Chief Executive Officer
National Bank of Greece
George P. Zanias
George P. Zanias is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Eurobank Ergasias SA, Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee of the Group, Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Hellenic Banking Association, Professor of Economics at the Athens University of Economics and Business, Director in the Board of IOBE and in the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce.
He has served as the Minister of Finance, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Bank of Greece (NBG), Chairman of the Board of the Hellenic Banking Association, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors at the Ministry of Finance, General Secretary of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Chairman and Scientific Director of the National Economic Institute (KEPE).
He has been a Director on the Boards of Hellenic Exchanges (EXAE), the Debt Management Office (PDMA), General Bank, CHIPITA SA, and Chairman of the Boards in subsidiary companies of Piraeus Bank.
Outside Greece, he has been a member of Eurogroup, Euro Working Group, Economic and Financial Committee of the EU (EFC), as well as on the Boards of Directors of EFSF/ESM and the European Banking Federation. He has been used as senior Consultant by international organisations.
He holds a Doctorate from the Oxford University.