Costas Michaelides

Vice Chairman, Hellenic Bank Association

Mr Costas Michaelides holds the position of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Νational Bank of Greece (N.B.G.). He is also Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Bank Association.

He possesses excellent experience of over 30 years in international banking, having served in a number of prominent managerial positions in international credit and financial organisations. During the period 2013-2015 he served as Global Head of Strategic Change at UBS A.G., while from 2005 to 2013 he was Regional Chief Operating Officer at Credit Suisse A.G.

Prior to that, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director and Head of European Finance, Administration and Operations, Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston (2000-2005), Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette U.K. (1999-2000) and Chief Financial Officer (1988-1994) and Chief Administrative Officer (1994-1999) at Merrill Lynch U.K. He has also been Treasurer at Salomon Brothers U.K. (1986-1988) and has served in various positions at ExxonMobil, including as Treasurer and as Financial Analyst.

Mr Michaelides holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School, a Doctorate in Economics and International Affairs from the University of Denver, and a BA in Economics and Political Science from Ripon College.