Gian Paolo is a founding partner of Timberland Investment Resources Europe, LLP. He directs capital raising and oversees all sales, marketing and investor relations. He manages client reporting, the annual investment review process and the preparation and filing of all statutory reports.
Mr. Potsios previously was a partner with a London based Investment Manager, where he developed the firm’s global sales, distribution and private placement group. Prior to this, he was a senior partner within the corporate advisory group of Europa Partners, working with a diverse array of European financial institutions. From 1984 to 2006, Mr. Potsios held various senior positions with Citigroup in London, Geneva, New York, Atlanta, Milan and Warsaw. These assignments included serving as managing director of the company’s global corporate investment bank, board director and head of corporate investment banking (Bank Handlowy w Warsawie) and vice president of Citi’s corporate finance group. He began his career as a partner with Sinergie S.r.l., an Italian corporate finance boutique. Mr. Potsios holds an MA in economics from CUA/Georgetown University and a BA in economics from the University of Rome. He is also chairman of the board of Rubicon Capital Partners TFI S.A., which is based in Warsaw.