New Executive Committee, Chairman’s Circle and Ambassadors


Hellenic Bankers Association – UK (HBA-UK) elects new Executive Committee, formalises its advisory board Chairman’s Circle and appoints Ambassadors in financial institutions in the City of London.


London, Wednesday, 21 February 2018: The Hellenic Bankers Association UK (HBA-UK) announces the election of the new Executive Committee following the Association’s biannual Ordinary General Meeting which took place at the Hellenic Centre on the 7th of February 2018.

The new Executive Committee is: Chairman: Louis Loizou (Loizou & Co); Vice Chairman: Viki Fotopoulou (Barclays); Head of Communications Committee: Mary-Irene Alexandrakis (DVB Bank); Head of Events Committee: Georgia Galouzidi (Russell Investments); Head of Development Committee: Kelly Kalaitzaki (Morgan Stanley); Executive Member: Greg Hadjigrigoriadis (Credit Suisse); and Executive Member: Dimitra Falida (Citi).

The Chairman’s Circle consists of all the past Chairmen of the Association and its role is to primarily oversee the Association’s long term strategic direction and provide support and stewardship to that end. Its current formation is: Antonis Ntatzopoulos, Stratos Chatzigiannis, Christos Megalou, Notis Mitarakis, Michail Zekkos, Yiannis Kyriakopoulos, George Matsakas, and Andreas Zobanakis.

Besides, the Executive Committee has appointed 15 Ambassadors within various financial institutions and organizations in the City of London. The Ambassadors represent the Association and assist the Executive Committee in implementing its duties.


Note to Editors:

Hellenic Bankers Association – UK

The Hellenic Bankers Association – UK (HBA-UK) was founded in 1994 to promote a closer co-operation among Greek and Cypriot Bankers and finance professionals based in London. Currently, HBA-UK has in excess of 2,000 members and followers primarily in the City of London and throughout Europe, a participation which has been the most pristine reflection of professionalism, model corporate citizenship and hard work ethics.

The Association, which constitutes the most important communications and networking platform for the Greeks of the financial and banking sector in the financial capital of Europe, is seeking to actively offer a platform for transnational economic and business activities and to be on the front line of the developments on issues related not only to the industry internationally but also to the Greek economy and entrepreneurship.

HBA-UK’s steady growth and successful activity showcases its pivotal role as an attracting point and interconnection carrier between principally in the London financial centre and the Greek/Cypriot political, economic and business communities.

In recent years, the Association’s successful official events have hosted leading business, economic and political personalities from the United Kingdom / United States, Europe, Greece and Cyprus; for matters mainly concerning the Greek and Cypriot economies.

More information can be found in HBA-UK’s website at