George Velikov

Partner & Chief Operating Officer

George was one of the first ones to join CORDET as an Investment Professional out of the London office. George has prior experience with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and AXA and helped the CORDET develop a strategy focused on the lower mid-market in selected parts of Europe. When CORDET raised the first fund George spent his time between operations & finance and the origination, credit analysis and execution of deals. As an Investment Professional, George has completed more than 20 transactions within CORDET. George also headed the origination in Benelux countries and has been instrumental in building CORDET’s presence there.

Subsequently, George was promoted to CORDET Chief Operating Officer and Partner.

George holds a BA in Economics from St. Lawrence University and an MSc from Grenoble Graduate School of Business and was recently listed in Private Debt Investor’s Rising Stars 2020 as one of the individuals out of 40 under the age of 40 who have the potential to shape the future of the Private Debt asset class.

Certified Function, SMF16 (Compliance), SMF17 (MLRO).

George is also part of the TruST Payments Board of Directors.