Our Team

Ploutos is comprised of seasoned professionals with investment banking, legal, real estate and other backgrounds.

Ploutos Associates team

Jamil Akhundov

Founder and Managing Partner

Jamil is the founder and managing partner of Ploutos Associates. He has over 25 years of experience in asset-based debt financing. Prior to founding Ploutos, Jamil was associated with Merrill Lynch Commodity Partners in London. He has also been with Morgan Stanley’s real estate, energy, and utilities investment banking team in London. Jamil holds an MBA from France (Nantes) and Spain (Bilbao). He has done an MSc in Economics (Warwick). He speaks English, Russian, and Azeri fluently, and he has a good knowledge of French.

Ploutos Associates team

Reda Diouri

Senior partner

Reda Diouri is a Senior Partner at Ploutos Associates. Reda has over 11 years professional experience working in capital markets and investment banking in London.

Ploutos Associates team

Andronikos Andronikou


Andronikos has in-depth knowledge of real estate investment and property development. He has extensive experience working in senior positions in different countries. He possesses a diverse knowledge of various sectors such as real estate, banking, technology, and investment management. Andronikos holds an MSc in Mechanical Engineering, an MBA, and an MSc in Real Estate Investment from Cass Business School (UK), where he graduated with distinction. He is also an accredited MRICS professional with a specialisation in Property Finance and Investments.

Ploutos Associates team

James Shanks

Northern partner

James is the Northern partner of Ploutos and is based in Prestwich, Manchester. James has 26 years’ experience in the construction industry holding several director positions within blue chip companies. More recently James has acted as a contractual consultant. His straightforward and honest approach has resulted in long standing relationships based around integrity, trust and results.

Ploutos Associates team

Muhammad Sarfaraz

Business Development Manager

Sarfaraz is a financial services industry professional with over a decade of experience. He started his career as a sell-side stock analyst where he has been majorly engaged in investment banking activities such as financial modelling backed investment analysis and investment advisory. Later on, he moved onto the buy-side where he concluded several transactions related to rights issuance, mergers & acquisitions, buy-back and initial public offering (IPO), book building and private placement transactions. Sarfaraz has joined Ploutos Associates Limited as Business Development Manager. In addition to his core job functions, he also assists the managing partner on day-to-day assignments.

Ploutos Associates team

Abhinav S

Business Development Consultant

Abhinav started his career in Real Estate after post graduating with a Master’s in Business Administration in Operations/Marketing. Working for various notable property developers for 8 years, he has gained experience in the direct sourcing of sales leads, developing new opportunities and converting potential into sales. Abhinav has many transferable skills useful for transacting business with EMEA developers and investors. In his spare time, he enjoys volunteering at events, travelling, cycling and listening to music.

Ploutos Associates team 1


Ploutos employee 1


Ploutos Associates team 2


Ploutos employee 2


    If you have any further questions

    Please contact a member of the team by filling a quick form. It will take only a one-two minutes

    Cookies policy
    Our site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some of these cookies are essential to make our site work and others help us to improve by giving us some insight into how the site is being used. By using our site you accept the terms of our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy.
    Ask for a Callback

      How Much Would You Like to Borrow

        Get in Touch with Us

          Thank You

          We have received your request and will get in touch with you shortly.

          Please fill in all the required fields