Date of appointment: 24 September 2013
Currently, Mr. Kalochoritis serves as the managing Partner of Loggerhead Partners (an investment consulting and advisory firm that he founded) based in Dubai. His expertise includes investment banking, hedge fund management, private equity, wealth management and as a chief financial officer. Geographically he has covered North and South America, Western and Eastern Europe and the Middle East. He is experienced in start-ups and turnaround situations.
Previously he spent close to 6 years in Cyprus where, as a co-founder and managing director, he had set up and ran the operations and risk management of a global macro hedge fund. Prior to that he was a senior vice president for Bank Clariden Leu (now Credit Suisse) in Zurich and he headed business development for Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey. He served as the group chief financial officer for Amana Group in Dubai, a major regional construction and industrial group, where he led the group’s corporate restructuring process. During 2001-2003 he was the co-founder and Vice President of a boutique financial intermediary in New York backed by the Blackstone Group. He started his career at Enron in Houston as a financial analyst and later an associate in the finance department, he worked and led investments and transactions in oil, gas, energy and other infrastructure opportunities around the world. He also interned with J.P. Morgan Chase (M & A team) in New York and McKinsey & Co in Athens.
He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s of science degree in finance from Louisiana State University.
Executive Director of Loggerhead Management Consultants, Dubai UAE
Executive Director of Loggerhead Holdings Ltd, BVI
Non-Executive Director of Carouge Investment Ltd, Cayman Islands
Member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee
Member of the Risk Committee