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Paris Economou

Wholesale Banking


With more than 15 years of experience in the Financial Sector, Mr. Paris Economou is currently Optima bank’s Head of Wholesale Banking.

He joined Cyprus Popular Bank in 2004 as an analyst in the Large Corporate Banking department.

In 2006 he undertook the position of Relationship Manager in the Corporate & Investment Banking department of Millennium Bank where he served until 2013 holding different positions.

In 2013 and following the merger of Millennium Bank with Piraeus Bank, he was a member of the Large Corporate Department holding the position of Head. He participated in a number of high-profile Transactions and Restructurings in different sectors.

In 2017 he joined Ernst & Young as an Associate Partner of the Transaction Advisory Department where he run a number of Restructuring and Advisory projects.

He joined Optima bank’s management team in March 2019, being responsible for the Wholesale Banking sector.

Mr. Economou holds an MA in Economics from the University of Aberdeen and an MSc in Economics and Finance from Warwick University.