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About us

Beyond The Polaris (BTP) is a purpose-driven Angel investment company that invests in stage-agnostic sustainable, goal-oriented, and mindful companies, sharing principles in alignment with its Founders’ own core values. Recognizing societies’ need for social impact and the global shift in consciousness, BTP takes part in helping the world become a better place. It sources its deals through a network encompassing well-known Business Angels around the world, leading PE/VC firms in Switzerland, UK, France, and USA, as well as it’s family office partners in Geneva and Monaco.

Virginia Pappadakis President Find out more

Virginia’s business development experience comes from her involvement with her family legacy businesses in Shipping and Real Estate. In recent years, she has seen the effects that business-as-usual has on the environment; leading her to invest in eco-friendly, sustainable, and heart-centred businesses with socially responsible consciousness at their core. She graduated with an MSc in Shipping, Trade & Finance, from Cass Business School in London, and speaks English, French, Finnish and Spanish.

Amrit Rama Director - Legal Find out more

After spending five years practicing as an internationally trained Barrister and Solicitor in corporate litigation, Amrit Rama decided to hang up her courtroom robe to focus and utilize her skills on corporate social awareness in the sustainability field. Amrit’s knowledge and experience in leadership, office, and client management enabled her to direct on legal matters, future risk assessment and management protocols of BTP. Amrit also has a degree in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Alberta and speaks English and Punjabi, as well as conversational in French, Hindi, and Urdu.

Dimitris Leimonis CFO Find out more

Dimitris is an international consultant specializing in financial modelling, data analytics, business intelligence, firm valuation, and risk analysis. As well as being a dynamic and knowledgeable finance professional with an in-depth 21 -year experience in financial markets, he has hands-on experience in several industry sectors, including financial services, real estate, retail, and oil & gas. In the business training area, he has provided training to more than 1200 business professionals focusing on financial modelling, data analytics, asset allocation, portfolio management, and risk analysis. Dimitris is highly sought after to provide sophisticated training and consulting in financial modelling, risk analysis, data analytics, and business intelligence. He holds an MBA from Drexel University, specializing in Management Information Systems and Investment Management and a BSc in Banking and Financial Management from the University of Piraeus. He is also a certified Financial Modeler and Portfolio Manager.

Annita Xenou Digital Marketing & Insight Analyst Find out more

Annita has graduated from the Athens University of Economics & Business with a degree in business administration. Besides being a natural-born communicator and problem solver, she is diligent, highly motivated, and ethical. Her approach to life revolves around kindness and care, in combination with her ethos of contributing professionally in a people-conscious and environmentally minded way. Annita currently handles the online presence of BTP including social media and communications and she is fluent in Greek, English, and French.