Mr. Andreas Verykios was appointed as Chairman of the General Council of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) in June 2018.
Mr. Verykios has a long experience in banking, having held several positions of leadership in the European Investment Bank (EIB), Luxembourg, ending his career with this institution in December 2008 as Deputy Director General for Lending Operations in Europe. Prior to that, he served as Director of Human Resources from 2000 to 2005 after having headed the EIB’s Representation Office in Brussels, in charge of strategy and relations with other EU Institutions, from 1996 to 2000. From 1981 to 1996, he spent his first fifteen years with the EIB in charge of project finance teams operating in various Member States of the European Union.
Before joining the EIB, Mr. Verykios started his working career in merchant shipping companies in London and in Piraeus. He then moved to banking as a Corporate Finance Manager at Citibank Greece, from 1978 to 1981.
Since January 2009, after leaving active service at the EIB, Mr. Verykios has put his managerial experience to use as a professional coach in leadership development. He has also been called upon by the EIB as an external expert to chair several panels set up to resolve staff differences or complaints under the bank’s Code of Conduct.
Andreas Verykios holds a Bachelor’s Degree (Licence) in Economics from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) “with distinction” from the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD), Fontainebleau, France.