Nikos Nanopoulos
Nikos Nanopoulos

Chairman of Diorama Investment Sicar SA and EFG Investment & WealthSolutions Holding AG

Nikos Nanopoulos

Nikos Nanopoulos has been active in the financing and banking services sector for more than 35 years

He embarked on his career at the World Bank in 1982, where he became Senior Manager in the Financial Management Department. He then worked as Managing Director in a brokerage firm in New York, a subsidiary of the HSBC Group.

In 1990 he returned to Greece and was one of the founding members of the Euromerchant Bank of the Latsis Group, which was later renamed to Eurobank.

From 1996 to 2013 he served as Eurobank CEO. Under his leadership, the Bank evolved into one of the four major Greek banks, active in a wide range of financial products and services. Since its establishment, the Bank has grown at a rapid pace, both within the organisation and through mergers and acquisitions (Cretabank, Bank of Athens, Ergasias Bank, etc.). This way it solidified its presence in ten countries overall, while the number of employees reached 20,000.

For about ten years, he served as Vice Chairman of the Hellenic Bank Association, while he has sat on many other Boards of Directors (in sectors such as manufacturing, insurance, mutual funds, consumer loans, etc.).

Nikos Nanopoulos studied Engineering (BSc, MSc, MIT), Economics (MSc, LSE) and Business Administration (MBA, INSEAD), and holds a PhD in Economic Sciences from the University of Reading in England.

He is currently the Chairman of Diorama Investment Sicar SA, registered in Luxembourg, and Chairman of its Investment Committee. He is also Chairman of EFG Investment & Wealth Solutions Holding AG, registered in Zurich.

He is a Board Member at Aegean Airlines and Altius Insurance, registered in Cyprus, and also serves as member of the Investment Committee of Altius. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) and the John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation. Lastly, he serves as a Member is various Boards, such as the Hellenic-American Educational Foundation Association and the CEO Organisation.