CEO, Eurobank, Greece
Mr. Fokion Karavias is the CEO of Eurobank Ergasias S.A. and Executive Member of the Board of Directors οf Eurobank Ergasias S.A.
He has served as Senior General Manager, Head of Group Corporate and Investment Banking, Capital Markets & Wealth Management (2014 – 2015), General Manager and member of the Group Executive Committee (2005 -2013), Deputy General Manager and Treasurer (2002-2005) at Eurobank.
He started his career in banking in 1991, at JP Morgan New York, in the market risk management division. In 1994 he joined Citibank in Athens, responsible for derivative and fixed income business in Greece. In 1997 he joined Eurobank, as head of fixed income and derivatives trading. In 2000 he became Treasurer at Telesis Investment Bank.
He holds a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, a Master’s and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He has published several papers on topics concerning his academic research.