Anastasios (Tassos) Economou (YPO Monaco and French Riviera) is the Founder and Managing Director of iGroup.
iGroup has a focus on relative value investing looking to spot an industry that is at the low part of the business cycle and invest in it. Industries where iGroup primarily is present include shipping, tech, spirits, real estate and biotech. The organization has a presence in London, England, Athens, Greece, and Monaco.
Prior to establishing iGroup, Tassos gained experience in the shipping industry, investment management and private equity investing.
Tassos was born in Athens, Greece. He graduated with honors from Athens College and went on to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University obtaining an Exhibition Award.
He joined YPO in 2005 and has been an extraordinarily active member at the chapter, regional and global level, having held more than 25 champion positions.
Tassos quickly became involved with his first chapter, YPO Greater Europe, holding five officer positions including Chapter Chair. He also was Chapter Chair of YPO Euro Star and a founding member of YPO Germany-Switzerland-Austria Regional. Tassos said yes to several event champion roles including serving as Event Chair of Taste of YPO and Officer Education Chair of the 2016 Global Leadership Conference. On a YPO regional level, Tassos served as the Europe Regional Membership Officer and Regional Chair.
In July 2017, Tassos joined the YPO Board of Directors. He is currently the 2020-2022 YPO Global Chairman Emeritus.
Tassos was awarded the Alexander L. Cappello award in 2017 which is YPO’s highest honor in membership development service. That same year, he was recognized with the Best of the Best YPO Region award for his work with the Europe Region in his role as Regional Chair. Tassos is also the Creator of the YPO LAB (Leaders Across Borders) program where members inspire their peers with life-changing moments shared through storytelling.
Tassos is the proud father to two sons, Spyros and Orpheus. He is an avid world traveler and relishes the opportunity to see new places and experience different cultures. He is passionate about martial arts and began with Aikido 24 years ago. He is currently Black Belt (3 Dan) in Karate, a certified coach for Pankration and a student of Jiu-Jitsu.