Strategist, Corporate Finance, Axiom Capital Europe
Panos Skliamis is an experienced strategist and management consulting executive with more than 15 years progressive experience in technology and investment banking projects. He is currently consulting European and US based corporations on Strategy, Business Development and Finance, while he has been fostering investor relations with a variety of investors like Family Offices, Asset and Wealth Managers, Angel investors, VCs, PEs, Credit Opportunity funds and Trade Finance funds.
Panos is a high impact and visionary professional able to differentiate and position an organization’s value proposition, as well as initiate operational effectiveness, to achieve sustainable competitive advantage with innovation and integration of technology. He has proven business change and functional expertise of aligning an organization’s business goals with approaches that delivers the highest value to increase scalability. He has also a recognized track record of managing fast paced operations across geographies.
He has been active with projects in major financial centers like London, Luxembourg, Zurich, Geneva, Milan, N. York, Austin and San Francisco, and he is well known as a business rainmaker and thought leader in wealth management and FinTech.
For his innovative thinking and numerous achievements, he has been included in the annual publication of the list with the TOP 40 London’s Financial Technology Leaders, released by Harrington Starr in 2014.
During 2014 he was officially invited by the US Department of State to moderate the funding panel for the US Global Entrepreneurship Program and the Delegation in Greece.
Panos boasts valuable real world experience, which he gained in executive positions in the private and public sector and international organizations. Among others he has successfully completed fund raising for new projects and four international listings with Greek based corporations.
He also designed a pioneering series of tourism and property events that promoted and networked Greek companies in international markets.
Panos was previously Head of Strategy for an internationally awarded Greek listed technology and financial software company, Head of Strategy for an investment banking London boutique, while he has worked in risk management and financial analysis with London based corporations.
In the public sector, he provided valuable services to the community working as City Manager in one of the largest Greek municipalities. For his contribution he received a lot of praise and was honoured with a position in the Board of Directors of the National Association of City Managers of Greek Municipalities.
He has been elected Vice President for the World Council of Expertsfor FIABCI International, following a successful service as elected Secretary General of the Finance Committee. FIABCI is the largest business club of professionals in the real estate industry. From this position he is able to supervise 60 chapters in 48 countries with 3,500 members, while collaborating directly with the United Nations and World Bank Group for projects in Southeast Europe.
He is also a member of the Hellenic Bankers’ Association of the UK (HBA).
Panos has completed special executive leadership education for Corporate Restructuring& M&A at the Harvard Business School. He has earned an MSc in Financial Services and Investment Management from BU and a BSc in Economics from AUEB.