MEET THE TEAM

Elitium Team

Management Team

Management

Team

Raoul Milhado
    Raoul Milhado
    Founder & CEO

    Motivating leader & highly driven entrepreneur with years of international experience in the world of digital marketing, mobile apps, technology and web development. By joining the yachting industry in 2016, he has built up the perfect skill-sets and experience to lead and manage the company Elitium.

  • Jean-Pierre Morand
      Jean-Pierre Morand
      Founder & CTO

      The technical specialist and leading blockchain expert with over 20 years of IT experience. He has always been on the forefront of new and innovative technology, a great example is his leading of projects on mass adoption of internet in France in 1997. Moreover, he will ensure the continuity of the technology developments of Elitium.

    • Collin Nicolaas Gelevert
        Collin Nicolaas Gelevert
        Chairman & CFO

        Highly experienced financial expert with years of experience in creating international company structures and applying “out of the box” business solutions. With over 30 years of experience he will be dedicated to building the company structure and cover the financial and legal strategy in all its aspects.

      • Core Team

        Core

        Team

        Timm Eilmann
          Timm Eilmann
          Project Director

          Founded his first agency young, giving him a wealth of first-hand experience of breakthrough technologies like blockchain and AI — as he developed his knack for ROI-driven strategies in marketing and business development for clients that span multiple luxury companies across Europe.

        • Luca Hodyjas
            Luca Hodyjas
            Head of Growth

            Creative head of Elitium specialized on developing out of the box marketing strategies. Specialized on performance oriented online and social media marketing. The combination out of developing a long term vision for the brand, with direct PPC marketing makes him to an essential part of our marketing service.

          • Demetri Poulikidis
              Demetri Poulikidis
              Head of Development

              Our lead developer finds a solution to every challenge. He has extensive experience serving clients worldwide; working in the US and Europe as a tech lead and full stack developer designing and engineering applications, websites, servers and platforms.

              Dean Veldman
                Dean Veldman
                Key Account Manager

                A decade's experience in the investment space, spanning finance and property, gave Dean a solid understanding of how markets work. He turned his attention to crypto in early 2017 before specializing in DeFi. Dean now heads all client-related Elitium activity, educating users via a consultative approach to maximize their chances of success.

                Maxim Shishkin
                  Maxim Shishkin
                  Head of Design

                  Highly experienced professional with over 8 years of experience in developing websites, mobile applications and branding for large companies and start-ups in Saudi Arabia, America and Europe. He is perfectly equipped for future technical challenges with Elitium.

                • Nils Eilmann
                    Nils Eilmann
                    Head of Social

                    The highly motivated, outcome-oriented social media manager who’s been nurturing a talent across channels since an early age. Nils uses a quality-first approach in everything he does, knowing online content requires thought-over-volume to have an impact: a learning only reinforced by time spent marketing several European luxury brands.

                  • Aron Pauker
                      Aron Pauker
                      Full Stack Developer

                      Aron hails from Hungary and has spent much of his life honing his software development skills. He's an expert in PHP, several web languages, native mobile apps, and game development. Now, he's helping turn Elitium into a mobile-first crypto platform.

                    • Costantinos Ntzourfras
                        Costantinos Ntzourfras
                        Frontend Developer

                        A computer scientist by trade, Constantinos has rich experience from time spent as a developer in Greece, then Austria. He's now focused on the front-end, using his background in web development to help optimize the Elitium experience in every client-facing touchpoint.

                      • Filip Cekic
                          Filip Cekic
                          System Architect

                          Systems architect and experienced backend developer who strives to create scalable, robust software that never compromises on the quality of the user experience. He's worked for many international companies, building the technical infrastructure behind household brands.

                          Daan van Heijst
                            Daan van Heijst
                            Business Development

                            The trading professional and crypto-specialist with over 5 years' blockchain experience. Before joining Elitium, Dann was raising capital for crypto and real estate-related projects. He is a strong relationship builder and a born deal-closer. His knowledge of digital and assertive way of working will prove pivotal in raising capital and improving liquidity on the Elitium platform.

                          • Artem Fominykh
                              Artem Fominykh
                              Head of Community

                              After laying the academic foundations through completing a higher economic education in finance, Artem started his career in 1998 as a driven salesman. He then continued as managing partner of a large furniture holding company, focused on communication with key partners and clients. Being introduced to cryptocurrencies in 2016, Artem has since worked in marketing and community management for several projects, accelerating his engaging and preempting communication skills.

