Peter Savvas is the founder & Principal at redcastle advisors
Peter’s experience combines Business Development, Capital Raising & Strategy.
Based in Paris since 2009, he works with high-growth ventures in the Internet & mobile space. Peter founded redcastle after identifying a market gap for specific expertise in funding, accelerating and internationalizing high growth Internet ventures.
Peter has extensive transactional & operational experience across early stage and public entities. This was developed in senior executive roles in diverse markets, including 13 years in Australia, 5 years in Europe, & across businesses & transactions ranging from the US to Asia.
He spent 10 years at Challenger Financial (challenger.com.au), an Australian investment management firm (€30bn funds under management). He was Director in the Capital, Risk & Strategy Group. Peter held management roles across Treasury, Corporate Development & Legal during a period of international expansion & rapid growth (from 40 to 1,000 employees).
During this time, he worked across hundreds of transactions; raised domestic & international funds (€1bn+ from US, Europe, Australia, Asia); advised on & raised capital for numerous IPO’s.
Prior to that, Peter was a corporate lawyer at King & Wood Mallesons (mallesons.com), a leading multinational legal firm.
Peter received an Executive MBA from INSEAD (France, Singapore, United Arab Emirates) and Bachelor’s degrees in both Commerce & Law from the University of New South Wales (Australia).
Linkedin : Peter Savvas
Arthur Panos is Principal at redcastle advisors
Peter invited Arthur to join redcastle to broaden the scope of the company by helping clients to tap into high-growth Internet-based business models.
Arthur is an industry leader with over 20 years local and international telecommunications experience (Voice, Internet, Networks), now focusing on business advisory, including strategy, market execution, mobile & fixed internet sales, customer management, and social media solutions.
Prior to joining redcastle, as Global Head of International Roaming at the Vodafone Group based in Europe, Arthur was instrumental in revolutionizing the roaming industry with the introduction of market shaping propositions, leading to unprecedented customer adoption and satisfaction levels, across 21 operating companies spanning Europe, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.
Prior to his 4 year stint at global HQ in Europe, Arthur drove success for Vodafone Australia as Head of Products, successfully developing and implementing strategies with cutting edge execution, leading to a doubling of Consumer revenues within 3 years and elevating Vodafone to the number one position in the Prepay market.
Now based back home in Sydney, Arthur’s ambition is to replicate his global successes for smaller entities seeking to exploit opportunities through strong strategic direction and unbeatable delivery to market.
Arthur is married with 2 children, and spends some of his time giving back to the community through charity and not-for-profit work
Linkedin : Arthur Panos