ACV

AVIATION CAPITAL
VENTURES

Board of Directors

The Board of directors currently consists of three members. These have been chosen because of the vast and long experience in the Aviation industry and the travel industry as well as the solid knowledge of Corporate affairs and building tax-efficient Corporate structures. In addition to that the Company has a Company secretary.

The members of the board and Company secretary are;

Mr. Thanassis Kokkotas – Member of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Thanassis started at United Airlines, (UAL), as an account executive where he developed expertise in marketing strategies within the airline sector. He was also involved in public relations and interfacing with external parties. The main focus of Thanassis work at UAL was market strategies, public relations, interfacing with external agencies and developing business plans. Thanassis was also instrumental in the growth of Superfast Ferries, where he as the commercial manager made them a market leader.   Thanassis was also a director of Sky Europe, this senior level experience of working within a European low-cost carrier gives Thanassis the skills needed to take The Company forward.

Educated in the EU and the United States, Thanassis has a Bachelor in Business Administration from Steward University in Georgia, USA, and a master in Business Administration from SGU in Oxford, England. He has also received training in Computer Sciences and is a certified commercial pilot.

Mr. Triantafillou Vassilis -Chairman of the Board

Vassilis has extensive management and leadership expertise in the tourism industry where he has held senior positions for over 20 years. The experience and contacts he brings to the table are extremely valuable.  Vassilis’ level of excellence and work ethic have been commended many times, where he has won several awards from EU and Asian-based companies.

Through two tour operators owned by Vassilis based in Greece and Cyprus he services major accounts such as GTA, Kuoni and TUI amongst others.

Mr. Andrew Lamb – Member of the Board

Andrew has over 40 years public practice as both a UK and International accountant coupled with significant experience in the vertical integration of financial management, human resource management, quality management, information systems and international legal/fiscal systems for both corporate and personal business development and investment. He recently retired as President of The Association of International Accountants (one of the UK RQB’s). and is the former President of a European group of accountants and lawyers.

Mr. Graham May – Company secretary

Graham is a qualified lawyer, conversant with all areas of law, but with particular emphasis on hedge funds. He has over 25 years of experience in the alternative investments business, including international experience as a practicing attorney in the Cayman Islands, where he advised on banking, insurance, trusts and mutual funds. From 1989 he was based in the UK as a lawyer and manager for Gaiacorp, the currency hedge fund, and subsequently as Managing Director of its London subsidiary, Titan Capital Management, where he played a key role in developing the firm’s global business. Graham has worked extensively as a consultant in the City of London, including with Mottram Partners, a legal, accounting, and compliance subsidiary of a PLC, and subsequently at Millers Associates.  He has an MA in Law from Cambridge University

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