Athena P. Constantinou
Athena P. Constantinou has over 30 years of experience in the financial field. Athena holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, with specialization in Accounting and Business Law, from the Bernard M. Baruch School of Business of the City University of New York. She also holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Computer Information Systems from the same school. She is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York and she is an international member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She also holds a Chartered Global Management certification, a Financial Education Instructor certification from the US National Financial Educators Council and she is a member of the Sports Financial Advisers Association, the British Association of Sport and Law and the International Wealth Planners Association. She is a member of ACAMS and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.
Athena has had considerable professional experience on an international level in the fields of financial and business consulting, advising high net worth individuals and entities in the sports and entertainment industries for more than 30 years. She has practiced as a CPA for a number of years in New York City with in depth involvement in international financial planning and business consulting in the sports and entertainment industries. During her career, Athena has also been heavily involved in providing advice in connection with financial planning, development, valuation, commercialization and management of image rights of athletes and entertainers worldwide.
Since the establishment of the APC Sports Financial Literacy Academy, five years ago, she has been designing and implementing financial literacy courses for sports academies and sports clubs globally. She also advises sports organizations and stakeholders on Anti-Money Laundering and Sports Integrity matters.
Through her large international sports network she has developed and monitors the Sports Financial Literacy Academy’s international operations.