Panicos Nicolaou

Chief Executive Officer


Panicos NicolaouΑppointment date: 1 September 2019


Mr. Panicos Nicolaou currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. He previously served as the Director of Corporate Banking Division from June 2016 until August 2019, during which he had under his supervision Corporate Banking Centres throughout Cyprus, the International Corporate Banking Centre and International Operations, as well as the Bank's Factoring Unit.  He joined the Bank in 2001. Prior to becoming a Director of Corporate Banking, he served as Manager in the Restructuring and Recoveries Division where he managed a large portfolio of corporate delinquent clients.

Mr. Nicolaou holds a diploma (5-year degree) in Mechanical Engineering from National Technical University of Athens (Metsovio Polytechnic), Greece and an MSc in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. He also holds a BSc in Financial Services from the School of Management, UMIST, UK.

 External Appointment(s):

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Cyprus Banks
  • Member of the Board of the European Banking Federation