George Koutsos
Chief Investment Officer
Hellenic Financial Stability Fund

George has significant international experience in investment banking, strategy consulting and private equity.

He is currently the Chief Investment Officer of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund, the 50 bn recapitalization vehicle for the Greek banking sector. Within the HFSF he has been actively involved in the recent transactions that have reshaped the banking landscape, and in the development of the recapitalization framework.

He joined the HFSF from the National Bank of Greece where he spent 8 years within the Investment Banking and Private Equity/Venture Capital business units, originally in London (NBG International Limited) and since 2009 in Athens. Most recently he was head of Mergers, Acquisitions and Equity Capital Markets, leading numerous cross-border deals and high profile transactions for Greek financial institutions and corporates. Prior to NBG, he was a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, advising blue-chip international clients.

He holds an MBA from Imperial College London, an MSc in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College and a MEng from the National Technical University of Athens.