Dr. Platon Monokrousos

 

 

 

 

Dr. Platon Monokroussos
Group Chief Economist
Deputy General Manager
Eurobank Ergasias S.A.

Dr. Platon Monokroussos is Group Chief Economist and Deputy General Manager of Eurobank Ergasias S.A., one of the four systemic banks in Greece. He is Senior Visiting Fellow of the London School of Economics and Political Science – Hellenic Observatory. He is Chairman of the Scientific Council of the Hellenic Bank Association and its representative to the Chief Economists’ Group (CEG) of the European Banking Federation. He is also a member of Board of Directors of Grivalia Properties REIC, a public company which manages one of the most important commercial property portfolios in Greece and Eastern Europe. He holds a Professional Qualification Certificate for the provision of investment services (type D) issued by the Bank of Greece. Before joining Eurobank, he held high-level positions in leading financial institutions, including ABN AMRO and Bank of America. Dr. Monokroussos holds a Bachelor’s degree in theoretical Mathematics (University of Crete, Greece), Masters Degrees in Economics (Clark University, Worcester, MA USA) and Business Administration (Boston College, Wallace E. Carroll School of Management Boston, MA USA) as well as a Diploma in Business and Corporate Leadership from Harvard Business Publishing. He received his Ph.D. from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Doctorate thesis on foreign exchange microstructure). Dr. Monokroussos has written extensively on contemporary macroeconomic and financial issues and he is co-editor of the book “A Financial Crisis Manual, Reflections and the Road Ahead”, Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions Series. He has participated as a speaker in numerous international economic forums and has regularly been cited in the international financial press and newswires.