Over 50 years of combined
real estate investment acumen.

Meet the team.

Menelaos Menelaou

Senior Advisor

Mel acts as a Senior Advisor to Invel since November 2018.

Prior to joining Invel, he has been working in the CEE, Greece and Cyprus for the last fifteen years in different roles, investment in distressed assets, Real Estate development and Real Estate Corporate lending. In the past six years, Mel has engaged in NPL /REO tenders in the region exceeding €4 billion of value. In 2006, Mel founded Omilos, a real estate investment and development company focused on Romania mainly developing and managing large Retail Parks of over 2,000,000 sqft. Previously Mel spent 13 years in financial services in London with National Bank of Greece and Laiki Bank ( later named Marfin) where he was Head of Corporate Loans and Private Banking respectively specialising in Real Estate loans in the UK, CEE, Greece and Cyprus. He was a member of the Credit Committee at both organizations. Because of Mel’s long, wide and in depth experience in the region in different capacities he has an unparalleled network of close relationships and contacts with Bankers, Developers, Borrowers, RE Agents and other RE professionals. Mel is an associate Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and qualified with Deloitte in London in the Financial Service division. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics with a full Commonwealth Scholarship.