Our Team

Our research team is powered by a team of highly-regarded senior analysts with extensive investment experience averaging over 12 years.

Vangelis Karanikas Head of Equity Research

Vangelis joined NBG Securities in 2022 to take over as Head of Equity Research.

Vangelis started his career as an Equity Analyst at HSBC in Athens in 1999, being also a member of the award-winning HSBC Telecoms Team. In 2011 he moved to IDC as a Research and Consulting Analyst in IT, Services & Telecoms, while in 2014 he joined Euroxx as Head of Research.

Vangelis holds an MPhil in Finance and an MA in Finance & Investment (graduated with distinction) from the University of Exeter. He is also certified by the Hellenic Capital Markets Commission.

Vassilis Karnapatis Research Analyst

Vassilis re-joined NBG Securities in 2022 as an Equity Research Analyst.

His prior experience includes Finance Officer at Hellenic Financial Stability Fund, Equity Research Analyst at NBG Securities (2015-2019), Equity Research Analyst at Investment Bank of Greece, Equity Research Analyst at Alpha Finance (Alpha Bank Group), Equity Research Analyst (Buy-side) at Diolkos Asset Management. Additionally, he has worked in various non-financial services positions. Vassilis holds a BSc (Hons) in Management & Systems from City University of London, a MSc in Investment & Finance from Middlesex University, London, while he is a CFA Level III candidate.

Alexandros Papageorgiou Research Analyst

Alexandros Papageorgiou joined the Research Division of NBG Securities in July 2020 as an Equity Analyst.

His prior experience includes working as Credit Analyst for Fitch Ratings for 3 years and Market Research Analyst for Moore Stephens for another 2 years.

Alexandros holds the CFA designation, a M.Sc. in Shipping, Trade & Finance from Cass Business School and a M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from National Technical University of Athens.