Piraeus Financial Holdings

George Handjinicolaou

Year of birth : 1953
Nationality: Greek


Board position Chairman
Board appointment November 2016
Board committees membership -
Executive position -
Joined Piraeus Bank 2016
Executive committees membership -
Executive business oversight -
Recent history -


2011 to 2016 International Swaps and Derivatives Association,
London, Deputy CEO & Member of the BoD
2010 to 2011 TBANK, Athens, Greece, CEO
2009 to 2010 Greek Capital Market Commission, Vice Chairman,
Member of the Management Committee and the BoD.
2007 to 2009 International Swaps and Derivatives Association, London,
Deputy CEO & Member of the BoD
2002 to 2007 Etolian Capital, New York, Founder,
Managing Member & Executive Chairman of the BoD
2000 to 2002 Merrill Lynch, New York, Managing Director,
Global Head, Debt Emerging Markets
and Member of Global Markets Management Group
1998 to 2000 Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, New York,
Executive Vice President, Head, Global Markets Americas
and Member of the Global Markets Management Group
1996 to 1998 Union Bank of Switzerland, New York,
Managing Director, Head, Fixed Income Derivatives, Americas
1994 to 1995 International Finance Corporation, Washington DC,
Senior Manager, Head of Treasury
1986 to 1994 Bank of America, San Francisco, Senior Vice President,
Head of Financial Engineering & Risk Management, 1992-1994
Managing Director and Co-Head, Global Swaps, London, 1987-1992
1983 to 1986 World Bank, Washington DC,
Senior Financial Officer, 1985-1986


2022 to present Vice President of the Executive Committee, Council of Competitiveness of Greece
2022 to present Member of the BoD, Hellenic Energy Exchange S.A.
2018 to present Chairman, Non-Executive Member, ATHEX BoD
2019 to present Chairman of Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation
2017 to present Member of PRIME Finance Panel of Experts
2013 to present IBA Swap Rate Oversight Committee, Member
2012 to present LIBOR Oversight Committee, Member
2019 to 2021 Chairman of Ηellenic Bank Association
2011 to 2016 & 2007 to 2009 Member of the BoD International Swaps
and Derivatives Association(ISDA)
2012 to 2016 Member of the European Post Trade Group (EPTG)
2012 to 2013 Member of the Hogg Tendering Committee
1998 to 2001 Member of the BoD of Brokertek


PhD in Finance & Economics, New York University, 1983
MBA in Finance, New York University, Graduate School of Business Administration, 1978
BSc in Economics, University of Athens, Law School, Department of Economics, 1975