Chairman of the BoD, National Bank of Greece, Greece
Mr Costas Michaelides was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of National Bank of Greece in December 2017.
Mr Michaelides 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.