Demetrios Efstathiou


Demetris Efstathiou is an Executive Director, and Chief Investment Officer of Blue Diagonal Capital. He is a member of the Investment Committee.

Demetris has over 25 years of experience working in global financial markets with a specialisation in emerging markets and fixed income.

Before he co-founded Blue Diagonal Capital in 2016, he spent 20 years working for financial institutions in London - 15 years as a trader and portfolio manager, followed by 5 years as head of EM strategy and research. He headed Morgan Stanley's CEEMEA fixed income proprietary trading desk in London, while at RBS Global Markets he led the EM cross-asset research and strategy team covering credit, interest rates and currencies.

In addition, since 2017, he has been serving on the board of directors of Hellenic Bank, Cyprus - a Eurozone systemic bank - as an independent, non-executive director.

Demetris is a holder of a B.Eng. in Electronics Engineering and Computer Science (ISE) from Imperial College London, and of an MBA from London Business School.