Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the supreme consultative and oversight body which evaluates the Company's performance and navigates its course forward towards strategic and financial development, higher professional standards and business supremacy.

Konstantinos Hadjisavvas
Executive Director

Mr. Konstantinos Hadjisavvas has experience in Investment business since 2008, when he held the positions of Risk Manager in Alfa Capital Holdings (Cyprus) Limited, followed by Head of Risk and Compliance and subsequently to the position as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Furthermore he used to act as Director in other group companies and  member of the Investment Committee of Alfa Capital Holdings (Cyprus) Limited.

Mr. Hadjisavvas is of a Cypriot national and has an MBA and Masters of Science in Accounting from Suffolk University, Boston and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Maryland, USA.

Pavel Nazariyan
Non-executive Director, Chairman of the Board

Mr. Nazariyan is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alfa Capital Holdings (Cyprus) Limited. He is also Secretary of the Board and Managing Director of ABH Holdings S.A., a member of the Board of ABH Financial Limited, Alfa Asset Management (Europe) S.A. and Alfa Capital (Russia). Between 1999 and 2002, he served as CFO of Alfa Bank Holdings Ltd, the ultimate holding company of Alfa Banking Group. 

Mr. Nazariyan received his Master of Engineering from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University and Master of Economics with Honours from the Moscow International Marketing and Management Academy. He is a graduate of Senior Executive and Mergers & Acquisitions executive programs at London Business School. He also completed Corporate Restructuring, Financial Instruments & Markets, and Valuation programs at Harvard Business School, and graduated from the Strategic Management in Banking and Leading from the Chair executive programs at INSEAD​.

Ekaterina Beketova
Executive Director

Ms. Beketova graduated from Cyprus International Institute of Management in 2016 obtaining her Master of Science in Financial services.

She has experience in Investment Banking since 2008, when she held the position of Deputy Chief Accountant in Alfa capital Holdings (Cyprus) Limited, followed by Chief Financial officer.

Constantinos Constantinou
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Constantinou graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1987 obtaining a BSc in Economics with First Class Honors. He then worked with KPMG London where he specialised in banking and became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA).  He returned to Cyprus in 1992 and joined the Bank of Cyprus specialising in managing companies with financial and management problems. He later became head of the International Business Unit for the Bank of Cyprus. Since then, he has setup the Private Banking Unit and Institutional Clients Unit for a Cyprus listed investment firm and the Cyprus operations of an EU commercial bank.

Today he has his own advisory and fund management business, advising clients in a diversified industry portfolio and is a board member of listed and privately-owned companies.

Constantinos Demetriou
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Demetriou has extensive experience in the field of audit, tax and advisory. He graduated from the University of Manchester in 2002 with specialization in Accounting and Finance. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG Cyprus and became a member of the ICAEW in 2006. Mr. Demetriou was member of audit teams for big local and international clients, where he subsequently become financial controller of one of the biggest retail groups in Cyprus. In 2007, he joined PwC Cyprus’ Tax Department where he progressed as a manager. In 2009, he decided for a new challenge, being the setting up of the Tax Department in a high up tier firm in Cyprus where he worked there as a Director of the Tax Department. In 2013, Mr. Demetriou decided to become a partner of his own firm, a Cyprus Audit firm, providing tax, assurance, audit and accounting services.

Dmitry Vitman
Non-Executive Director

Mr.Vitman received his Master in Financial management from Moscow Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation (Russia) in 2010.

He started his career in Deutsche Bank, Moscow in 2007 As a leader of a team of quants developed and prototyped.
Since joining McKinsey & Company in 2011, Dmitry led variety of projects in Banking and Capital Markets for clients located in Russia, United States, Czech Republic, the UK , the Netherlands and Kazakhstan. 

In his work in McKinsey Dmitry leads efforts in client acquisition and development, building relationships with senior Banking executives, including board level and CEOs in a variety of client situations and geographies. In January, 2019 Mr.Vitman joined Alfa-Bank Russia, Moscow as a CIB COO.

Andreas Christofides
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Christofides is a senior finance professional with a near 20 year experience in financial markets. He began his career in 2001 with SanPaolo IMI Asset Management in Milan and in 2006 he joined Credit Suisse AG in Zurich. Amongst various roles he was Head Investment Services Credit Suisse Monaco and Head/Market Leader - Private Banking Central and Eastern Europe (twice receiving the Best Private Bank award by Euromoney, in 2012 and 2013). In 2014 he founded Granfeld Wealth Management Ltd and to date is the firm’s Managing Director.

In the period 2015-2020 he served as a Non-Executive Director (Independent) on the Board of Hellenic Bank and a member of the Risk, Audit and Integration Committees.

Mr. Christofides studied Economics (BSc) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (2000), Economics (Master’s degree) at Bocconi University (2001) in Milan and has an MBA from INSEAD (2005).

Mikhail Grachev
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Grachev received his Master of Economics in  Moscow Financial University . He is also obtaind the  qualification obtained “International Business Class" in Susquehanna University in 1992.  

He is holder of the certificates as a Financial markets specialist in brokerage, dealing and securities management (2006, 2007,2015).

He joined AlfaGroup in May, 2009. Currently he held the position of Head of Capital Markets, he is a part of Equity and Research Team of Alfa-Bank Russia, Moscow.