Piraeus Financial Holdings

Christos Megalou

Year of birth: 1959
Nationality: Greek, British


Board position Executive Board Member
Board appointment December 2020
Board committees membership -
Executive position Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Joined Piraeus Bank 2017
Executive committees membership Chair of the Group Executive Committee
Chair of the Asset-Liability Management Committee (ALCO)
Chair of the ESG & Corporate Responsibility Committee
Chair of the Transformation Committee
Chair of the Emergency Humanitarian Relief Committee
Εxecutive business oversight -
Recent history -


2016 Advent International, Senior Advisor, London
2015 to 2016 Fairfax Financial Holdings, Senior Advisor,
Toronto & London
2013 to 2015 Eurobank Ergasias S.A., CEO, Athens, Greece
1997 to 2013 Credit Suisse Group, Investment Banking,
Vice-Chairman of Southern Europe,
Co-Head of Investment Banking for Southern
Europe, Managing Director, London
1989 to 1997 Barclays de Zoete Wedd, Director, Athens & London
1986 to 1989 Agricultural Bank of Greece, Internal Audit Division,
Athens, Greece
1984 to 1986 Arthur Andersen, Athens, Greece


2022 to present Snappi S.A., BoD Chairman
2022 to present Association of S.A. and Entrepreneurship, A’ BoD Vice-Chairman
2021 to present Hellenic Bank Association, Non Executive BoD Member
2016 to present American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, BoD Member
2016 to present Global Federation Competitiveness Councils, Washington D.C., USA, Distinguished Fellow
2016 to present Safe Bulkers Inc, Independent Non-Executive Board Member
2014 to present Parents Leadership Council at Northeastern University,
Boston, USA, Member
2013 to 2015 Hellenic Bank Association, Greece, Deputy Chair
2010 to 2013 Hellenic Bankers Association, UK, Chairman
1993 to 1997 British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Greece, Deputy Chairman


MBA in Finance, University of Aston, Birmingham, UK, 1982
BSc in Economics, University of Athens, Greece, 1981