Deputy Governor: Christina Papaconstantinou


Christina Papaconstantinou is Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece since March 2021 and a member of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank since January 2024. She is also Chair of the Board of Directors of DIAS Interbank Systems S.A. and member of the Board of Directors of the Public Debt Management Agency.

From 2017 to 2021, she was Chair of the Board of Directors of PQH Single Liquidator S.A. During 2019-2021, she served as member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission. Since 2020, she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Athens Concert Hall Organisation.

Between 2012 and 2014, Ms Papaconstantinou served as Secretary General of the Ministry of Finance, with a parallel appointment as Secretary General of Fiscal Policy at the General Accounting Office of the State. During that period, she was a member of the negotiation team for Greece’s economic adjustment programmes.

Ms Papaconstantinou has been a research associate at the Economic Research and Analysis Unit of the Council of Economic Experts, Ministry of Finance; advisor to the Prime Minister’s Office; Financial Services Counsellor at the Economic and Financial Unit of the Permanent Representation of Greece to the European Union; and legal counsel to the European Affairs Department of Emporiki Bank. She has also worked as an independent legal advisor, specialising in matters related to State aid, financial management, company law and EU competition law, and has participated as an expert in IMF missions.

She has represented Greece at the EU Council of Finance Ministers (ECOFIN), in OECD high-level groups and OECD Ministerial Council Meetings (as alternate), in working groups of the EU Economic and Financial Committee, in the EU Financial Services Committee (FSC) and in the Financial Services Working Group of the EU Council. She has served as a member of the executive committee of the Government Council for Private Debt Management and as a member of the Financial Stability Board (FSB). She was also a member of the Greek team that negotiated the 2012 PSI, of the EFSF loan agreement monitoring team and of the team coordinating the implementation of the economic adjustment programmes for Greece.

Christina Papaconstantinou is a graduate from the Law School of the University of Athens and holds a Master’s degree (LLM) in European Community Law from the University of London. 

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