marketing to the School of Economics and Management of the Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki.