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Miltos Kambourides

Family

Miltos was born in 1972 in Cyprus, where he was raised by his parents, Elias and Georgia. He has one sister, Kallia Kambourides, also an entrepreneur, graduate of Brown University and JFK Harvard School of Government.

He is married to photographer Marina Vernicos and is a father of 3 children.



Education

While in Cyprus, Miltos attended public elementary and high school. He had received several academic honors and participated twice in the International Math Olympiad (Beijing 1990, Moscow 1992) and once in the Balkan Math Olympiad (Sofia 1990) where he received a bronze medal.

He graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with three degrees: BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering and BS in Mathematics.

 

Military Service

Miltos graduated in 1990 from the Artillery Academy of Greece and served in the Cyprus National Guard for 26 months with the rank of second lieutenant.

 

Early Career

Miltos was a founding partner of Soros Real Estate Partners (SREP) for 5 years, a global real estate private equity business, formed in 1999 by George Soros. During Miltos' tenure, SREP raised a US$1 billion fund and executed a number of complex real estate transactions in Western Europe and Japan.

While at SREP, Miltos was primarily responsible for investments relating to property outsourcing in the UK and for the SREP investment strategy in Southeast Europe. He was the deal leader and a Founder of Mapeley Ltd, which went on to become the second largest real estate outsourcing company in the UK after winning two major 20-year multi-billion-GBP contracts: one with the Inland Revenue and Custom & Excise Departments of the UK and one with the Abbey National bank.

Prior to joining Soros, Miltos spent two years at Goldman Sachs working on real estate private equity transactions in the UK, France and Spain. In 1998, he received a Goldman Sachs Global Innovation award for his work at Trillium, the largest real estate outsourcing company in the UK.

 

Dolphin Capital

Miltos is the Founder and Managing Partner of Dolphin Capital. Dolphin Capital is a private equity business founded in 2004, specialising in real estate investments. The company’s main investment vehicle is Dolphin Capital Investors (DCI), listed on AIM (Alternative Investment Market) of the London Stock Exchange which has grown to become a leading global owner and developer of high-end integrated resorts in Eastern Mediterranean and the Americas, such as Amanzoe in Greece and Amanera in Dominican Republic. Since inception, DCI has raised over €1 billion of equity funds and has investments in 6 countries.

 

Interests and Social Activities

Beyond his entrepreneurial pursuits, the principal interest of Miltos is travelling. He is the Founder of trekrecord.com. He is also a Major Investor and Founder of:

  • One Athens, a concept development converting the former Doxiadis' School into 21st century residences in the downtown Athens.
  • Omniview, a pioneering company that integrates design and development capabilities into one seamless service.

Among others, Miltos is or was active in the following:

He travels extensively and has visited so far 120 countries/territories, including the geographical North Pole and Antarctica. 

 

Awards and Recognitions