OUR CORPORATE TEAM
Paschalis Patsiokas grew up in Rhodes, Greece within his family’s restaurants and hotels that attracted visitors from around the world. After studying Economics in London he joined BWA Yachting and has always played an important role in the development of the company, today he oversees the company’s day to day operations.
Phone: +41 792 862 815
Nik Patsiokas, also from Rhodes, spent his childhood sailing with his grandfather aboard the family schooner Kira. After a degree in International Hospitality Management in London, Nik joined BWA Yachting and currently oversees the company’s working processes, operations and policies.
Phone: +33 637 24 85 38
Laura Esteve is passionate about sailing and the yachting industry. She heads the America’s Cup Superyacht Program as well as oversees our America’s offices. Laura started a career in the yachting industry in her native Barcelona followed by 10 years in Asia and she recently relocated to the US where she joined the BWA Yachting team.
Phone: +1 202 3222292
Valeria was born and raised in Brindisi, Italy. She has a background in Economics, Business administration and HR. After obtaining her master’s degree, she worked for different international companies until she joined BWA Yachting in 2013. Valeria loves the sea, travelling, reading and meeting new people.
Phone: +41 91 913 32 41
Andrea loves computers and BWA Yachting is much the better for it. When he’s not working on developing new technologies and IT platforms that manage BWA Yachting’s worldwide structure, you’ll find him following the Italian soccer league and spending time with his family. A native Venetian, Andrea has over 20 years of professional experience in the field, a degree in electronic engineering and computer science from the University of Padua and studied as an undergraduate at the University of California – Davis.
Phone: +39 340 729 0710
Originally from Italy, Francesca has more than 17 years of experience in the yachting industry and is happy to bring that expertise to BWA Yachting as the Marketing and Communications Manager since early 2016. Francesca is a very sporty person who enjoys spending her free time with friends and family, and planning for the next adventure.
Phone: +39 333 2878171
Nicoletta grew up in Trieste, Italy, known as a port of reference during the Habsburg Monarchy. Coming from and brought up amongst a maritime family, she is passionate about everything yachting. Nicoletta started her career in the industry in Ibiza and subsequently relocated to the BWA Yachting headquarters in Lugano, Switzerland.
Phone: +41 79 440 20 22
Born and raised in Monaco and studies in Economic and Corporate strategy in Nice and Paris, Yann started his career in the yachting industry in 2011 as local yacht agent for BWA Yachting Monaco. Since 2014, he is part of the corporate HQ as commercial officer and supervisor for the Sales department. Yann is in charge of promoting the brand to the industry stakeholders globally and networking.