Having over 20 years of experience in the financial sector (Investment Banking), Konstantinos Vatousis holds the position of Optima bank’s Head of Strategy & IR.
His career commenced in 2000, in KPMG Advisors, where he served as a corporate finance professional in the Corporate Finance department, focusing on M&As, valuations, due diligence and debt restructuring services.
In 2007 he undertook the role of the head of the Investment Banking division of Millennium bank, executing various deals in corporate finance, equity and debt capital markets such as tender offers, mergers and acquisitions and equity raising.
In 2011 he joined an independent financial advisory boutique Core Capital Partners as a Senior Investment Banker, specializing in originating, structuring and executing several high profile transactions including, including the acquisition of the Investment Bank of Greece (now Optima bank) under an international tender process.
In 2019 Mr. Vatousis joined Optima’s bank (former IBG) executive team as the Head of Strategy & IR, playing a leadership role in the development of the long-term strategic plan of the bank and the transformation of IBG from a brokerage house to a fully-fledged commercial bank (Optima bank) as well as the relationship with the bank’s investors/ shareholders.
Mr. Vatousis holds bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, and a postgraduate degree in Money, Banking and Finance from the University of Sheffield.