Anastasios Avranas

Co Founder and CEO, Interfima

Anastasios has initiated his career in the fund management industry as a back office and a dealing room employee for Intertrust, a mutual funds management firm. Later on, he co-founded and ran as one of its four directors a financial consultancy firm, where he managed corporate finance services, leading public and private restructuring, financing and refinancing schemes. Following that role, he got associated with Esthlos business boutique, an advisory firm in Athens dealing with corporate finance activities. In 2007, he initiated financial training activities before founding Interfima in 2010, a professional organization based in Luxembourg, with offices in the UK and the United Arab Emirates. Between 2007 and 2010 he was member in the board of directors for IMG marine builders a maritime design company with its HQ in Cyprus. He has engaged with a series of startups in the tech industry, either as an external advisor or as a member of the management team. Anastasios possesses knowledge for a series of different industries and holds an MBA from the University of LaVerne and an MSc in Corporate Finance from SDA Bocconi.  He has presented to professionals in topics such as financial management and planning, and tutored young entrepreneurs on International Business and Finance. 

Publications

The Value of Ethics in Finance
This opinion presents and promotes the growing importance of the qualitative aspects of investing an...
10 Reasons Why Fintech Startups Fail
A white paper from William Mills Agency (WMA) on the rise and fall of fintech startups
Where Is Cybercrime Really Coming From?
IBM’s Caleb Barlow on TED. Cybercrime netted a whopping $450 billion in profits las...
Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report 2016
Despite their significance for economic activity, precise and comprehensive insights into the levels...
Fintech in Capital Markets: A Land of Opportunity
Enormous opportunity arises when established capital markets (CM) players such as investment banks c...
Blockchain Technology: Preparing for Change
Possibly the biggest opportunity from taking an open approach to innovation. This technology has the...
The Global Risks Report 2016
The Global Risks Report 2016, 11th Edition is published by the World Economic Forum within the frame...
Loan Collection Technology
A useful report of how technology systems, affect collection practices.
Strategic risk management in insurance Navigating the rough waters ahead
Strategic risks pose unique threats, opportunities for insurers
20 Best and Worst Banks for 2016
A Forbes report on US Banking Institutions