The HRADF is administered by the Board of Directors (BoD) consisting of five members and appointed by General Shareholder's Meeting decision, published in the Greek Government Gazette, for a three-year term, renewable for an equal period of time.

In addition, two representatives appointed by the Eurozone member states and the European Commission are entitled to participate in the Fund's Board Meetings as observers, without voting rights.

The Fund’s operation is also supported by a Council of Experts, persons of wide acclaim, distinguished for their scientific training and professional experience in the technical, economic or legal sector. These are appointed by a decision of the company’s BoD for a three-year term, renewable for an equal period of time.

For an overview of the HRADF’s organizational structure, see the chart at the end of the page.

Board of Directors

The present Board of Directors consists of the following members:

Constantinos S. Maniatopoulos, Chairman

Mr. Constantinos S. Maniatopoulos is a Production Engineer (National Technical University of Athens) and holds a Master in Business Administration (Athens / Greece), and a Master in Operations Research, Economics and Statistics (Paris / France). He is fluent in Greek, French and English. He is a former Director General for Energy of the European Commission. He has extensive experience in corporate, administrative and organizational issues on Energy, Transport, Industry, Real Estate, etc., and on European policies and international relations. In his long professional career he has been involved in multiple scientific, professional, trade union and political activities.

Yiannis Emiris, Chief Executive Officer

Ioannis Emiris was born in Athens in 1963. He is a graduate of the Athens School of Economic Sciences and Business Administration and holds an MBA degree from Columbia Business School, as well as a degree of Certified Public Accounting in the United States. We has worked as a certified public accountant in Price Waterhouse in New York, while from 1991 he has been working in the field of Investment Banking in Alpha Bank. From 2004 till July 2012 he was heading the Investment Banking and Project Finance division of Alpha Bank. During his career, he has executed significant assignments in the fields of Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Corporate and Debt Restructurings and Privatisations, as well as Project Financings for energy, infrastructure and real estate projects in Greece and internationally.

Andreas Taprantzis, Executive Director

Dr. Andreas Taprantzis has more than 20 year of management experience both as management consultant and manager. He is the former Chief Operating Officer and Retail Banking Managing Director at Hellenic Postbank, while prior to this position he was the CEO at Hellenic Post. During the 24th Universal Postal Congress in Geneva (Switzerland), he was elected Chairman of the Postal Operations Council (POC) of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) for the period 2008-2012. Dr. Taprantzis holds an MSc degree in Chemical Engineering, a PhD degree in process control systems and artificial intelligence, as well as an MBA and an Advanced Management Certificate from INSEAD.

Georgios Koutsoudakis, Member of the Board

Georgios Koutsoudakis was born in Athens in 1965. He holds a BA in economics from Queen Mary College, University of London.

He has served as General Manager of Emporiki Bank in charge of Enterprises and Investment Banking. Previously he has been General Manager at Geniki Bank, Head of Corporate & Investment Banking and also an Executive of ETEVA (NBG Group) and Alpha Finance (Alpha Bank Group).

During his career, he has executed a wide range of Capital Markets, Restructuring, Advisory and Merger and Acquisition advisory projects. He has also served as a member of various Boards of Directors.

Aris Kallipolitis, Member of the Board

Aris Kallipolitis was born in Athens. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the Department of Physics and Mathematics of the University of Athens, a Master’s Degree from the Sorbonne University (Paris), a Ph.D. Doctoral Thesis from Athens University, Diploma in Business Administration from the Business Administration Institute of Paris. Scientific research for five years at the University of Paris and the Ecole Superieure de Chimie. Executive in enterprises in the private and public sector. Executive Director, AGET – Heracles cement group. Managing Director, “Agrotiki-Techniki SA”. President of the BoD, “ATE-Karta SA”. Managing Director, “Synergal SA”. Executive Diurector, “AGNO SA”. Vice President of the BoD, “E.P.A.S. SA”. Managing Director, “Piraiki – Patraiki SA”. Managing Director, “Gavriil SA”. Managing Director, “VIOELLAS SA”. Executive Director, “Public Organisation for the Reconstruction of Enterprises”. Manager on the Organization Committee for Olympic Games 2004. Director, “ATE-Bank”.


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