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YOUR TRADING AND INVESTING EXPERIENCE
MADE BETTER BY OUR PEOPLE

Meet the Team

Our diverse team of professionals brings decades of industry expertise from the financial world and other related industries. Our multicultural group of talented individuals work together, driven by the same goal, that of excellence. Ensuring your financial needs are taken care of, our people combine proven research with the most advanced technologies available today to make your trading and investment experience superior. At JFD we demonstrate that teamwork and success are achievable, and come hand-in-hand!

Lars GOTTWIK

Founder & CEO, BoD
JFD Group

A visionary entrepreneur, founder of JFD and a driving force behind the group's disruptive business approach. Under his leadership, JFD did acquire clients from over 130 countries, obtained 3 global investment licences and is becoming a leading challenger bank. Extensive knowledge in financial markets. A former acclaimed speaker on TV (Bloomberg, Sat1, BNT1, BNT2), Roadshows for UBS Deutsche Bank and Comdirect.

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Joseph Tsirakkis

Partner & CLO, BoD
JFD Group

Extensive experience as a legal advisor specialised in finance and corporate law, EU regulation and internal audit. Working in the financial industry for more than 8 years and was approved by UK FCA (currently inactive). Holds LL.B and LL.M. titles. Established and managed the London office of a leading advisory firm providing compliance and consulting services to regulated companies all over the globe.

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Nadezhda Krasteva

CFO
JFD Group

Extensive expertise in corporate finance, transaction services, due diligence, financial modelling, accounting and reporting. Over 10 years of experience at KPMG Deal Advisory, Deloitte Audit and Trading 212 UK. Member of UK’s Association of Chartered Accountants and CFA. Holds an international MBA degree on entrepreneurship and business management at INSEAD in France and Singapore.

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Andrey Stoychev

Executive Director
(TRADING), BoD
JFD Group

Skilled in capital markets, OTC instruments trading and risk management. A lecturer in financial and investment forums, seminars and webinars. A regular guest in financial programmes at different TV and Radio stations. A former Executive Director and Chairman of the Board at DeltaStock (the biggest brokerage company in Bulgaria) as well as Head of Risk Management at Trading 212.

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Alexis Couvas

Chief Business Development
& Sales Officer
JFD Group

Expert in international banking, risk management and financial engineering. Over 10 years of hands-on management experience in the banking sector gained at Barclays (UK and Cyprus), BNP Paribas (Geneva) and Commerzbank (Hamburg and Paris). Has a proven business development and financial performance track record building and managing high-value client portfolios (corporates, UHNW and fiduciaries) across multiple geographies.

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Demetris Tsingis

Non-Executive Director,
BoD
JFD Group

Worked at Arthur Andersen/Deloitte in London, in M&A at BNP Paribas in New York and at the Bank of Cyprus. Holds a PhD degree in Entrepreneurship. A Fellow Chartered Accountant, ICPAC and ICAEW practising member, approved HRDA external trainer and licensed mediator. A former Head of the FRA department (Cyprus and London) and Executive Academy departments in one of the leading advisory firms of Cyprus.

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Frank Pannhorst

Co-Founder, Non-Executive Director, BoD
JFD Group

Serial entrepreneur and business angel with a great flair for successful investments proven by numerous realised projects. Co-founder of JFD Group. Holds a degree as a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Cologne. Founding and holding stakes in a broad range of companies from different sectors such as medicine technology, tax consulting, financial business, photovoltaic plants, property development.

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Daniela Dimitrova

Branch Manager Varna
JFD Group

Daniela’s background in International Economics, and her previous experience in a company that specialises in tax refunds for corporate entities, gave her the hands on experience with the law and tax authorities that she uses today. Working her way up to become Chief Partnership Officer of JFD, Daniela believes that having established solid relationships with partners is one of the key ways to build company growth.

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Mihail Kamburov

Operations Director Varna
JFD Group

Mihail Kamburov began his career at JFD as an experienced trader with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Economics in Varna, Bulgaria. Over the years, he developed a real passion for investment and global economics, working with complex insurance models and investment processes, and obtaining a realistic and comprehensive view of the financial industry. With an interest in statistics, combined with extensive knowledge in financial analytics, Mihail specialised in the fields of Algorithmic Trading and Portfolio Management. Growing from Trading Systems Developer in the Proprietary Trading Department for JFD Germany, to Head of Platform Development and then Operations Director of JFD, Mihail is now responsible for implementing the company's strategic decisions in its global expansion.

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Thomas Waibel

Member of the Supervisory
Board
JFD Bank AG

Founder & CEO of BörseGo AG - a leading Fintech company in Central Europe serving financial institutions such as Deutsche Bank, UBS, Commerzbank. Both private and business customers rely on the well-founded financial information and innovative technology solutions of BörseGo AG which is known across the German-speaking markets for the web portal GodmodeTrader and the multi-brokerage platform Guidants.

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Silvio Grass

Member of the Supervisory
Board
JFD Bank AG

Expert in asset management, private equity, financing, alternative investments, structuring of capital market products. A skilled entrepreneur and developer of automated trading strategies with a series of successfully realised projects. CEO of Nemeios Capital GmbH. CEO & Director of ATVANTIS Master Fund Ltd. A former Hedge Fund Manager at Patronum Diversified Loan Fund. Manages his own private equity fund SG Opportunities.

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Moritz Eckert

Executive Director
JFD Bank AG

A strong background in project management, qualitative and quantitative analysis. Extensive expertise in AML legislation demonstrated as a chief AML and compliance officer. A proven track record in applying investment industry best practices. Mainly responsible for operations, finance, risk management and regulatory affairs at JFD Bank AG. Holds a diploma in political sciences from Freie Universität in Berlin.

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Robert Kaess

Chairman of the Supervisory Board
JFD Bank AG

Extensive knowledge and expertise with a proven track record as a consultant in corporate finance, private equity, equity markets, debt advisory and restructuring for small and medium enterprises. Member of the Board at the EU investment holding Navigator Equity Solutions SE. A former member of the Board at Catalis SE. Holds a degree in Economics from the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich.

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Dian Naydenov
Co-Head of Backoffice
Galya Bosolova
Co-Head of Backoffice
Kseniya Ivanova
Co-Head of Customer Support
Pavel Nedelchev
Co-Head of Customer Support
Tanya Penkova
Head of Internal Audit
Marin Gromov
Head of Information Technology
Christian Kämmerer
Head of German Speaking Markets
Anthia Christodoulou
Head of Legal and Compliance
Ivo Ivanov
Head of Web Development
Nikola Marinov
Head of Marketing
Nikola
Hristina
Andreas
Darius
Galya
Pavel
Miroslav
Yuzdzhan
Emil
Yolina
Tsvetelina
Mihail Kirov
Marin
Plamena
Eirini
Charalambos
Aleksiyana
Simona
Ivaylo
Stella
Denitsa
Teodora
Kseniya
Iliyana
Veronika
Tanya
Cristian
Michalis
Kristina
Tsvetan
Gabriela
Miro
Ivo
Georgi
Anthia
Dian
Antoniya
Teodora
Ivaylo
Tsvetomir
Christian
Plamen
Hristo
Ognyan
Peter