Christina Papakonstantinou-Member, Bank of Greece Representative
Christina Papaconstantinou is the Chair of the Board of Directors of PQH SA, designated and regulated by the Bank of Greece, as the Single Special Liquidator for the 17 credit and financial institutions in special liquidation status in Greece.
Graduate from the Law School of the University of Athens, with a master’s degree in European Community Law from the University of London, she has a more than 25 years professional experience in both the private and public sectors. She has worked as a legal counselor in the banking sector and specializes in financial services, European Union policies as well as EU competition law.
Before joining PQH, she worked abroad as an advisor on public finances and public financial management, also as an external IMF consultant, as well as on state aid cases.
From 2001 to 2009, she served as Financial Services Counselor at the Permanent Representation of Greece to the EU in Brussels and was a national representative in the respective EU Council and European Commission working groups.
Upon her return to Greece, and from 2009-2012, she was a Research Associate at the Economic Research and Analysis Unit of the Council of Economic Advisors of the Ministry of Finance, following closely the work of the EuroWorking Group/Economic and Financial Committee and the Eurogroup/Ecofin.
From 2012 to 2014, she served as Secretary General of Fiscal Policy at the General Accounting Office and Secretary General of the Ministry of Finance and, in that capacity, she participated in the country’s negotiations with the EU/ECB/IMF and in various international finance fora, such as the ECOFIN/Eurogoup, the OECD, the G20 Finance Ministers Summit and the IMF spring meeting under the Greek Presidency of the EU Council in 2014.
She speaks fluently English and French and is married with two daughters.