Dimitrios Georgiou

Dimitrios Georgiou

Athens, Greece
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Dimitrios Georgiou

Dimitrios Georgiou

Athens, Greece
Member since September 7, 2016
Dimitri conducted his first equity research at the age of 14, since then he has evaluated more than €1BN of real estate assets and has raised ~300k for his first startup. These experiences have endowed him with not only top skills, but also a holistic point of view. After seeing the financial system from the inside, he left ECB to become a freelancer and to be able to work on a variety of fascinating projects and remain constantly challenged.
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Career Highlights
Academic Highlights
Portfolio
Industry Expertise
  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate
Other Expertise
  • Business Plan Development
  • Financial Analysis
  • Market Research
  • Southern Europe
  • Startups
Employment
  • Freelance Finance Expert
    Freelance Finance Expert
    2016 - PRESENT
    • Assisted the CFO of software company on reconciliation and revenues/contracts analysis.
    • Performed venture financing research for a FinTech startup (Switzerland-based).
    • Contributed financial analysis and planning for an e-health startup—leading to its acceptance from an incubator (Greece-based).
    • Developed the business plans and market research for a business intelligence consulting firm in cooperation with the CEO (UK-based).
    • Did market research for a consulting firm (Canada-based).
    • Worked on market and investment research for a real estate private equity focusing in the hotel market (US-based).
    • Did market research on online retail and suggested innovative growth strategies.
    Focus areas: Market Research, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting, Venture Funding, Business Plan Development
  • Banking Supervision Analyst
    European Central Bank
    2015 - 2016
    • Evaluated the sustainability and profitability of a large Italian bank by analyzing its financial statements and business model.
    • Replicated the formulas measuring the business, capital, credit, and liquidity risks for the supervisory review and evaluation process by using back testing and reverse engineering.
    • Built monitoring reports by analyzing complex data and legal documents related with non-performing and large exposures, liquidity, and credit risks.
    • Participated in the financial innovation study group regarding the use and impact of technologies such as the blockchain.
    Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Business Model Analysis, Liquidity Analysis, Credit Risk Analysis, Compliance, Financial Innovation
  • Business Analyst
    i-teams
    2015 - 2015
    • Selected to be one of a 6-member team for the commercialization of a new ultra-compact cooler (Department of Physics, University of Cambridge).
    • Cooperated with post-graduate science students from 4 different continents and a seasoned business angel.
    • Created a business opportunity evaluation framework for the members of the team with no business background.
    • Explored the opportunities of the invention in the area of quantum computing by conducting secondary and primary research.
    • Concluded that the inventors should look in a different area (semiconductors) and offered a recommendation on how they could adjust the invention based on the needs of the examined industry.
    Focus areas: Market Research, Market Sizing, Company Presentation, Primary Research
  • Equity Analyst
    Asian Equities Relative Return Fund
    2014 - 2015
    • Selected as an equity analyst of the Asian Equity RRF from the Committee of the Cambridge University Investment and Finance Society (a 5-member real estate team).
    • Shortlisted a series of public traded property management properties from Singapore, Hong Kong, and China.
    • Picked Sun Hung Kai Properties and contacted fundamental analysis and comparables valuation.
    • Outperformed the benchmark (Hang Seng) by 19%.
    Focus areas: Equity Research, Market Research, Company Presentation
  • Analyst
    SPDI Private Equity
    2013 - 2014
    • Cooperated with the CFO on the due diligence and valuation process for prospective projects that led to €70m of property acquisitions in South-East Europe.
    • Produced weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports—following thorough secondary and primary market research and analysis for the management and shareholders.
    • Participated in the due diligence process for the evaluation of large portfolio of distressed properties.
    • Built a 5-year budgeting model—following a merger with two other investment vehicles.
    • Developed the business model for the investigation of a new market entry.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions, Budgeting, Valuation, Market Research, Due Dilligence, Fundraising Presentation Development, Primary Research, New Market Entry
  • President | Founder
    AUEBS' Investment and Finance Club
    2012 - 2013
    • Used my leadership and interpersonal and organizational skills to establish the first student Investment and Finance Club in Greece.
    • Developed from the ground-up robust relationships with financial companies, such as the Hellenic Stock Exchange and PwC.
    • Launched a series of activities such as the student finance magazine Bubble and the Research Practicum where students were cooperating with companies in real-life, research projects.
    • Increased by 200% the initial membership, leading a team of 60.
    Focus areas: Communication, Market Research, Budgeting
  • Fellow
    Athens Entrepreneurship Hubs
    2012 - 2013
    • Selected because of an innovative business concept in the hospitality industry that could boost up to 6x the profits of an existing lodge.
    • Developed from scratch the business model.
    • Managed to raise €220,000 for its implementation.
    Focus areas: Business Plan Development, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Fundraising Presentation Development, Market Research, Budgeting, Competition Analysis
  • Business Analyst
    Smeralda Consulting et Associati
    2012 - 2012
    • Participated in the regional strategic planning of European grant programs for culture, tourism, real estate, and education.
    • Built the financial model (projections and capital structure) for a project in the alternative energy sector; which consequently was funded with a €800,000-loan.
    • Conducted research for a Bulgarian-Italian joint venture in social entrepreneurship.
    • Selected for the program "Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs," based on an innovative business concept (software).
    Focus areas: Market Research, Business Plan Development, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Modeling, Fundraising, Customer Research
  • Research Analyst
    SPDI Private Equity
    2012 - 2012
    • Conducted research for real estate, political, and economic developments in South-East Europe.
    • Built a report with suggestions regarding new markets and opportunities.
    • Received an offer for a full-time position.
    Focus areas: Market Research, Comparable Company Analysis, New Market Entry
  • Junior Economic Analyst
    Eurobank EFG
    2011 - 2011
    • Analyzed data for the banking and fiscal sector in South-East Europe.
    • Published an analysis of Romania’s banking sector in the “New Europe: Economics and Strategy” edition.
    • Used databases such as Bloomberg and Ecowin Reuters.
    • Gathered statistics from the World Bank, IMF, Eurostat, OECD, and local institutions.
    Focus areas: Economic Research, Economic Forecasting, Data Analysis, Databases
  • Financial Advisor
    Focus Financial Services
    2010 - 2010
    • Notified and consulted debtors of overdue liabilities.
    • Developed a personalized strategy and targets with them.
    • Exceeded the €60,000/month collection target (part-time).
    Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting
Education
  • Master's degree in Finance
    University of Cambridge - Cambridge, UK
    2014 - 2015
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance
    Athens University of Economics and Business - Athens, Greece
    2008 - 2012
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