Meet The Management Team

Our Management Board prime responsibilities are: the company’s strategic management, resource allocation, financial accounting & controls, capital & risk management, and internal controls.

Athanasios Chrysafides Chief Executive Officer

Thanos joined NBG Securities on July 2015 as Chief Executive officer. His prior experience includes: Treasurer Bank of Attica, Senior Advisor - capital markets Ernst & young, Deputy Investment Manager Hellenic Investment co, etc.

Thanos holds an MA in Economics from City University, NY.

Lefteris Polytaridis Executive Director - Support Functions

Lefteris joined NBG Securities in February 2016 as Executive Director – Head of HR & IT Division, and in January 2017 was appointed Executive Director of Support Functions. His prior experience includes: Director of HR and Internal Audit at Hellenic Exchanges Group, Manager - Management Consulting Services Ernst & Young, IT Manager Hellenic Investment co., Software Engineer Computer Logic.

Lefteris holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science from Dundee University, UK.

Konstantinos Nikas General Manager

Konstantinos joined NBG Securities in 2014 and now holds the position of General Manager.

His prior experience includes Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Derivatives Trading and Equity Research at NBG Asset Management, P&K Asset Management and Megatrust Securities.

Konstantinos holds a Bachelor's in Business and Economics from Middlesex University and a Postgraduate Degree in Finance from Birkbeck College.

George Goufas Director - Head of Institutional Sales

George Joined NBG Securities in 2008 and now heads Institutional Sales. His prior experience includes: Institutional Client Trading Alpha Bank.

George holds an M.Sc. from the ISMA Center, and a B.Sc. in Economics from the Athens University.

Nikos Drosatakis Director - Head of Retail Sales

Nikos joined NBG Securities in 2007 as Regional Manager - Heraklion Branch and in 2015 was appointed Network Assistant Manager. In 2019 he became Director of Retail Sales. Before joining NBG Securities he worked in P&K Securities as Head of Heraklion Branch. 

Nikos holds a B.Sc in Economics from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and a M.SC in Marketing.