George Zairis

Life in our Luxembourg office


14 April 2021


This week, we’re getting to know George Zairis, a Fund Accountant in our Luxembourg office.

Read the interview below to find out more about George’s role and responsibilities, his hidden talent, and his advice for thriving at Saltgate.


How did you get to Saltgate?

It was meant to happen!


What’s your role and what are your responsibilities within Saltgate?

I’m a Fund Accountant and I’m responsible for accounting, reporting and day-to-day operations in one of our client teams in Luxembourg.


What’s the best part of your role?

I would say the best part of my role is being involved and working with such big institutional clients.


What do you do for fun?

I enjoy playing sports – mainly basketball.


What’s your hidden talent?

Best cocktail maker in Luxembourg.


What is your professional background?

I’ve held accounting and finance roles in both Greece and Luxembourg.


What advice would you give to someone who wants your role?

My advice would be, the more you ask, the more you learn. Don’t hesitate to ask your team and line manager more questions.


Why did you go for the role you are in?

I have a big interest in the fund industry and alternative investments.


What trait in a person do you most admire?

I really admire creativity, confidence and someone who is open to new ideas.


What’s the highlight of your week?

The weekend!


Who’s your hero?

Winston Churchill


Who’s your favourite author?

Yuval Noah Harari


What’s the funniest joke you know by heart?

Tough one, I’m the kind of person who forgets all the jokes.


What makes someone succeed at Saltgate?

Being committed and willing to face new challenges.
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