Having over 30 years of experience in the Banking Sector, Theodoros Efthys holds positions of Optima’s bank Board as non-executive Director and Risk Management Committee member.
His career commenced in 1990 in Merrill Lynch International Bank, London, as a Financial Advisor where he stayed for 13 years and left with the title of Vice President.
He then moved to Geneva, Switzerland, where he worked for 2 years in EFG International Bank as First Vice President responsible for Portfolio Management.
2005 found him in Greece working as an independent advisor.
In 2008 he joined the Hellenic Post Bank where he worked as Deputy Treasurer & Bond trader and following HPB’s merger with Eurobank he worked for its Asset Management & Depository divisions.
Since 2019 Mr. Efthys has been non-executive Board member at VISTA Bank Romania, member of the Bank’s Nomination Committee & Chairman of its Internal Audit & Risk management Committee.
Mr. Efthys holds a B.Sc. degree, in Economics from Queen Mary College, University of London. He is also a holder of FSA (UK Capital Markets), Series 3 & 7 (NASD USA), level C certification (Bank of Greece) & Romanian National Bank BoD confirmation.