Nikolas Fotilas is the Managing director of Gulf Investors Circle in Abu Dhabi. He started with M&A in London, Smith Barney, Salomon Smith Barney, Citi, then moved to Paris in Strategy and M&A for Aerospace&Defence company EADS
After his MBA joined a high potential development program with Prudential in Hong Kong as Regional Head of Strategy and M&A for APAC. He
moved to the Middle East for Al Rajhi Bank (Largest bank in Saudi Arabia) as Group Head of M&A and International Expansion. Set up organically the bank in Kuwait, Jordan and Malaysia
Left Al Rajhi to set up Gulf Investor Circle Group investing and doing business development for early stage companies
Completed successfully over $15M USD of incremental revenues for companies invested in, mostly in Telco, Mobile Marketing, and Big Data Analytics. He holds a LSE BSc Economics, Insead / Wharton MBA

Industry Experience

Finance, IT, ecommerce, software,


Finance, business strategy

Universities Mentored For

Rice University, London School of Business

Nikolas Fotilas

Gulf Investors Circle

Abu Dhabi, UAE

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