Meet the Team

Designed to empower frontier markets, Zvilo is powered by a squad of commercial, financial and creative minds who understand banking challenges and use connections to turn them into everyday possibilities for their clients.

Seasoned in working on startups and legacy banking brands, the assembled Zvilo team are experts in: Supply Chain Finance, SME and Asset Based Lending, Consumer and Corporate Card Business, New Product Innovation and Digital Marketing & Communication in both emerging and established markets.

The Board

ADMIR IMAMI

Head of Trade and Supply Chain Finance at CDC Group

Expertise: Trade and Supply Chain Finance, Asset Based Lending, SME Lending, Asset Management, Start-ups

Experience: CDC Group, Advance Global Capital, CFE Finance, Raiffeisen Bank, Merrill Lynch (BAO), Sterling Bank

RON BODDY

COO of Banking at C. Hoare & Co Bank

Expertise: Banking, Challenger Banks, Cards

Experience: Tandem Bank, GE Money Bank, Borneo Dream Sdn BhD (Barclays), and Barclaycard International.

SHAHEM SAMAIN

Senior Valuation Executive at EY

Expertise: Valuations & Auditing

Experience: E&Y Audit Services, E&Y Asset Valuations, Chartered Accountant

The Team

London, UK 

MOHAMMAD DABBAS

Chief of Staff

EY Strategy & Operations. Qualified Project Manager & Change Management Expert

ALEJANDRO GARCIA – MONTERDE

CRO

RAKBANK, Emirates Islamic, Deloitte, Zeb Consulting and Bearing Point, Raiffeisen Bank, Blackwraith Capital

KHALIL HALWANI

Branding Consultant

Hunter Boots, British GQ, Headlines, Creative Review, Tank Magazine, L’Officel Levant

CERI REED

Communication and PR Consultant

BCW Global, Cohn & Wolfe, Fever PR, Pretty Green, Golin Harris, Edelman, Sony, Orange

NJOMZA QERIMI

Corp Secretary

Alzheimer’s Society, Care International UK, USAID, ASPEKT

Pristina, Kosovo 

AHMET MORINA

Executive & Director

AGC Faktor, Advance Global Capital, CFE Finance

BESNIK BELEGU

Sr Developer Consultant

Apex, EU Election Observation Mission, epay Tech, Advance Global Capital, Banka Ekonomike

EDONA XHAMBAZI

Head of Operations

AGC Faktor, MFI’s Association in Kosovo, World Health Organization, Procredit Bank.

ALEKSANDAR ICHKOV

Marketing & Design Consultant

PollenBee, DON Primus, SM Design, Pulse

ELONA OSMANI

Accounting Manager

AI Global Advisors, AGC Faktor, Kosovo Tax Authority, Certified Accountant.

Advisors

LORENA RUSSELL

CAO at HSBC COO & Digital Transformation

Expertise: Banking, Insurance

Experience: Barclays, Citi Bank

AMI PATEL

Senior Director at Visa

Expertise: Cards, Payments

Experience: Barclayscards, Citi Cards, Citi Bank

DRILON FERATI

Data and Integration Engineer

Expertise: Financial System Designs, Core Banking Systems

Experience: ABN AMRO Bank, Sogeti Nederland

PAOLA MARIA CABURLOTTO

Senior Client Partner at Chaberton Partners

Expertise: Recruitment

Experience: ACTOR, Rising Tide Europe, Trade Lab, Transearch and Signium International.

STEPHEN ALEXIS

CEO Green Pen Associates

Expertise: Treasury, Financial Control & Audit

Experience: Bank of New York Mellon, Deutsche Bank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch & Company and KPMG