Vassilis Karamouzis was appointed General Manager of Corporate and Investment Banking at National Bank of Greece in January 2020. Before joining NBG, he worked for 8 years (2009-2017) at HSBC in various managerial positions: he started at HSBC in Greece as Head of Global Market Sales and Debt Capital Markets for Greece and Cyprus. Later on he moved to HSBC in London, where he worked as Head of Structured Finance Origination for Southern Europe and Capital Financing for Greece and Cyprus, and more recently as Managing Director, Member of EMEA Financing Management and Head of Investment Banking Greece and Cyprus.
He started his professional career in 2001 at Deutsche Bank in London, where he stayed until mid-2009. Initially he worked in Hedge Fund Sales, while in the period 2006-2009 he held the position of Head of FX and Commodities Sales for Greece and Middle East. Vassilis Karamouzis holds an MSc in Finance from Birkbeck College, University of London and a bachelor degree of Economics from the University of Piraeus.