Ioannis Zafiriou

Senior Independent Director, independent non-executive member

Throughout the course of his international banking career, Ioannis Zafiriou has occupied a number of roles covering all areas of finance. He began working in New York City at Bankers Trust and subsequently moved to Milan focusing on Italian government agencies, financial institutions and corporates in the area of derivatives In 1990, he joined Credit Suisse’s Investment Bank (Credit Suisse First Boston, CSFB) with a team of colleagues and established a subsidiary of the Credit Suisse In 1998, became the head of the European Fixed Income and Equities Group at CSFB with focus on European institutional clients. Furthermore, he was a member of the Global management and Operating Committee of CSFB.In 2004, he moved to the Wealth Management Division of Credit Suisse and established a global investment banking unit, Credit Suisse Solution Partners, while he was a member of the Management Board of the Private Bank. Moreover, Mr Zafiriou was extensively involved in real estate sector. Ioannis Zafiriou received his BA in Economics from Amherst College and his MBA in Finance from the NYU Stern School of Business. He was a member of the General Council of the HSFS (Hellenic Financial Stability Fund) from 2012 to 2015.