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George Zanias

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director Eurobank Ergasias SA

Membership in Group Committees

Other current posts

  • Director, Board of Directors, IOBE-Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (since 2012)

Memberships on other Boards

  • Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, ETVA Industrial Zones SA (October 2018 – March 2019)
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Piraeus Real Estate SA (November 2017 – March 2019)
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, PICAR SA (February 2017 – March 2019)
  • Director, Board of Directors, CHIPITA SA (June 2015 – March 2019)
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, National Bank of Greece (2012 - 2015) and Member, Board of Directors (2010 – 2012)
  • Director, Board of Directors, Hellenic Exchanges (2000 - 2001)
  • Director, Board of Directors, Geniki Bank (1996 - 1997)

Former career milestones

  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Hellenic Banking Association (2012 - 2015)
  • Member of the Board, European Banking Federation (2012 - 2015)
  • Member of the Institut International d’ Etudes Bancaires (2012 - 2015)
  • Member of Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of Greece (May - June 2012)
  • Minister of Finance, Government of Greece (May - July 2012)
  • Director, Board of Directors, European Financial Stability Fund (2010 - 2012)
  • Director, Board of Directors, Public Debt Management Office (2009 - 2012)
  • Governor, Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (2003 - 2004)
  • Alternate Governor, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (2002 - 2004)
  • Member, European Securities Committee (2001 - 2002)
  • General Secretary, Ministry of Economy and Finance (2001 - 2004)
  • Chairman and Scientific Director, National Economic Institute (KEPE) (1998 - 2001)

Academic career

  • Professor of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business

In the past, Mr. Zanias has taught in distinguished universities in Greece and abroad:

  • Chairman of the Department of International and European Economic Studies, Athens University of Economics and Business (1996-1998, 2004-2008).
  • Associate Professor, Agricultural University of Athens, Department of Agricultural Economics (1991-1995)
  • Assistant Professor and University of Crete (1987 - 1991)
  • Lecturer at the Universities of Oxford (1983 - 1986) 

Other posts

  • Director, Board of Directors, American-Greek Chamber of Commerce (2012 - 2015)
  • Member of the Board of Patrons, European Association for Banking and Financial History (2013 - 2015).
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Cultural Foundation of the National Bank of Greece (2012 - 2015)
  • Director, Board of Directors, Ouranis Literary Foundation (2012 - 2015)
  • Advisory Board Member, Hellenic Observatory, London School of Economics (2012 -2015)
  • Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, National Gallery (2012 - 2014)

Research

He has extensive research and scientific experience and has had articles published in books, collected works and international scientific journals. He has given presentations, lectures and speeches in various conferences and events.

Education

  • PhD in Economics, Oxford University (1983)
  • M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics, University of Reading, 1980
  • B.Sc. in Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business, 1978

Place of birth

Orchomenos, Boeotia, Greece


George Zanias
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director Eurobank Ergasias SA
End of Office Term: 2021