Marilena Ioannidou joined the British Business Bank Investment Programme team in December 2013. Her responsibilities include oversight of the Business Finance Partnership Mid Cap portfolio of investments and delivery of the Investment Programme.
Marilena joined from the Shareholder Executive team at the Department of Business, Innovation & Skills where she worked as an assistant director responsible for developing optimal strategies for a range of Government owned state assets since 2010.
Her previous career was spent largely in investment banking, having been a Vice President at Citigroup Global Markets where she worked in equity capital markets, FIG M&A and financial strategy teams from 2000 to 2008.
Marilena holds a Master in Finance from London Business School, an M.Eng in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering (Financial Engineering focus) from Cornel University and a BSc in Applied Mathematics & Statistics and Business Management (double major) from Stony Brook University.