Team

With more than 18 years' experience, our expert team is passionate about providing our clients with the best investment advice and a seamless experience of preserving and enlarging their wealth.

Viktor JelinekSenior Executive Officer

Viktor Jelinek

Mr Viktor Jelinek is Senior Executive Officer, responsible for the strategic development of CORPIA Asset Management Ltd., as well as focusing on developing client relationships. He started his entrepreneurial career early on in the IT consulting and construction industry in Slovakia and Germany. In 2004 he became Chief Executive Officer of CORPIA, which he has built into a recognised brand in the Slovak private banking and financial advisory market. He is active in fiduciary and private equity, and manages his activities primarily from Dubai.

Mr Viktor Jelinek has a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Augsburg and has been educated in both the US and Germany.

Michal JelinekChief Investment Officer

Michal Jelinek

Mr Michal Jelinek is Chief Investment Officer at CORPIA Asset Management Ltd., responsible for investment strategy and execution, portfolio management and client relationships. For more than ten years Mr Michal Jelinek has been active in the asset management and private banking industry. His focus and determination saw him help transform CORPIA into a market leader and successful wealth management company in the CEE region.

Mr Michal Jelinek has a Masters degree in Economics from the Economics University in Bratislava.

John DonnellyFinance Officer

John Donnelly

John Donnelly is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland having qualified in 2000, and possesses vast experience gained through both mid-tier and Big-4 accounting/audit firms in both Ireland and the UAE.

He moved to Dubai and joined KPMG in 2005. While with KPMG, he gained a broad knowledge of relevant local factors and regulatory requirements. He is currently a director and an audit principal of a Registered Auditor registered with the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). He is responsible for providing accounting, consulting and auditing services to financial services clients, including regulated entities holding category 3 and 4 licences.

Andrej LippayPortfolio Manager

Andrej Lippay

Mr Andrej Lippay is Portfolio Manager at CORPIA Asset Management Ltd. based in Dubai. Among his responsibilities are the monitoring of risk, portfolio construction, and research and analysis of investment securities. He was Head of Research and Analysis at CORPIA for six years. Previously, he was a Credit Risk Analyst at Tatra banka (member of Raiffeisen Bank International), focusing on credit analysis of corporate clients and projects in renewable energy.

Mr Andrej Lippay gained a Master of Science in Financial Analysis and Fund Management from the University of Exeter and a double Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business Management from the Washington College. He is an Investment Management Certificate holder (CFA UK).

Tomáš Kolbaba

Tomáš Kolbaba

Mr. Tomas Kolbaba is a Board Member, responsible for relationship and management of key UHNWI clients. He cooperates in strategic development of the company and participates in investment decisions and direction of the company, as well as client portfolios. He is responsible for preparation and managing reports of clients as well as for the regulator. He has vast experience within the banking sector (PPF banka, Erste Private Banking, Volksbank) with private banking and investment specializations. His working experience also contains Broadcasting in Czech Public Television.

Mr. Tomas Kolbaba has a Masters degree in Corporate Finances and Business from Vysoke Uceni Technicke v Brne, Faculty of Business Studies.

Fadi Al EitiCompliance / AML Officer

Fadi Al Eiti

Fadi has over 10 years of diversified experience in compliance and risk management filed. He had the chance to work in different jurisdictions and deal with different regulators. He joined Vistra Middle East as GRC Consultant and an authorised Compliance Officer /MLRO by the DFSA. His main role is to insure the appropriate implementation of the regulatory requirements, and to maintain a robust AML and compliance framework within the firm in collaboration with other functions.

Prior to joining Vistra, he had worked for a leading securities brokerage house in Abu Dhabi. Before that he worked in banking sector with one of the private reputable banks in Syria (Banque Bemo Saudi Fransi “BBSF”) since 2007, initially he was involved in different branch operations, then he moved to headquarters where he joined the compliance team. He spent with BBSF almost 7 years, where he succeeded to implement and maintain a robust AML, compliance and crisis management strategies in accordance with different departments in order to meet the regulatory changes in the banking sector.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from EU Business School - Switzerland. Additionally, he has diploma in Financial Markets - Damascus University. He is also having professional certificates from Chartered Institute for Security and Investments “CISI” - UK. He attained the ICA International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance awarded by the ICA in association with the University of Manchester.

Jaroslava IvanovaGeneral Manager – Slovakia

Jaroslava Ivanova

Ms Jaroslava Ivanova is responsible for managing accounting, legal and tax advisors, financial planning, treasury, cash management and record-keeping, as well as financial reporting to the SEO. She is also responsible for the smooth flow of the administration processes and human resources. Furthermore, she assists the CEO on various projects.

Ms Jaroslava Ivanova has obtained a Master's degree from the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius.

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