Omiros D. Sarikas
Founder and Managing Partner (CEO)
of Brookstreet Equity Partners
Omiros has been recognised as “GameChanger of the Year”, “CEO of the Year” “M&A Young Gun of the Year”, “Top 250 Deal Makers in the World”, “40 Under 40”, “Who is Who”, Real Deals “Drax Future 40” investor that shapes the future of Europe and 2x the cover of CEO Today.
Brookstreet is recognised as the “Best Commercially Motivated PE” and being a platform for CEOs, HNW Families, Unicorn Founders, National Champions and World Leaders. The firm’s notable awards include “UK Innovative PEVC Fund Manager of the Year” and “UK Niche PE House of the Year”.
Omiros worked in London, Zürich and New York and completed 100+ engagements over two decades with sovereigns, corporates, banks and funds. He holds the “Freedom of the City of London” as a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers which he serves as Chairman of its Fundraising Advisory Board, Member of the ESG Committee and Court. He is a Fellow at the Royal Society of Arts, a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and advised committees of the British Venture Capital & Private Equity Association and the House of Lords. Omiros Chairs Harvard HAE UK, co-Chairs its Global Advisory Council and is an HAE Accelerator Founding Donor.
Omiros had an international secondary education at Tasis and ACS. He is a triple alum of the University of London (LSE, CBS, LBS) and Harvard Business School (HBS), amongst others. He is also a published researcher with Oxford and Harvard Fellows and he mentored Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs as an Expert-in-Residence (EIR) as well as the UK Lord Mayor’s Mansion House Scholars. He is a Visiting Professor on PEVC.
His work has received 200+ PR items in TV, radio, press and he has delivered 100+ conference keynotes. This includes Financial (FT, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Real Deals) and Hellenic media (SKAI, ANT1, NET, Kathemerini, Naftemporiki, Sofokleous). Omiros acted as Keynote Speaker/Panellist in global summits (FT, Economist, Delphi, CapitalLink) and academia (LBS, LSE, Cass, Imperial), as well as a Judge/Mentor at Berkeley’s Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC), Venture Capital International Competition (VCIC), Greek International Women Awards (GIWA), THI Venture Impact Awards, Reload, Elevate and Mentor at Endeavor Greece.
Brookstreet served as Ambassador of The Hellenic Initiative. Omiros was recognised with the “World’s Eminent (Hellenic) Leader Award in Finance & Investments” by “Who is Who”. In business, Omiros champions transparency, fairness and win-win solutions. In life, Omiros believes in Filotimo, Charity, Education, Philanthropy and Family values. Latterly, Omiros announced his commitment to utilise his platform, access and networks to setup a Foundation with other Legacy Families which will spearhead efforts to champion diversity, inclusion, impact investments and female leadership initiatives.