Senior Leadership

Luigi Wewege
Principal

Luigi is an Instructor at the FinTech School which provides online training courses on the latest technological & innovation developments within the financial services industry. Outside of this and his role with PGV he serves as a Mentor at FinTech Go a startup accelerator, and as a Team Member of the FinTech Portfolio. Luigi is also the author of: The Digital Banking Revolution.

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 as well as having worked for several years in Ireland’s parliament where he had various senior roles. Thomas holds a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in International Business and Trade Law from Fordham University School of Law in New York.

Victor von Gierszewski
Partner - Investments

Victor is the Executive Vice President of Vivier Group and Deputy Chairman of its associated companies: Vivier & Co, Vivier Capital, Vivier Developments, Vivier Investments and Vivier Ventures. Other positions include being the Managing Director of Global Business Innovations, President of Nikau Global an international trade firm and is formerly the CEO of TNS Group based in Munich, Germany.

Gary P. Warner
Partner - Banking & Finance

Gary is the Chairman of Vivier Group, and outside of Vivier he serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Nikau Global, as well as being a Non-executive Director of Simple Prime Limited which is a Vero Intermediary. Previously Gary was the former General Manager of New Zealand based NZX publically listed company - Investment Research Group and a former Senior Advisor to Macquarie Group in Melbourne, Australia.

Ali Hashemifar
Partner - Compliance & Risk

Ali is an international board member of Vivier Group, and additionally he serves as the Director - Sales & Marketing at Nikau Global an Auckland based international trade firm. Ali is also a New Zealand Registered Financial Adviser, member of ACAMS: Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists and is the author of Fixed or Variable Spread Brokers available for purchase on Barnes & Noble.

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 a number of diverse industries and competitive markets. Besides his involvement with PGV, Naveed is a Director of the NZ China & Middle East Development Groups and previously was the Commercial Manager for Orica.

International Consultants
  • Eduardo Gonçalves ~ Senior Consultant - Americas
  • Alejandro J.M. Bobadilla ~ Senior Consultant – Europe
  • Krishna C.M. Sree ~ Senior Consultant – Middle East
  • Jenny Z. Zhang ~ Senior Consultant – Asia
  • Uche Ugbor ~ Senior Consultant – Africa
General Management
  • Coley S. Campbell – Human Resources Manager
  • Mohamed L. Toure – Business Development Manager
  • Yuanjun ‘Perry’ Qu – Senior Manager - Operations
  • Marc P. Cardoso – Senior Manager - Research
  • Sina Ahmadi – MarComms Manager