Granfeld Wealth Management Ltd was founded by Andreas Christofides in 2014. The business decision was based predominantly on the strategic forces that are re-shaping the Wealth Management industry globally and the strong belief that significant value can be created by specializing on the provision of services.
Andreas has a 20+ year, international professional experience in Private Banking and Asset Management.
He began his career in 2001 with SanPaolo IMI Asset Management, in Milan, as a member of the asset allocation team, defining and implementing investment strategy.
In 2006 he joined Credit Suisse AG in Zurich, as senior portfolio manager in the Premium Mandates team, Asset Management, managing tailored portfolios for UHNWI clients.
In 2007 he joined the Private Banking division of Credit Suisse AG, based in Lugano, and worked in positions of Head Investment Consulting Services in Credit Suisse Monaco and for Premium clients in Lugano.
In 2011 he became Market Leader and Head Private Banking Poland/Eastern Europe, based in Zurich. During his tenure Credit Suisse was twice awarded Best Private Bank in CEE and Best Private Bank in Poland by Euromoney.
Andreas also has significant experience in corporate governance matters. In the period 2015 - 2020 he served as a Non-Executive Director (Independent) on the Board of Hellenic Bank Public Company Ltd, one of the largest banking and financial institutions in Cyprus. He was a member of the Risk, Audit and Integration Committees.
He is a Cypriot National and is fluent in Greek (mother tongue), English and Italian.
Andreas studied Economics (BSc) at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Economics (Master’s degree) at Bocconi University in Milan and has an MBA from INSEAD.