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George Zanias

Chairman of the BoD, Non-Executive Director Eurobank Ergasias SA

Membership in Group Committees

Other current posts

  • Director of the BoD, IOBE-Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (since 2012)
  • Vice-Chairman of the BoD, Hellenic Bank Association (HBA) (since April 2019)

Memberships on other Boards

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

Other significant posts in the past

  • Chairman of the BoD, Hellenic Banking Association (HBA) (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 2012 – June 2012)
  • Minister of Finance, Government of Greece (May 2012 – July 2012)
  • Director of the BoD, European Financial Stability Fund (2010-2012)
  • Director of the BoD, 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)

Former career milestones

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

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 at the University of Crete (1987-1991)
  • Lecturer at the University of Oxford (1983-1986) 

Research

Mr Zanias 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)
  • MSc in Agricultural Economics, University of Reading (1980)
  • BSc in Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business (1978)

Place of birth

Orchomenos, Boeotia, Greece


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