Anastasios (Tasso) Paul Leventis, CBE

Mr Leventis is a Director of Leventis Group International Companies, which has investments worldwide and the Chairman of the A G Leventis Foundation. Apart from his business activities, which are mainly in the industrial and distribution sectors, he has also been involved in nature conservation and activities encouraging an environmental approach to development.  These have extended from West Africa, where he has spent much of his working life, to other parts of Africa, Southern Europe and South America.  Mr Leventis has served as Trustee on the Boards of a number of international civil organisations, all of which have a focus on finding solutions to the degradation of the natural environment. He holds honorary Doctorates from the University of Jos and the Agricultural University of Abeokuta, both in Nigeria. 


Ellie Patsalos is the founder and Managing Director of Patsalos Consulting Ltd, a strategic advisory firm. Prior to setting up her own firm, Ellie was a Senior Partner and Vice Chairman of Deloitte LLP, the global professional services firm. Ellie has vast experience providing business advisory and tax services to a wide range of global organisations. In her capacity as Deloitte Global Head of Financial Services Tax and Advisory Partner, Ellie assumed lead responsibility for a large number of the firm’s most prestigious clients. Her professional remit has covered a wide range of industries including Professional Services, Retail, Oil & Gas with a focus on Financial Services & Technology, Media & Telecommunications. Ellie’s pro-bono work includes being an active supporter for Breast Cancer, the charity, and serving as a Trustee of the Madrihna Trust (assisting high school girls and boys to progress to tertiary education in Africa, India, and Nepal). Ellie has a BSc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and an MBA from the Cass Business School; she has also completed the Leadership Course at IMD Business School in Lausanne. Her hobbies include trekking, running, travelling, reading, listening to music and dancing.