Head of International, NBG
Agis Leopoulos was born in Athens and is a graduate of Athens College.
He obtained his Bachelor and Masters degrees in the Faculty of Economics of the London School of Economics.
On completing his military service, he started his career at the European Commission in Brussels where he worked for three years mainly on economic affairs, including the new European banking directives and the EU's economic policy in CEEC countries.
After a brief spell in financial consulting, he
was recruited by NBG's subsidiary in Paris, where he
focused on international syndications before joining the team offering treasury and corporate products to Greek clients.
then moved to National Bank of Greece
in Athens as an Advisor to Management, later becoming Head of the Management Office and Investor Relations.
It was in this capacity that he
undertook to work on or coordinate projects such as NBG's
listing on the New York Stock Exchange
, setting up NBG
's Euro 1bn Global Medium Term Note Programmes and the subordinated debt and convertible bond issues by NBG .
Having created and organized the Bank's first Investor Relations Department, he
participated in numerous deal and non-deal international roadshows representing NBG among investors.
In August 2002 he was appointed General Manager of International Activities of NBG.
In this capacity he oversees the Group's International business development and geographical coverage while co-sponsoring strategic expansion.
He speaks fluently English and French and sits on the Board of Directors of a number of foreign subsidiaries of the NBG Group