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
Born and raised in Barcelona, Laura graduated from the School of Economics at the University of Barcelona and completed studies in International Business Administration at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
In early 2000, Laura founded the first Superyacht Services company in Barcelona which eventually became BWA Yachting Spain. After 10 years in Asia with her family, she relocated to the US to run the Americas region for BWA Yachting. Passionate about sailing, Laura project managed the 2017 America’s Cup Superyacht Program for BWA Yachting as well as the SailGP Superyacht Experience. In her free time, Laura enjoys surfing and sailing with her husband and three children.
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
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. He has been part of the corporate HQ, since 2014 as commercial officer and supervisor for the Sales department, becoming Sales Manager in 2019. Yann is in charge of promoting the brand to the industry stakeholders globally and networking.