Who we are / Management team
Nicolas is French, living in China for more than 14 years. His wife is Chinese; he has now a large Chinese family in China mainland. Nicolas is an unconditional supporter of China and his goal is to support Chinese entrepreneurs doing successful business in Africa or in Europe. France and Greece are 2 of his main focus in Europe, with Quebec and Montreal in Canada.
He is the founder of Acropolis Group in New York in 1999, the founder of Acropolis China in 2005, the funder of Europ’Art Gallery China in 2011, founder of Acropolis Entrepreneur Center and Acropolis Capital.
Member of the French Chamber of Commerce in China, Leader of the French Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur Committee, initiator of the Investment committee, Member of the European Chamber of Commerce.
Before focusing on China, since 1978, his entire professional career was related to Arabian Gulf countries, and Africa where he built a large network of business partners and friends.
For the last 14 years, in China, he is supporting Presidents and CEOs of western companies to develop their business in China, and large State Owned Chinese enterprises to get infrastructure markets in Africa and Middle East.
Nicolas is fluent in French (native), Greek (native), English. Some Spanish and some Arabic are his working languages too.
Adoum is in charge of the African side network of Acropolis Group. Adoum is a long time friend and partner of Nicolas. He spends 80% of his time in Africa and 20% in China.
Adoum involvement with China started 12 years ago. He spent 3 years full time to learn Chinese mandarin and 4 years to graduate from a Master in Finance from East China University of Sciences & Technology.
Adoum is fluent in Arabic, French, English, and Mandarin Chinese; Adoum can speak some Spanish.
During 8 years he was working at SINOCHEM Group in China, in charge of Africa, South America, and Europe & Middle East. His duties were to source and negotiate oil for Chinese market.
Jerry is Acropolis Entrepreneur Center’ Operation Director.
Acropolis Entrepreneur Center is one of Acropolis Group’ business units.
Jerry has over 15 years of working experience, 10 years in operation management in hospitality industry and 5 years at Acropolis Group.
Jerry has a passion for international business and a real talent for relations and communication.At Great Wall Investment, Jerry is in charge of relation with Chinese enterprises, large private groups or State Owned enterprises.
Jerry has worked all his life with foreigners in Asia, speaks fluent English and is the ideal person, the real bridge between foreigners and Chinese investors.