Having 20 years of experience in the Banking Sector, Akis Giouchas currently holds the position of Chief Operating Officer in Optima bank S.A.
He commenced his career in 1995 at Accenture (Germany), where he was involved in large transformation and re-engineering programs in major German banks and credit card processors.
In 2001 he joined the founding team of the greenfield Proton Bank (Greece) as CIO, setting up the bank’s information technology systems and expanding its (investment) services and branch network.
In 2013 he returned to Accenture (Greece), where he was in charge of Technology Consulting within Accenture Financial Services and as such, he executed several IT Strategy projects. He later became Head of Infrastructure, Operations and Security across all industries.
In June 2019 he joined Optima bank’s executive team with a mandate to transform IT and operations into a digital powerhouse.
Mr. Giouchas holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Berlin.