Our Team

Advisory Board

Marc Shaedeli

With 20 years’ experience in the risk management area, Heading the Group Risk Management Function of Nestlé for the past 14 years, Marc is a world class advisor in research and development of new solutions that will fulfill corporations’ needs in risk management. His global perspective offers a treasure of know-how in understanding the challenges that our client may have on a group level. Marc is one of the best ambassadors for WEMETRIX efforts’ in international business development.

André Salaam

More than 14 years of experience in managing teams within Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and EY, provide a solid ground to advocate that André is a perfect match in advising WEMETRIX team delivering robust analytical tools to corporations and financial institutions. His deep knowledge in algorithmics, neural networks and mathematics allows our company to match all new methodological developments and reach out for auspicious R&D results. André is also excellent to benchmark our solutions with international competition at a glance and thus keeping our team in continuous constructive alert.

Christos Kontellis

For more than a decade Christos is heading business development for INTRASOFT International Group worldwide. He is the spearhead of group’s new ventures and all efforts in making sales across sectors and geographies. He has an excellent record of successes in launching out-of-the box practices aiding his teams in achieving high targets. WEMETRIX has a sort of an “in-house” top caliber professional that provides all those necessary checks and balances needed for an evergreen business development function on a global level.

Managing Team

Panos Michalopoulos
Partner – Business & Product Development

More than 20 years in managing teams in the areas of credit risk management and business development.
He started his career with PwC as a professional consultant focusing in business planning and risk appraisal. After leaving PwC, Panos found several companies in the areas of business information and credit analytics. During his entrepreneurial route he achieved to establish strategic partnerships with Standard & Poor’s Risk Solutions, Moody’s Analytics and sell Risk Management solutions to banks and multinationals.

Chris Giannakopoulos
Partner – Business Analysis & Delivery

As a professional Chris has more than 20 years of experience in projects where business analysis was always the stepping stone. Chris started in PwC where he was member or led teams of experts working on Accounting, Financial Analysis, Data Modeling, Investment Appraisal and Business Process Re-organization. Chris was one of the founding partners of Hellastat where he developed the innovative Market Insights Unit that with the use of predictive analytics provided forecasts on industrial and social behavioral patterns of the Greek Economy. Chris holds an MSc in Finance & Banking from University of Piraeus and a BSc in Accounting from University of Western Attica.

John Garos
Director – Technology & Analytics

Within the last 14 years Quantitative Data Analytics was the main area of John’s professional career in design or developing Decision Support Systems. John combines mathematical, econometric and software development skills and expertise giving him the ability to easily understand business needs and translate them to his teams’ members as to deliver accurate results in financial risk assessment projects. John holds a BA in International & European Economics from Athens University of Economics & Business, an MSc in Econometrics & Mathematical Economics from London School of Economics and an MSc in Economics from Brown University.

Apostolos Ypsilantis
Director – Operations

Through his career, Apostolos was focused in managing projects in the area of Business Operations. He is an experienced professional and has been part of major Business Planning and Business Transformation projects. Apostolos has the knowledge to understand and manage challenges from the areas of credit, finance, IT and data analytics. He has excellent communication skills and more than 10 years in Project Management. Apostolos holds a BA from Newport University and an MBA from University of Wales.

Georgia Peleki
Director – Product Development & Insights

Having a vast experience within the banking sector, Georgia had the opportunity to meet challenges in both risk appraisal and business development. Georgia became an expert in Piraeus Bank digital transformation for the last 14 years. In particular Georgia was the product manager in bank’s several marketing efforts and products in the retail portfolio. She led the design of many Customer Value Management services that led to a significant increase of up-sell, cross-sell and new customer sales. Georgia holds a BA in Marketing from Deree and an MSc in Digital Business Management from Athens University of Athens.

Panagiotis Tsiogas
Director – Business Development

For nearly two decades, Panagiotis was involved in several projects related to Operational and Retail Banking activities for many Financial Institutions. He led team of experts with major scope to achieve optimum day-to-day business management with retail clients in various product lines as well as being in compliance with all the regulatory framework and directives. Panagiotis an experience professional in implementing operations in business development referring to lending and risk compliance. Panagiotis holds a BSc in Business Administration, Accounting & Finance from Deree and an MBA from ALBA.