Proposal from the General Council of the Bank of Greece regarding the appointment of a new Deputy Governor
25/02/2015 - Press Releases
As the term of office of Bank of Greece Deputy Governor, Mr Ioannis Papadakis, ends on 2 March 2015, the General Council of the Bank of Greece decided today to propose to the Cabinet the appointment of Mr Theodoros M. Mitrakos for the position of Deputy Governor.
Mr Mitrakos graduated with honours from the Faculty of Economics of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and holds a PhD in Economics from the Athens University of Economics and Business. Since 1997, he has worked as an Economist with the Economic Analysis and Research Department of the Bank of Greece. Over the past six years, he created and developed the Department’s Real Estate Market Analysis Section, which he has headed to this day. Before joining the Bank of Greece, Mr Mitrakos worked for the Centre of Planning and Economic Research – KEPE (1987-88) and for the National Accounts Department of the Hellenic Statistical Authority – ELSTAT (1989-97). In 2011 he was elected Associate Professor at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences. As a Visiting Professor he has also taught in the post-graduate programme of the University of the Peloponnese as well as courses in Business Administration and Organisation Management at the Hellenic Open University. In 2010-2011, he served as vice-president of the Hellenic Public Real Estate Corporation.
Mr Mitrakos has participated in many international conferences and has several years of research and teaching experience. He has published over 50 articles in international journals and in collective volumes. He has also co-authored five books, including “The Greek banking landscape and the international financial crisis”, “Structural change and banking employment”, and “Education and the labour market”, which won an award from the Academy of Athens. His research focus is on labour market issues, European and monetary policy, income distribution and the real estate market.