Dimitris Valatsas specializes in helping family enterprises and family offices navigate complex geopolitical, financial, and macroeconomic challenges. As a seasoned economist, he has over a decade of experience advising large corporates, family offices, asset managers, and public sector agencies across North America, Europe, and Asia.
Raised in Athens, Greece, Dimitris holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard University and a Master’s in Modern Languages from the University of Oxford; he has also lectured on international political economy at Kellogg. Dimitris has been invited to speak at numerous global conferences, including a number of roundtables addressed at family offices.
Dimitris’s work with family enterprises focuses on business continuity planning, family office design, risk and crisis management, strategic family wealth planning, and family wealth and values alignment. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Foreign Policy, and the South China Morning Post, among others.
Dimitris lives in New York City with his wife and son.