Brookstreet is working with a number of firms that want to grow their business in SE Europe, make their first steps in America and then expand their base in Middle East North Africa. Nick, Philip and Marianna support family-owned firms when they prepare sails for international waters.
NICHOLAS G. KARAMBELAS, JD
USA, NYC/Washington DC
Nicholas G. Karambelas is a founding partner of Sfikas & Karambelas, LLP and practices in United States with correspondent offices in Greece and Cyprus. He practices in the areas of business organization, law of investments, international trade and e-commerce. He has written numerous articles on commerce and Hellenic investments including the Comparative Guide to Business Entities in Greece for USA investors and the Guide to Legal Aspects in United States for Foreign Investors. He has also authored a three-volume treatise entitled “Limited Liability Companies: Law, Practice and Forms”. Mr. Karambelas holds a Juris Doctor from Fordham University Law School and a Masters from Columbia University. He Chairs the American Hellenic Lawyers’ Society of Greater Washington, D.C. and is a Board Member of the American Hellenic Institute and the American Hellenic Institute Foundation. In 2015 Mr. Karambelas was honoured by the Hellenic Lawyers Association of New York as its "Attorney of the Year”.
PHILIP J.G. AMMERMAN, AB
Philip started his career as an investment advisor and restructuring consultant with experience in Europe and the former Soviet Union since 1992. As a Consultant at Kienbaum Development Services (KDS), the non-EU branch of Kienbaum und Partner he was based in Dusseldorf, Germany and worked on projects in Cyprus, Czech Republic and Zambia. In 1995, he co-founded Navigator Consulting Group, specialising in business restructuring and corporate growth. In 2010, co-founded Navigator's business incubator, and actively working as a business angel and accelerator for tech sector entrepreneurs both within Navigator as well as external partners. Currently a Managing Director of the European Consulting Network, a Managing Partner of Navigator Consulting Group and Numenor Capital Partners in Cyprus as well as the new (2018 March) Team Coordinator for Greece at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He holds a Bachelor's at Princeton (A.B.), and read HRM management at Cornell and Fintech at Oxford.
MARIANNA SKLIRI, BA
Marianna has 25 years of professional experience, ten of which have been within Global Banking Custodians and Financial Service providers in Europe. Born in Greece, she read Accounting & Finance at the American College of Greece and started her career at SPIE BATIGNOLLES, a member of the JV project for the Olympic Metro and then moved to BNP Paribas Securities Services and worked in Greece, France and Belgium. In 2005 she moved to the UK and successfully completed executive roles within Morgan Stanley, as Manager of Client Service Corporate Actions Division, in Risk Metrics International Proxy Voting Services, as Executive Relationship Manager and finally in JP Morgan Chase, as Head of the Client Relationship Team, EMEA Region, Worldwide Securities Services. Following her family move to Doha in 2009, she has since advised Qatar Government and Private Institutions in organisational and growth projects. As a Managing Consultant of Black Leaf Qatar, a niche consultancy and advisory firm based in Doha, she is responsible for Strategic Business Development, Project Assurance and Stakeholder Management.