Dr. Andreas Taprantzis is the Executive Director of the Hellenic Republic Asset Fund, responsible for the development of the real estate assets.
He has a 20-year managerial experience in many economic sectors and industries. Prior to his current post, he was the CEO at ELTA, the Designated Postal Operator in Greece, from 2005 up to 2009. In August 2008, during the 24th Universal Postal Congress in Geneva, he was elected Chairman of the Postal Operations Council (POC) of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), an intergovernmental agency of the United Nations, for the period 2008-2012. Since January 2010, he was the Chief Operating Officer and Retail Banking Managing Director at Hellenic Postbank, one of the major retail banks in Greece. In December 2010, he has assumed responsibilities as Deputy CEO at T Bank (an affiliate of the Hellenic Postbank). Since June 2011, he is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Postbank, a post he also served during the period from June 2006 until June 2009.
Dr. Taprantzis is a Chemical Engineer with a PhD degree in process control and decision making systems, an MBA and an AMP from INSEAD.