Our Team

Stefania Barbaglio

Stefania Barbaglio / Founder

Stefania is known for her creativity, vivacious personality and entrepreneurial spirit. In early 2015, she founded Cassiopeia Services, a global boutique Investor & Public Relations Agency based in London. The company offers strategic Media Communications, Public and Investor Relations, as well as Branding and Marketing Strategies focussing on the new generation of social media and digital communications. 

Some call her the ‘Lara Croft’ of the small capital investment community. She’s become a well-known figure in the City of London, thanks to her outstanding experience in and innovative approach to media communications and networking. Her interest, knowledge and enthusiasm for seeking out investment opportunities has made her one of the best connected and most sought-after consultants in the City. She presents a regular online show – the Financial Fox – and personally hosts the Cassiopeia Symposia, a series of events specifically designed for companies and a selected audience of private investors to meet and network.

Stefania is an alumna of Oxford University where she studied Fintech & Financial Services Innovation and Blockchain Applications & Crypto assets strategy. She also has an MA in International Journalism from the University of Westminster, as well as 10 years-experience as a freelance producer for mainstream TV channels, including Bloomberg, the BBC & leading in-house Investor Relations & PR departments.

A dual British and Italian national, her determination to succeed was drilled into her by the family enterprise, a dairy, agriculture and renewable business just outside Milan. Her father is a well-known entrepreneur in the industry and has thus passed on his success formula: sacrifice, ambition, and integrity. The family business ethos of out-of the-box methods still solidly underpins her approach and business model.

Her work ethic is complemented by a rigorous and competitive fitness regime. Beyond Cassiopeia, Stefania nurtures her passion for technology and innovation, particularly blockchain applications and cryptocurrencies, and collaborates with UK Universities on mentoring programmes. She is also fashion influencer and a sponsored charity athlete, competing in triathlons and marathons across the world.

Pamela Machado / PR & International Media Relations

Brazilian journalist with international experience with a BA in Journalism from the University of Westminster, Pamela joined Cassiopeia as we expand to seek opportunities in emerging markets worldwide. Pamela fluent in three languages; she looks after Media Relations and market research internationally. She has a strong background in Journalism, Public Affairs, Politics, and Economics. Pamela’s storytelling focuses on how technology is shaping the world and challenging its associated powers, empowering developing economies. Pamela actions specifically in emerging markets, with a strong focus on researching development potential in Latin America. Her primary interest is in economic empowerment, international development, together with a passion for philosophy and historical literature.

Pamela Machado
Katarina Ristic

Katarina Ristic / Executive Assistant and Media Relations

Originally from Serbia, Katarina completed her studies in Scotland in an MA Sociology degree focusing on the Economic Sociology from  Edinburgh University. Her previous experience includes working with various non-governmental organizations and consulting companies, as well as different service-oriented companies within the marketing, HR and Financial advisory department, among others. Katarina is passionate about innovation, emerging technologies and the challenges posed to the whole society and economy.  Katarina has a strong interest in public affairs and society evolution; she is also very creative with a keen interest in fashion and lifestyle.

Sushant Bhagat / Social Media Development - Blockchain

A Computer science engineer with a Master’s in Media Management from the University of Westminster in London. His eagerness to look at things in an analytical manner yet the ability to think out-of-the-box makes him the perfect blend of technology and creativity put together.

Sushant is a firm believer of the phenomenon ‘Media Convergence’ and has a strong instinct that if media & the blockchain technology are utilised together in an efficient manner, it is going to be a break-through & flourishing industry in the coming future.

Sushant Bhagat
Paul Bellamy

Paul Bellamy / Digital Design & Developer

Paul has been designing and building digital solutions since 1996. During that time he has balanced his work between helping large international blue chip corporations and smaller start-up projects and charities, as they all face their own challenges which he enjoys helping them solve. Outside of this work Paul is a husband, father, writer, filmmaker and vegan food fanatic.