Vassilis is CIO of Levant Partners AIFM. He has 25 years of on-the-ground investing experience in Emerging markets, having worked among others, for the EMEA Private Equity division of Bankers Trust in London and AIG Capital Partners in New York. For the last 15 years, Vassilis has been managing portfolios focusing on Turkey, Russia, Central Europe and the Middle East. He is also a frequent commentator on political and economic affairs in the EMEA region for national and international media. He holds a BA in Economics from Connecticut College and an MA in Political Philosophy from New York University.