PGV 2017

Executive & Management

Luigi Wewege
Principal

Luigi is the Senior Vice President of Caye International Bank headquartered in Central America, Principal of Palmetto Global Ventures a financial consultancy firm focused on digital banking and FinTech solutions, and serves as an Instructor at the FinTech School which provides online training courses on the latest technological and innovation developments within the financial services industry.

Thomas G. Daly
Senior Partner

Thomas is the former Managing Director of Western Europe for Vivier & Co. Previously he was an Associate of Arrufat Gracia PLLC and worked for almost a decade in the Republic of Ireland’s parliament where he held various senior positions. Thomas holds a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in International Business and Trade Law from Fordham University School of Law in Manhattan, New York.

Victor von Gierszewski
Partner - Investments


Victor is the Chief Executive Officer of Technology Network Solutions S.L. (Spain) an IT reseller, specializing in the sales of leading hardware brands such as Cisco, HP, APC, IBM and Juniper. He is also the Managing Director of Global Business Innovations based in London, which offers various investment opportunities for investors and specializes in uniting entrepreneurs with investors.

Gary P. Warner
Partner - Banking & Finance


Gary is the Managing Director of BL Global Markets Limited a licensed New Zealand derivatives issuer. Previously, he was the General Manager of Trans Pacific Strategic Capital a boutique investment finance company, and prior to this was the former Head of all brokers at NZX listed company - IRG as well as serving as a former Senior Advisor to the Macquarie Group in Australia.

Ali Hashemifar
Partner - Compliance & Risk


Ali is a New Zealand - Registered Financial Adviser with proven experience across the banking & financial services sector. Ali’s core skill sets are risk analysis plus economic and financial appraisal of investment projects. He is a Member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, and is the published author of: Fixed or Variable Spread Brokers sold in all major global bookstores.

Naveed Balouch
Partner - Strategy


Naveed is an organizational, strategy, business development, sales and marketing visionary with a proven track record of engineering & delivering tangible business and stakeholder value in many diverse industries and competitive markets. Besides his involvement with PGV, Naveed is the Chief Executive Officer of The Upwards Pine Limited a firm focused on business coaching and consulting to SMEs.

International Consultants
  • Giancarlo Del Rio – Senior Consultant, Americas
  • Boris Simic – Senior Consultant, Scandinavia & the EU
  • Krishna C.M. Sree – Senior Consultant, MENA region
  • Jenny Z. Zhang – Senior Consultant, Asia-Pacific
  • Uche Ugbor – Senior Consultant, Southern Africa
General Management
  • Coley S. Campbell – Human Resources Manager
  • Mohamed L. Toure – Senior Manager - Research
  • Yuanjun ‘Perry’ Qu – Senior Manager - Operations
  • Marc P. Cardoso – Head of Business Development
  • Jeff Dunphy – Manager, Business & Legal Affairs