Constantinos Neophytou is the Managing Director of Emergo Wealth, a fully-fledged financial services firm and of the investment Group of Emergo. Having been formally trained in science, throughout his career, Constantinos interfaced between emerging technologies and their translation into business opportunities. He works with several emerging Companies, in the fintech sector, healthcare, agriculture and fund management. Constantinos has a rare combination of scientific, technical and finance skills and hard-earned expertise in launching and managing new ventures from the business plan stage to the exit. In 2014, he established the LifeGoals multi-employer pension fund, the first such private fund in Cyprus, which introduced a host of governance and investment firsts in the sector. He served as a Special Finance Adviser to the European Commission and he regularly serves as an independent expert reviewer for a range of EU-funded programs. Previously, he served on the BoD of the Cyprus Business Angels Network, and the Athena Business Incubator and worked as the General Manager of an equity brokerage business.
Constantinos is a Chartered Director (IoD, UK) and also holds professional certifications from CySEC and the Cyprus Insurance Companies Control Service. He holds professional certificates in Investment Management (Wharton) and Advanced Investment Strategy (UC Berkeley). Prior to working in the investment management industry, he held a Welcome International Prize research fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He studied on full merit-based scholarships at the University of Cambridge (BA, MA Hons) and at University College London (PhD).
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