Tassos is a Partner at EY since 2005 and is leading EY’s Strategy and Transactions (SaT) Services in Greece; the largest in size and the strongest, in terms of brand awareness, corporate finance advisory practice in the country.
He also leads EY’s Strategy and Transactions Services in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe & Central Asia (CESA) South Cluster and serves as EY’s Energy & Utilities Sector Leader in Greece.
In addition, he was EY Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe & Central Asia (CESA) SaT Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) sector Leader, while he also served as EY’s Valuation and Financial & Business Modelling Services Leader for Central & Southeast Europe, for over seven years.
Before joining EY in 2002, Tassos has served as Director of the financial advisory practice of a global audit and advisory firm, in which he also started his career as a financial advisor, in 1996.
Tassos holds an MSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece, and an MBA in Finance from the University of Stirling, UK.
He has received executive training, among others, at the Harvard Business School and INSEAD.
He is an elected Member of the Board of Directors of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EVEA).
He has over 25 years of financial advisory experience in various areas, including Mergers & Acquisitions, NPL transactions, company, loans and intangible assets valuations, financial and business modelling, corporate strategy & business planning, economic studies, etc., with emphasis on the banking, telecommunications, energy, infrastructure, and consumer products sectors.
In addition to his role at EY, Tassos advises Greek small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups, in the context of his cooperation with the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), EVEA and Endeavor Greece.
For several years, Tassos was also a lecturer on M&A valuations at the University of Piraeus’s Banking & Finance postgraduate program.
How is Tassos building a better working world?
Tassos has led both Greek and international expert teams in very large, high profile and complex projects, especially in the financial services sector, during the last four years, working with the regulator and the four systemic banks on various matters critical to the Greek economy, including the last recapitalization, as well as the provision of advisory services to the banks, on the management and disposal of their non-performing exposure (NPE) portfolios.
He is also a staunch advocate of Greek entrepreneurship, having an active supporting role in EY’s Greek Entrepreneur Of The Year program, while also actively assisting Greek small and medium-sized enterprises in their efforts to grow and prosper in a competitive business environment.