Leadership

Inova is led by a senior team with a diverse but complementary set of skills

and experience, including private equity, hedge funds, investment management, investment banking and management consulting.

Executive Leadership Team

Extensive industry knowledge and experience

Collectively, we offer extensive knowledge and experience across alternative and conventional investments, wealth management, commodities, natural resources, and family office management as well as the ability to access global knowledge and experience through our extended network. 

Justin A. Inniss 

Managing Director

Over 20 years' experience in financial services; consulting; energy; and infrastructure; Founder of IAM, a boutique management consultancy firm for emerging markets-focused energy, logistics and infrastructure; Founded a number of multi-family offices across the GCC, Europe and sub-Saharan Africa and co-founder of Cassia, a GCC-based energy and logistics platform, advising external corporate leaders on mergers and acquisitions and project finance initiatives; Middle markets groups within a series of leading investment banks; BA from St. John’s College, St. John’s University, New York.

Harold O. Alby  

Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer

Over 17 years’ experience in operations; financial services; consulting and family office management; Launched Nyne Holdings, a Singapore-based commercial multi-family office platform, leading strategic planning and business development.; Financial advisory consultancy in New York, working with family offices, small businesses, non-profit organizations and institutional investors; Managing Director at the BMB Group, a prestigious commercial multi-family office of royal families, responsible for investor and stakeholder relations and led research, communications, marketing and public relations for the firm; MA (Hons) from the University of Edinburgh.

Pavel A. Skitovich 

Managing Director

Over 25 years' experience in financial services; precious metals, and petroleum; Former Chief Executive Officer of TNK- BP, Russia's third-largest oil producer and among the ten largest private oil companies in the world;Member of the management board of Interros Holding Company; Executive Director of OJSC OMZ; Financial analyst at Alfred Berg (IB ABN AMRO subsidiary) and senior consultant at Coopers & Lybrand; Diplomat and vice-consul to Uganda; Graduate of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).

Henry Erimodafe

Managing Director

Over 25 years' experience in financial services; Formerly President of the BoD, UBS Nigeria Limited, and CEO of UBS (Nigeria) RO Limited, the Nigeria office for UBS Wealth Management; Led UBS business development and client cultivation for Nigeria and West Africa; Head of Innovation and client processes, covering all Global Emerging Market Business Management division; Director for Africa at Bank Julius Bär; MBA from the University of Strathclyde, an M.Sc. from Sheffield-Hallam University and is an Alumnus of Harvard Business School.

Adel al Shahafi 

Managing Director - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Over 30 years’ experience in operations within diverse industries including, marine, power, construction and environmental concerns; track record of entrepreneurial success launching new business strategies and facilitating technical operational launch; chairman of a number of companies in Saudi Arabia including, Al-Sahafi Int. Group, Nibras Consulting Engineering, Senyar Arabian Trading LTD Co., and Zadt Saudi Agriculture; Consulted to the Saudi Ministry

of Housing; Jeddah Municipality and a number of private organizations; Founded 42 social communities; PhD in International Business Management from Newcastle University and MBA degrees, Newcastle and Cardiff University; BSc in Electromechanical engineering, Newcastle.

Sami A. bin Mahfouz

Managing Director - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Over 30 years’ experience in the banking industry, specializing in credit management, risk management and business development; core competencies in strategy, organizational development, corporate government and client relationship management; board seats within Red Sea Housing Services, Redan Limited Company, Founder and heard of business development at Rawasi Financial Solutions and Consulting; formerly Chief Risk Offer and head of corporate banking at National Commercial Bank, Saudi Arabia, managing a portfolio and industry concentration of over US$ 8 billion and held a board position at Saudi Spanish Bank; trained at Mellon Bank and Citibank in the United States; BSc in Finance from Ohio State University,

John H. Kim

Managing Director - Hong Kong

Over 35 years' experience including executive roles with multi-nationals, primarily in industry and technology, as well as world-renowned consulting firms; expert in Asia Pacific-focused business and investment; highly experienced management consultant working with the CEOs and boards of South Korea’s leading chaebols, transforming their business strategy, operations and finance capabilities; previously a partner at Deloitte, Accenture, and IBM Business Consulting Services, President of Hyundai Welding, a Hyundai Group affiliate and leading global manufacturer of welding consumables and equipment and a Director of Advisory Board of Meritz Financial Group. MBA from Boston University, MSc in computer science from University of Southern California, BSc computer science from University of Southern California, Advanced Management Program graduate at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Jason S. Lee

Director - Hong Kong

Over 20 years' experience as a leading business consultant focusing on Greater China, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea; formerly head of business development at Korn Ferry International, DHR International and Boyden; prior experience includes senior project leadership roles in executive search for

leading blue chip clients across the Asia Pacific region, Business Development Consultant and Project Manager with Electric Data Systems in Chicago and Operations Engineer for Honda Motor Company; Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania graduate and BSc in computer science from Ohio State University. 

*The Board of Directors  of Inova Capital AG comprises three members; Dmitry Evenko; Chairman of Board; Harold Alby; Secretary; and Henry Erimodafe; Board Member.