CEECG’s Warsaw headquarters employs  full-time case managers, analysts and researchers, who speak more than ten languages between them and come from a wide range of backgrounds. They are the central hub behind CEECG operations.

Management Team

Andrew de Roy

Over ten years in the business intelligence and investigations field, Andrew has become one of the foremost specialists in the CEE region. Prior to founding CEECG, Andrew was employed by the Financial Times Group as the Mergermarket bureau chief in Poland. An expert in M&A intelligence and market analysis, Andrew gained a profound insight into the needs of businesses operating and investing in the CEE region. He established CEECG building on an exceptional network in London and Poland, and has since overseen the company’s growth into the leading provider of business intelligence and investigation services in Central and Eastern Europe.

Preston Smith

As CEECG’s head of operations for the past four years, Preston has overseen the company’s growth to cover more than 20 countries. He has a phenomenal track record, having worked on some of the most high profile investigations in the region. Preston Smith was first recognized for his work as an investigative journalist in Poland, with articles on money-laundering and mafia dealings winning accolades both in Central Europe and abroad. He has cooperated closely with media organizations ranging from Poland’s top television channels (TVN, TVN24, Polsat, Polsat News) and print outlets (Rzeczpospolita, Wprost), to foreign news and wire services, including the BBC and Interfax. Additionally, Smith served as regional editor for three years for Interfax Central Europe, running multiple news desks across the region and managing correspondents as far afield as Russia and China.

Paddy Beiner

Paddy is a business intelligence and investigations veteran, with over ten years of experience working for the industry’s leading companies.  He is responsible for project management and the co-ordination of local resources at CEECG.  Paddy began his career with Kroll Associates, covering due diligence, asset searches and fraud investigations in the company’s London, Hong Kong, Johannesburg and Frankfurt offices. This was followed by senior management positions with Merchant International Group and Pasco Risk Management. Most recently, Paddy spent several years with Switzerland’s top investigative firm covering multinational asset searches and litigation support cases.

Boris Milos

Boris has more than 10 years of international experience (mostly in the SEE/CEE region) in corporate finance (mergers & acquisitions, valuation, risk management & derivatives), as well as corporate strategy & business development experience (business modelling, product development, proofs of concept, project management, end-to-end solutions development). His sector experience includes banking & asset management, telco, ICT, energy, start-up & venture capital. Boris is an alumnus of the London Business School where he received his MBA, while he graduated with Summa Cum Laude, at the University of Pittsburgh, College of Business and Administration. Boris has also a limited experience in the military and intelligence community.

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