Meet the team

Marianna Papachristophorou

Partner, Head of Hospitality Portfolio

Marianna is the Head of Hospitality Portfolio at Invel. Since joining in October 2018 she was actively involved in a number of projects in the Southern European region with greater focus on the hospitality sector, including both the underwriting process and the asset management and repositioning of the hotels immediately after acquisition. Marianna currently oversees the operations and development of all Invel Hospitality investments including amongst others the Bellevue Cortina in Italy, the Landmark Nicosia, the Aphrodite Hills Resort, Parklane Resort and Spa, a Luxury Collection Hotel in Cyprus, and the Nikki Beach, Porto Heli in Greece.

In the past, Marianna was an Associate with Deutsche Bank Capital Partners (DB Capital) in London. Whilst in DB Capital she worked on the $1 billion acquisition of leisure company, Center Parks. She also worked in the Investment Banking and Securitization teams of Deutsche Bank, the Risk Management division of J P Morgan (Euroclear) in Brussels, as well as the Management Consulting team of KPMG in Nicosia. In 1995 she was awarded an internship and a subsequent short-term contract at the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs of the European Commission in Brussels.

After receiving a Fulbright Scholarship, Marianna attended Boston University where she received a BA in Economics and International Relations and an MA in Economics. Following almost a decade of work experience, she attended London Business School where she received an MBA.