Get to Know Us

Our Team

Our people are our primary asset and we have built a strong team of high calibre individuals. We work closely across disciplines in a collaborative and dynamic environment.

Alex Tarlo

Founding Director

Background

Alex is responsible for deal structuring, investment analysis and overall strategy. He has over 10 years of property experience and was one of the first investors in the Collective, exiting in 2018. Before founding SAV Group, Alex spent 4 years in Barclays Capital Financial Derivatives Division.

Vakho Potschisvili

Founding Director

Background

Vakho is responsible for general business management, site due diligence and planning strategy. He has over 10 years’ experience in property development, before which he was involved in the Biotech industry ranging from biofuels to wastewater.

Christopher Lockhart-Mummery KC

Business Advisor

Background

Christopher Lockhart-Mummery KC is a former Deputy High Court Judge with a career spanning 50 years. He has appeared in numerous cases and inquiries of national significance. In recent years, he has focused on planning work in both the public and private sectors, representing clients in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court, and Planning Inquiries. Christopher was called to the Bar in 1971, took silk in 1986, and served as Head of Chambers at 4 Breams Buildings and later at Landmark. Christopher acts as a Business Advisor, and provides strategic and legal input on a range of matters.

 

Charles Banner KC

Non-Executive Director

Background

Charles Banner KC is our Non-Executive Director, advising on legal, planning and strategy matters. Charles is a leading barrister in commercial development and planning disputes. He is one of the country’s youngest KCs and currently practises at Keatings Chambers alongside his role at SAV Group.  He is also a member of the RICS Standards and Regulations Board and a part-time lecturer in law at Oxford University.

Anton Nikolaenko

Investment Director

Background

Anton is responsible for deal structuring, investment analysis and investment strategy. He is an expert in deal structuring, valuation, and financial modelling with over 10 years of finance and property experience. Before SAV Group, Anton was an investment banker at RenCap and auditor at KPMG.

Minh Vu, CA, CFA

Chief Financial Officer

Background

Minh oversees the overall financial strategy and risk management. He has over 10 years’ experience in investment management and capital, financial and risk management. Before SAV Group, he held various roles at Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and EY.

Emilios Tsavellas MRTPI

Development Director

Background

Emilios is responsible for planning and development management, where he oversees the development and construction process. He is also involved with site sourcing and initial planning and development appraisals. Before joining SAV Group, Emilios spent over 5 years at Savills, where he focussed on residential development in prime central London.

Roxanna Crainicuic

Property Operations

Background

Roxana is responsible for property operations and marketing. She has over 10 years’ experience in managing student accommodation and short lets across Central London.

Vardan Agababian

Investment Analyst

Background

Vardan is responsible for investment analysis and site due dilegence. He has worked for several investment banks and has extensive experience in modelling and analysing a diverse range of assets across different markets.

Andrey Litvinov

Investment Analyst

Background

Andrey is responsible for investment analysis and site due diligence. Before joining SAV Group, Andrey held various positions at investment banks. He graduated top of his class, with a distinction from LSE.

Anatolii Tarlo

Business Development Manager

Background

Anatolii has over 30 years’ experience in business management and construction. He is responsible for fund raising, business and construction management.

Alice Gale

Accountant

Background

Alice assists with day to day accounting and payments. She has over 5 years’ experience in accounting, payroll and financial analysis.

Our Values

At SAV Group, our decisions are driven by our six core beliefs.

Individuality

We empower our people, build relationships, and deliver results through a diverse team of individuals

Responsibility

We take a responsible and sustainable approach to our buildings and investments

Creativity

We think outside the box to find solutions and achieve results, no matter the problem

Excellence

We focus on quality from start to finish to ensure we achieve excellent, memorable spaces across our portfolio

Agility

We pride ourselves on our ability to adapt and respond to different issues across different markets

Integrity

We believe that integrity is critical in building long term relationships with our partners

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