Our Team​

SouthBridge Advisors is managed by a team of senior professionals who combine private equity, operations, investment banking and other related experience. The team has a thorough understanding of the Greek business landscape and a strong base of international know-how.​

Board of directors

George Mavridis

Chairman of the BoD, Founding Managing Partner, Investment Committee Member

George has 23 years of experience in private equity, financial advisory and investment banking. He is a founding managing partner and member of the investment committee of SouthBridge Europe Mezzanine SCA SICAR. He has also held senior management positions in EFG Telesis and EFG Eurobank and has successfully developed two financial advisory firms. He has structured and executed a large number of M&A transactions and advisory projects across a variety of sectors. He also has significant experience in operating, organizational and financial restructurings. ​

He holds an MBA in Finance from Athens University of Economics and a BA in Business Administration from Aristotles University of Thessaloniki.​

Miltos Kornaros

Vice Chairman of the BoD, Managing Partner, Investment Committee Member​

Miltos has 20 years of experience in the fields of private equity, investment banking and financial and operational restructuring. He is a managing partner and member of the investment committee of SouthBridge Europe Mezzanine SCA SICAR. He has held senior management positions at EFG Telesis, EFG Eurobank, Marfin Investment Group, Investment Bank of Greece, Singular Logic and Geniki Bank. He has structured and executed complex M&A, equity & debt capital markets transactions, across a variety of sectors both as an advisor and as an investment manager. ​

He holds a M.Sc. in International Business & Finance from the University of Reading (UK) and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the American College of Greece – Deree

Alexander Metallinos

Board Member

Alexander is Deputy Managing Partner in Karatzas & Partners law firm. He has extensive experience in banking, financing, energy and corporate law, as well as international arbitration. He specialises in energy project financing and acquisition financing. In addition, he has done pioneering work in the fields of securitizations, structure finance and financing transactions. He has acted in multiple securitization transactions since the enactment of the Greek Securitization Law (Law 3156/2003), including covered bond issuances and milestone NPL-portfolio related securitizations for the Greek market. Alexander has participated in various committees for the reform of Greek corporate and insolvency law, including the committee that drafted law 4548/2018 on companies limited by shares (sociétés anonymes) and the committee to draft a new bankruptcy code.

Investment Committee

Evi Andrianou

Founding Managing Partner, Investment Committee Member​

Evi has 23 years’ experience in the private equity, financial advisory and consulting sector. She has held senior management positions in financial institutions in Greece and has successfully developed two financial advisory firms. She is a founding managing partner and member of the investment committee of SouthBridge Europe Mezzanine SCA SICAR, a private equity fund investing in Greek growth SMEs since 2014. In addition she has executed a large number of transactions mainly for SMEs and MidCaps, offering strategic advice and structuring equity and debt transactions.

She holds an MBA in Finance from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, (US) and a BA in Business Administration from Athens University of Economics​ ​

George Mavridis

Chairman of the BoD, Founding Managing Partner, Investment Committee Member

George has 23 years of experience in private equity, financial advisory and investment banking. He is a founding managing partner and member of the investment committee of SouthBridge Europe Mezzanine SCA SICAR. He has also held senior management positions in EFG Telesis and EFG Eurobank and has successfully developed two financial advisory firms. He has structured and executed a large number of M&A transactions and advisory projects across a variety of sectors. He also has significant experience in operating, organizational and financial restructurings. ​

He holds an MBA in Finance from Athens University of Economics and a BA in Business Administration from Aristotles University of Thessaloniki.​

Miltos Kornaros

Vice Chairman of the BoD, Managing Partner, Investment Committee Member​

Miltos has 20 years of experience in the fields of private equity, investment banking and financial and operational restructuring. He is a managing partner and member of the investment committee of SouthBridge Europe Mezzanine SCA SICAR. He has held senior management positions at EFG Telesis, EFG Eurobank, Marfin Investment Group, Investment Bank of Greece, Singular Logic and Geniki Bank. He has structured and executed complex M&A, equity & debt capital markets transactions, across a variety of sectors both as an advisor and as an investment manager. ​

He holds a M.Sc. in International Business & Finance from the University of Reading (UK) and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the American College of Greece – Deree

Our team

Pantelis Psallidas

Junior Partner​

Pantelis has 14 years of experience in private equity, financial advisory and investment banking. He has held senior management positions in EFG Eurobank. He has been involved in several challenging corporate finance and advisory projects, across a variety of sectors and has significant experience in operating, organizational and financial restructurings. ​

He holds a M.Sc. in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Lancaster (UK) and a BA in Business Administration from University of Piraeus. He is also a CFA charter holder.

Stathis Pothitos

Portfolio Manager / Investment Manager

Stathis has 8 years of professional experience in corporate finance and investment banking. He has been involved in several challenging corporate finance and advisory projects, across a variety of sectors. He has held senior management positions in Piraeus Bank, Grivalia Properties REIC and Praxia Bank. ​

He holds an MBA in Finance from Athens University of Economics and a B.Sc. in Informatics from Athens University of Economics . He is also a CFA charter holder.

Michalis Kyriakopoulos

Investment Manager

Michael has 8 years’ experience in private equity, investment banking and financial advisory. 

Prior to joining SouthBridge, he was a member of the investment banking team of Eurobank where he has advised on a number of Large, Mid and Small-Cap M&A transactions across various sectors. Michael has also spent one year at  Deloitte Athens Office, in the Financial Advisory Services unit, where he has been involved in a number of due diligence, independent business review / debt restructuring and business plan projects. 

He holds a MSc in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Business Administration from the Athens University of Economics and Business. He is also a CFA charter holder.

Solon Molho

Risk Manager​

Solon has 23 years of experience in financial analysis and strategy. He has held senior management positions in Telesis Securities – EFG Eurobank Securities and Titan Cement.


He holds a MA in Political Sciences from Panteion University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from the University of Portsmouth (UK) and a B.Sc. In Mathematics with Economics from the University of Sussex (UK). He is also a Certified International Investment Analyst, a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments, a Member  of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications and a Member of RICS.

Kimon Saitakis

Compliance Officer / Legal Advisor

Kimon has 10 years of professional experience in corporate law. He is a Civil Law Professor and member of the Athens Bar Association. 

He holds a PhD in Law, a LL.M. in Civil Law and a LL.B. in Law, all from the University of Athens, Faculty of Law.

Post-doctoral researcher in bond loan law, University of Athens