- Banking Leader of the Year
Anastasia Sakellariou was born in 1973. She holds postgraduate degrees from the University of Reading in International Banking and from the University of Warwick in International Studies. She joined the Bank with 25 years of experience in international banking. She began her career in London in the mid-90s, having worked at bulge bracket investment banking firms. In her latest international role, she was a Managing Director in investment banking at Credit Suisse. In 2009 she repatriated; she held a public sector role as the CEO of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund at a critical time for the reshaping of the banking landscape. Before joining Alpha, she was the CEO and driving force behind the creation of the first digital banking platform in Greece, Praxiabank. On 1.4.2020 she was appointed General Manager – Chief Transformation Officer.
About Alpha Bank
Alpha Bank, the Parent Company and main Bank of the Group, was founded in 1879 by J.F. Costopoulos. The Alpha Bank Group is one of the leading Groups of the financial sector in Greece. It offers a wide range of high-quality financial products and services in the domestic and international market and has one of the highest capital adequacy ratios in Europe.
Our mission is to offer products and services that meet our Customers’ contemporary needs, fully living up to our role as a powerful, reliable and socially responsible Bank. Enjoying the trust of its Shareholders and with the contribution of its Employees, the Bank actively supports the growth of the Greek economy and is constantly evolving, while remaining committed to its long History.
With solid foundations and consistent values, as well as a sense of duty and responsibility to its Customers, Employees, Shareholders and Society, we have been creating, evolving and leading the way for almost 140 years.