Alexis Pantazis

Co-Founder & Executive Director, Hellas Direct

Alexis is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Hellas Direct. Hellas Direct is a digital-first, full-stack insurance company, empowered by cutting-edge technology and artificial intelligence. Founded in 2011, the company aims to revolutionize the insurance value chain by adopting an extreme focus on operational excellence.

Prior to Hellas Direct, Alexis was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs where he led principal investing and new strategic initiatives for the firm in the European investment management field. A former strategy consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, Alexis also worked for Miramax Films in New York and the Competition Directorate General of the European Commission in Brussels. Alexis started his career as an investment-banking analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston, focusing on Mergers & Acquisitions and Equity Capital Markets transactions.

Over the past few years, Alexis has privately invested in a number of different ventures, focusing on angel financing and the strategic use of technology in the financial services space. He has held advisory roles and participated at Board level across a number of different start-up companies.

Alexis graduated with a BA(Hons)/ MA(Cantab) in Economics from the University of Cambridge and holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Fulbright and British Chevening Scholar, a Robert & Diane Levy Fellow and an Endeavor Global Entrepreneur.