Christos Megalou

Chief Executive Officer of Piraeus Bank

Mr. Christos Megalou is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Board Member of the Board of Directors of Piraeus Financial Holdings SA and Piraeus Bank SA.

Since 2022 he is Non-Executive Chairman of Board of Directors of Shnappi S.A. From 2013 to 2015 he was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Eurobank Ergasias SA.

On 2015 and 2016, he acted as a Senior Advisor of Fairfax Financial Holdings in Toronto and London and from May 2016 was engaged as Senior Advisor of Advent International in London.

Mr. Megalou held senior positions at Credit Suisse Investment Banking for over 16 years in London, UK. Since October 2021 he acts as Board Member of the Hellenic Bank Association in Greece.

Since 2016 he is Distinguished Fellow of the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC).

He was elected, for two consecutive runs, Chairman of the Hellenic Bankers Association in the UK (2010-2013), Deputy Chairman of the Hellenic Bank Association in Greece (2013-2015), Deputy Chairman of the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce in Greece (1993-1997). ‘

He graduated with a BSc of Economics from the University of Athens (1981) and holds an MBA in finance from Aston University in Birmingham, UK (1982).