                              Ari Ombesi
                                Ari Ombesi
                                Content Designer

                                Ari is a designer and illustrator. He comes from South Borneo, Indonesia, and has worked with clients from across the world: designing, illustrating, and inputting on creative direction since 2004. His interests are varied, but he's particularly excited by novel concepts that could have a profound impact on how the world will function in the coming years.

                                Pavel Mikhalevsky
                                  Pavel Mikhalevsky
                                  AML Officer Estonia

                                  An experienced entrepreneur with 18 years of experience managing various businesses, following on from 12 years of leading his law practice. Pavel has now switched from the traditional to the decentralized world, recognizing how the next wave of technology can power financial independence for all.

                                  Rhys Rossello
                                    Rhys Rossello
                                    Marketing Manager

                                    While earning a bachelor's degree in Business Management & Entrepreneurship, Rhys set up his first business: an events company helping companies grow through marketing, focusing on social media. He's harboured an entrepreneurial mindset ever since and joined Elitium to share his skills while broadening his expertise.

                                    Advisory Board

                                    Advisory

                                    Team

                                    Caen Contee
                                      Caen Contee
                                      Global Strategy Advisor

                                      A born movement builder. Co-founded smart mobility platform Lime before moving into venture funding and philanthropy. He's a deep operator and service-based leader who has helped raise $750m+ for personal ventures alongside negotiating commercial deals worth $100m+.

                                    • Martin Baldwin
                                        Martin Baldwin
                                        Financial Advisor

                                        Having spent 25+ years in global banking and finance, Martin is well versed in trading, treasury management, and financial product development. He’s worked in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia. And he has an equally broad educational background, including bachelors’ degrees in Computer Science, English Literature, and Education, and an MBA in Finance and International Business.

                                      • Peter M. Buchroithner
                                          Peter M. Buchroithner
                                          Growth Advisor

                                          A lifelong entrepreneur with an impressive track record scaling startups into global corporations. He's currently CEO of learning platform GROW, having previously co-founded product studio Gateway Labs and scaled chat-poll startup, Swelly, from 0-10m users in just 18 months.

                                        • Charles Ruffolo
                                            Charles Ruffolo
                                            Business Development Advisor

                                            As an international speaker, trainer, author and publisher Mr. Ruffolo is a true natural when it comes to linking individuals with common interest. After having spent over 20 years in the military and earning his MBA/MPA degree during this time, he launched The NetworKing BV – a platform of over 20,000 registered business minded professionals worldwide. His excellent experience is a big asset to the expansion of Elitium and its products.

                                          • Fancy Alexandersson
                                              Fancy Alexandersson
                                              Luxury Brand Advisor

                                              She is widely considered as one of the most known event hosts in the entertainment industry. She has also become a well-known personality in Hollywood, as she hosted prestigious events e.g. the Grammy Awards, the Golden Globe Awards, the Academy Awards, Super Bowl, Formula One Grand Prix, Cannes Film Festival, and the Fashion Weeks. She will be an excellent voice and connector of Elitium with the luxury community.

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                                              Bertie Conibear
                                                Bertie Conibear
                                                Brand Advisor

                                                Growth-focused creative with extensive experience devising narratives for both B2B and B2C brands — helping craft brewers attract investment from Diageo, food-tech startups raise capital from high-profile VCs, and blockchain ventures hit ICO targets.

                                              • Nick Gelevert
                                                  Nick Gelevert
                                                  Business Development Advisor

                                                  Highly ambitious entrepreneur with a passion for working in the nautical sector throughout his life. As the CEO of Boatsters and growing up in a yachting family business, he’s sharing his knowledge and expertise of the yachting industry to expand global partnerships and therefore shape the future Network of Elitium.

                                                • Daan Stots
                                                    Daan Stots
                                                    Business Advisor

                                                    Former director of Quintessentially the Netherlands, currently ambassador of Nexus Global and through its own company Stotsy offering luxury and unique events all over the globe. With his extensive experience he will support Elitium in developing the concierge services.

                                                  • Paul Spronk
                                                      Paul Spronk
                                                      Financial Advisor

                                                      Mullitalented professional with a focus on high level innovation projects in Asia, Paul has funded and help scale a wide variety of companies and is actively involved in the regulatory discussion around DLT and crypto technology. He has a background in International investment law and EU regulatory affairs and is well equipped to guide Elitium trough the financial and regulatory landscape.