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Gidea Advisory Team key persons, vision and mission

Meet our Team

Our Vision

The name Gidea is derived from two words:

Great and Idea.

Our vision is to create a modern culture of compliance by providing sustainable compliance solutions.

Since our inception, Gidea Advisory has been focused on tailor-made compliance solutions for fintech companies and savvy entrepreneurs.


In today's world, a modern corporation must uphold ESG goals as part of its corporate strategy, encompassing both short- and long-term compliance with business practices.  In the fintech and crypto industry, ESG compliance helps mitigate and manage risks, thereby ensuring the company's competitiveness.

Our Ultimate Goal is Creating a Culture of Compliance that Endures.

Our Mission

Gidea Advisory is a top-notch consulting firm that values being a true partner to its clients.


We understand that compliance solutions cannot be one-size-fits-all, and our team provides full-fledged management and support that caters to your unique requirements.

Our unparalleled service lies in the provision of tailor-made compliance solutions that enable your Estonian company to comply with all regulatory requirements. 


 We offer in-depth knowledge of EFSRA (Finantsinspektsioon) and FIU regulations, AML, VASP&CASP, and the MiCA framework.


With Gidea Advisory, you can confidently trust that your money laundering and terrorist financing prevention system will exceed all set goals.

CEO Pavel Kotkin

Pavel Kotkin

Founder & CEO

M.A in Civil Law and M.A In Public Safety/Law Enforcement. Has been working as COO in the corporate services and regulatory compliance industry for 5+ years. 15  years high level management experience in different state agencies. AoEC UK certified Coach Practitioner and Green Leadership implementer. LGCA  and AGRC certified Anti -Money Laundering compliance professional.

 Compliance Advisor Grete Aron

Grete Aron

Compliance Advisor

Grete started her career in airline business where in many years she mentored a team of more than 30 people. 
She worked in a bank and her everyday duties included a close work with the AML team.
Since fall 2021 she holds a LGCA Anti-Money Laundering certificate and as a certified AML specialist she feels very passionate about the fintech and compliance field.

Compliance Advisor Taavi Eplik

Taavi Eplik

Compliance Advisor

Throughout his career, Taavi has worked in several Estonian banks and mainly engaged in Internal fraud, Conflicts of Interest, Background checks, DEE, External fraud and 2 LOD view. Taavi has extensive practical experience in drafting and daily implementation of compliance procedures and rules.

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