Dr. Pericles Thivaios
Partner, True North Partners LLP CFA, FRM
Dr. Pericles Thivaios (CFA, FRM) holds a PhD from the University of Madrid IE, is a graduate of the London School of Economics, an accredited Financial Analyst (CFA), and a Financial Risk Specialist (FRM).
As a founding member of True North Partners in London, he has worked in financial analysis, supervision, and banking technology in London, New York, Toronto, and Johannesburg (where he lived for a total of 18 years) and in other cities in Europe, North and South America and the Middle East. He is also a co-founder of start-ups in the field of catering and tourism, and recently the Financial Director of a start-up in the field of alternative energy. He previously lectured on financial risk at the Department of Applied Mathematics at Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg and continues to oversee and lecture at the Universities of Cape Town (Actuarial Science Department, African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management). At the same time, he supports start-ups in various accelerators, writes articles for financial publications, and speaks at international conferences.