Ioannis Emiris was born in Athens in 1963. He is a graduate of the Athens School of Economic Sciences and Business Administration and holds an MBA degree from Columbia Business School, as well as a degree of Certified Public Accounting in the United States.
We has worked as a certified public accountant in Price Waterhouse in New York, while from 1991 he has been working in the field of Investment Banking in Alpha Bank. From 2004 till July 2012 he was heading the Investment Banking and Project Finance division of Alpha Bank.
During his career, he has executed significant assignments in the fields of Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Corporate and Debt Restructurings and Privatisations, as well as Project Financings for energy, infrastructure and real estate projects in Greece and internationally.
Since September 2012, he is the Chief Executive Officer of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund.