Senior Partners

Cosmin Burtica

IT Consultant






Aureliu Leca

Aureliu Leca studied at the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Faculty of Power Engineering, Department of thermo-energetics, graduating as valedictorian. During the period July 1968 - June 1969 he studied abroad as a Fulbright scholar at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA, Department of Nuclear Engineering Science. 1972, he defended his doctoral thesis in the field of power plants, Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest, on the topic: Artificial roughness to enhance heat transfer in nuclear reactors. 



Simon E.H. Lovegrove

CEO of M Health Limited, a firm that develops and manages hospitals, mainly in emerging countries. Their strategy is to reverse the flow of people who travel from those countries to other countries, with high reputation of care, by providing the highest quality hospitals and service in the host countries within which M Health operate.

Simon has over 30 years of experience of health care projects and related activities in the public and private sectors in the UK, Europe, and increasingly in the Middle and Far East and Africa.




Marcello de Vivo

Marcello had been working between 1995 and 2002 in Austrian Banks in CR, mainly focusing on SME and Italian clients. He supported SME clients in structuring their investment and cash flow finance and offering them individual daily banking operations and solutions for leasing and export insurance.

Based on this experience he was hired by and Private Equity firm (2002 – 2007) to identify investment opportunities in bad debt purchases, banking, corporate transactions and real estate transactions.



Matthias Goergen

Started  his career at Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt/Main, end of the 1970’s.  Primarily  specialising in Corporate Banking & Finance. He was appointed Member of the Senior Management as well as the Managing Board at several reputable  European banks. International assignments for Bank Austria-Creditanstalt  in Poland, and Raiffeisen Zentralbank in Romania were an integral part around his function as Head of Multinational Corporates at Creditanstalt and RZB, Vienna. Later he worked as  Member of the Senior Management for UBS, Zurich, as well as for LGT (Princely Bank of Liechtenstein). For both institutions he combined the synergy effects between Private- and Corporate Banking.

Matthias studied law at the University of Trier, and holds a diploma from Vienna University of Economics and Business. He is married, has two kids, and loves classical music, theatre, and painting.  

Alin Merer

Having a marketing expertise of more than 15 years Alin Merer is specialized in providing tailored marketing solutions for the customers.

Alin has worked for almost 15 years in the banking system mainly in marketing and retail business.

He graduated from the Academy of Economic Studies in 1996 and he followed a Top Management Program in Vienna between 2007-2009.





Wolfgang Janisch

Wolfgang has more than 35 years’ experience in retail business top management position; he managed during the last decade several network units of 2 of the biggest trading companies in Europe.

For one of the most important food retail chains, he was the last decade responsible as CEO and Country Manager for foundation and development, in Czech Republic, Republic of Slovakia, Hungaria, Bulgaria and Romania. As a retail generalist and specialist in change management he was very successful in all these countries."


Hugh Francis Beirne

Hugh Beirne - Agricultural graduate of University College Dublin. He has more than 30 years of senior International Management Experience in the agriculture and food sector, including the Masstock Group and the Government Australia. He has been tasked with setting up and managing a variety of commercial agricultural operations in a number of countries including Ireland, the UK, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Zambia, Mexico and Romania.

Following on from this he spent a number of years in Australia where he established a joint venture with the Victoria Ministry of Agriculture.


Michael Braim

Dr. Michael Braim is a hands on farmer with experience of farming in variety countries.

While having the practical know how Dr. Michael Braim has the academic training and knowledge to provide professional advice of the highest quality.

With his more than 12 years of experience working and living in Romania he is ideally placed to a key member of an team planning on establishing a large scale agricultural project in Romania.




Heinz Haenes

Heinz started his career in 1978 as junior assistant of the CEO of a fashion retail shop company, for young generation, with branches in Germany, Belgium and France. He proved to be a very ambitious manager and he climbed very fast becoming the CFO of the company. As board member of the company he helped developing a new successful trademark for the company.

After many years experience Heinz took the challenge and invested in a new textile factory, based in Paris. The business grew very fast and he sold his shares developing after a new one, in the same field in Hong Kong and Bangkok.


Bogdan Gabudeanu

Bogdan started his career 1981 as geologist engineer in one of the biggest prospection and exploration companies for natural deposits.

He stepped quickly to the next level as senior researcher at the Institute of Geology and Geophysics where he had been developing scientific laboratory work for preparation of studies, geological processes, including theoretical, the develop a methodology for evaluation and potential employment in accordance with international criteria.



Davis G. Smith

Since 1981 Mr. Smith was the founder of Century Petroleum Inc. the Company, drilling over 50 successful oil and gas wells in the first two years of operation. CPI was immediately purchased by Murray oil Inc., with and gas rights to over 3,000 acres in Okfuskee County, Oklahoma.

Mr. Smith possesses a unique understanding of international petroleum oil and gas contract negotiations. Mr. Smith in the last 10 years has worked as the executive operational officer with Malabu Oil & Gas a major West African company. Working directly with minister of petroleum, Daniel Etete.


Victor Vuica

Due to his desire for continuous professional development, Victor stepped during his 30 years professional experiencein all important activity levels, from apprentice power engineer, Power Dept. Manager, Head of Power Design Engineer, Manger of Power Division, Development Manager

up to General Manger of the biggest industrial facility in Romania, accumulating a large expertise in the field of electrical, thermal and natural gas installations, sewage systems, compressed air as well as power consumption efficiency, all applied to a very large scale of use: steel, iron and nonferrous castings, forging, thermal treatment metals, welding, power facilities for important real estate projects developed around the country.


Heinrich Vystoupil

Following to Heinrich Vystoupil´s 3 years appointment as General Manager for Austrian Airline Slovakia - one of the most important sales areas of the company in Europe - he was posted in spring 2006 as General Manager for Romania & Moldova. In his authority as General Manager in these countries he was the holder of the power of attorney and responsible for cost and revenue as well as for assigned personnel.

During his long lasting career in the touristic and aviation industry Heinz also worked on several projects of the airlines as specialist and project manager.