Mr. Arton has an extensive background serving the specialized needs of high net worth investors around the world. His career began in the wealth management division of BMO Nesbitt Burns and evolved as an Executive Director with Hampton Securities. His present position as Vice President of the Immigrant Investor Program at Arton Investments is an asset to the organization and to the clients. Mr. Arton is also registered Consultant Lobbyist with the Government Authorities in Canada. He graduated with a BA in Finance from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales and an International Baccalaureate from College Brebeuf. His professional designations include: Chartered Investment Manager and a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute. Mr. Arton is a Patron of the Sovereign Art Foundation and is actively involved in various charity organizations around the world helping unprivileged children and supporting education. Mr. Arton is also a member of the Young Presidents' Organisation.
Mr. Stojanovic’s proven track record and managerial experience in Montenegro and other EU countries were invaluable assets in the establishment of Arton’s operations on the Balkans and beyond. His targeted and efficient collaboration with Montenegrin government bodies, foreign agencies and the business sector is one but many of his strengths. Previously he has been involved in business ventures in multiple domains such as F&B, aviation, real estate, construction and others. His knowledge of the political landscape of the region combined with his educational background in Business Administration from John Cabot University in Rome make him an invaluable asset to the organization.
With a career that started in IT and spans over 10 years, Mr. Eid was part of the inception of the Arton Capital office in Dubai. He has been a contributory team member responsible for more than 100 high net worth individuals and generating over 50 million euro in foreign direct investments since May 2009. Through his exhibition of effective communication skills, Mr. Eid maintains good client and personal relationships. His passion for the industry can be traced back to the various positions he has held with companies such as Stargate Cyber Active Co. LTD, Jumeirah International and Reach Media LLC.
Mr. Kolev’s financial education and professional managing experience in Bulgaria and other EU countries were invaluable assets in the implementation and the establishment of the Investor Program for Residence and Citizenship in Bulgaria. His efficient and result-oriented collaboration with the government authorities, financial institutions and foreign agencies was a stepping stone for our success in Bulgaria. Presently, he is coordinating clients’ applications and related financial processes as well as providing valuable investment advice on other opportunities in the country and the region. Mr. Kolev is also actively involved in the development of the Hungarian Investor Residency Bond Program.
Mr. Shahmooradian is amongst one of the most experienced industry professionals. He has a long track-record working with leading Canadian and US financial institutions, managing investment portfolios for high net worth individuals. Prior to joining Arton Capital, Mr. Shahmooradian was the business development manager for the Immigrant Investor Program at one of Quebec’s largest financial institutions, for several years. He has an impressive track record of success stories in this field, including management of client relations, contract negotiations and business development. His profound understanding of the industry is instrumental in the structuring and implementation of new projects by Arton Group.
With a career that spans over 20 years, Ms. Georgieva oversees Arton Capital’s design, development, and implementation of bespoke products and services. Ms. Georgieva has extensive experience in aligning policies and procedures, managing and coordinating projects, handling internal affairs, and progress tracking. In her role as project leader under Arton's Sovereign Platform, she is responsible for delivering development projects of varying size and complexity as well as for directing, organizing and controlling project activities.
Professor Craig Barker is the Dean of the School of Law and Social Sciences at London South Bank University. As an international lawyer, Craig’s expertise is in the areas of diplomacy and diplomatic law, immunities from jurisdiction, international criminal law, international commercial law, and law and international relations. Craig has authored three books and has published a number of articles in leading international law journals. He has served in an editorial role with both the International and Comparative Law Quarterly and the British Yearbook of International Law and is a regular contributor to British and international media on issues of international law.
Mario David brings to Arton's Board of Advisors a wealth of experience in European politics. Mr. David is a Vice President of the European People’s Party and a Member of the European Parliament from Portugal. A medical doctor, he joined the Social Democratic Party (PSD) in 1979 and was elected to the European Parliament in 1989. In 2002 he became political adviser to Prime Minister José Manuel Barroso and in 2004 he was appointed Secretary of State for European Affairs.
Ms. Niki Ioannou is a BA degree holder in Business Administration from the University of Reading (UK). She has 20 years of experience mainly in marketing, public relations and the marketing of property. Over the recent years she has been involved into the Cyprus Citizenship and Residency Program. Ms. Ioannou brings into the Arton Group her experience in international marketing and her knowledge and contacts in relation to the development of the program in Cyprus.
Ms. Oseeva has a distinguished career and a proven track record in the financial services and investment management field covering Russia, CIS and the Middle East/GCC regions. Her background in serving the needs of high-net-worth individuals and family offices, as well as her wealth of experience in alternative investments advisory, brings valued expertise to Arton's team.
As Arton's Regional Director in China, Mrs. Xu brings her extensive experience in the immigration industry since 2008 and her valuable knowledge of Asian markets to enhance our services and maintain high industry standards in Mainland China and beyond. Her expertise in structuring cross-border investment portfolios has made her a trusted advisor to Chinese clients.
Mr. Akis Kiradjis is a UK educated civil engineer with a specialization in Building Economics, Management and Quantity Surveying. He has held a number of top management appointments in Greece and Cyprus in the fields of property development and property valuation and consultancy. He brings into Arton 30 years of experience in matters relating to property, property development and the setting up of project schemes. He is currently involved in the Cyprus program which has a strong property investment element.