Speakers at Athens Investment Summit

Philip Ammerman


Managing Partner, Navigator Consulting Group

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Mr. Philip Ammerman is an experienced investment advisor, having advised on major investment and privatisation transactions in Greece and internationally. He is founder of Navigator Consulting Group as well as several start-ups.

Mr. Ammerman has extensive experience in the process of due diligence, business planning, profitability analysis and strategic development of enterprises. Since beginning his consulting career, he has led or supported over 160 projects in some 44 countries, with a total value of over EUR 6 billion invested.

Mr. Ammerman began his consulting career with Kienbaum and Partners, a leading German consulting firm specialising in public sector restructuring. With Kienbaum, he participated the restructuring of the senior management of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Cyprus Tourism Organisation, Seliko a.s. Olomouc, and other organisations. 

He founded Navigator Consulting Group in 1995, and since then has focussed on investment advisory and post-investment support in enterprise restructuring and performance improvement. He has advised the European Commission, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), the European Agency for Reconstruction (EAR), and a range of other public and privates sector clients. 

In Greece, Mr. Ammerman has supported a range of major investment and privatisation projects, notably in the tourism and food processing sectors. 

In 2010, Navigator Consulting launched its Entrepreneurship Charter, a commitment to support or launch 10 start-ups or spin-offs between 2011-2020. In this respect, five new companies have been launched where Philip acts in a mentoring or Board capacity.

Mr. Ammerman earned an AB in Geological and Geophysical Sciences from Princeton University (1994), a Certificate in Africa Studies from Princeton University (1994) and a Certificate in Human Resources Studies from Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labour Relations (2006).  

His personal interests include sailing, travel and classical history.