Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street
Elias is a Partner and Head of Strategy and Growth Investing at Hermes GPE, one of the leading independent investors in global private markets.
Elias is responsible for directing Hermes GPE's innovation-led growth investing globally, as well as the investment strategy function, including global markets research, portfolio construction and exploring new areas in private markets. He also serves as the portfolio manager of the Hermes GPE Environmental Innovation Fund, a specialist growth equity/venture capital fund focused on sustainable growth.
He joined Hermes GPE in 2011 and is a member of the company's Investment and Management Committees. Previously, Elias served in management roles with Bridgewater Associates and Citigroup Global Markets.
Elias is a Board member of Invest Europe, the association representing Europe’s private equity, venture capital and infrastructure sectors, as well as their investors. He is also a Board member of Leather Limited.
He holds an MSc in Political Economy from London School of Economics and a BSc in Economics and International Studies from the University of Warwick.