Harris Antoniou is Global Head of ABN AMRO's Energy, Commodities & Transportation (ECT) business. He is a member of the bank's Management Group and the Management Team of the Large Corporates & Merchant Banking division, as well as of various credit, risk and investment committees.
Harris joined ABN AMRO in 1992 within the bank's Global Clients UK department based in Amsterdam. He joined Bank Mees & Hope in 1993 and has since performed a variety of senior management positions within MeesPierson and then Fortis, including Managing Director of Transportation and Chief Representative in Greece. He was appointed CEO of ECT in 2008, a role he retained following the merger of ABN AMRO and Fortis Bank Nederland in 2010.
He is a graduate of Piraeus University in Greece, gained an MBA from Erasmus University in the Netherlands and has completed the General Management Program of Harvard Business School. He was as an officer in the Hellenic Navy during his national service.
Harris is currently responsible for the international relations of the Association of Banking and Shipping Executives of Hellenic Shipping and a member of American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands. He is married, has four children and lives in Amsterdam.