Public Lecture @ LSE, 31 October 2016

The Hellenic Observatory at LSE and the Hellenic Bankers Association in the UK are delighted to welcome Mr Nikolaos Karamouzis, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Eurobank Ergasias SA and Emeritus Professor at the University of Piraeus, Greece for a Public Lecture on the topic ‘The Road to Recovery: can Greek banks revive the real economy?’

The lecture will be Chaired by Dimitri Vayanos, Professor of Finance, Head of the Department of Finance and Director of the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality at LSE.

The Road to Recovery: can Greek banks revive the real economy?’
Date: Monday 31st October, 2016
Time: 18:30-20:00
Location: London School of Economics

Exclusive Invitations for HBA Members:
RSVP required via

Looking forward to see you in another successful lecture followed by networking drinks at Daly’s Wine Bar.

HBA-UK Autumn Drinks & Wine Tasting Masterclass, 8 October 2016

We would like to invite you to join us at the HBAUK Autumn Networking drinks, with a special event of Greek Wine tasting and tailored Masterclass.

The event will start with a special Masterclass session by Olly Smith, a multi-award winning wine expert and columnist, which will include tasting 5 different wines and networking with HBA members, during the London Greek Wine Festival ( ).

While there you will have the opportunity to taste over 130 Greek wines over the rest of the day.

HBA Greek Wine Masterclass – London Greek Wine Festival
Date: 08 Oct 2016
Time: Masterclass prompt start at 14:00
Venue: West Handyside Canopy in Kings Cross

HBA-UK is sponsoring the masterclass and entry to the festival for HBA members only.  Please sign up:

If you are a member and have already purchased your festival ticket but you are interested in our exclusive masterclass, you can email us at

Looking forward to seeing you there!

HBA hosts an Evening at the Archdiocese, 15 September 2016


We cordially invite you at an informal evening at the Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain (part of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople), organised by the Hellenic Bankers Association-UK under the auspices of Archbishop Gregorios. Participants will have the opportunity to meet and exchange views with the Archbishop and Senior Members of the Association during a canapes reception. Please find event details below:

An Evening at the Archdiocese

–          Location: Thyateira House, 5 Craven Hill, London W2 3EN

–          Date: Thursday, 15 September 2016

–          Time:  6.30-8.30PM


If you wish to attend please kindly RSVP  via email to stating that you are a member of the Association.Due to the exclusive nature of the event, invites will be limited to HBA-UK members on a first come first serve basis, while priority will be given to Senior Members of the Association.

Summer Drinks @Ham Yard Bar, Tuesday 28 June 2016

We would like to invite you to our summer event.

We have reserved an are in Ham Yard’s courtyard in Mayfair, on Tuesday 28th June.

Time: 19:30-21:30
Location: Ham Yard Hotel
Address: 1 Ham Yard, London W1D 7DT

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Kind Regards,
The Executive Committee
Hellenic Bankers Association – UK

HBA Annual Gala Ball @ Jumeraih Carlton Tower, Saturday 14 May 2016


The Hellenic Bankers Association – UK cordially invites you and your guests to the 2016 Annual Gala at Jumeraih Carlton Tower Ballroom in London on Saturday 14th May. Please join us in celebrating another successful year with our flagship summer event. 

The night will start with a champagne reception followed by a three-course dinner and dancing with the recent and all time classic hits by DJ Avgoustinos.


Date: Saturday 14 May 2016
Time: 19:00 – late                                                                                 

Location: Jumeraih Carlton Tower
Address:   Cadogan Place, London SW1X 9PY

Dress Code: Black Tie


Tickets are currently sold at a cost of £100 for HBA-UK members and £130 for their guests.

For ticket reservations for HBA-UK members and their guests please follow the link below:

For table reservations (10 people), please kindly contact

HBA-UK co-hosts Greek Modern Art @ Bonhams, Friday 22 April 2016

We cordially invite you at a private view of ‘The Greek Modern Art’ followed by a champagne reception and discussion on the Art Market at Bonhams. The event is co-hosted by HBA-UK and GC Privé, while is supported by UBS Wealth Management.

Participants will have the opportunity to view contemporary artworks by renowned Greek artists, including Alecos Fassianos, Nikos Engonopoulos, Michalis Economou, Yiannis Tsarouchis and others.

Greek Modern Art – Private Viewing, Champagne Reception & Discussion
–          Location: Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR
–          Date: Friday, 22 April 2016
–          Time:  6-8PM

If you wish to attend please kindly RSVP  via email to stating that you are a member of the Association. Due to the exclusive nature of the event, tickets will be limited to HBA-UK members on a first come first serve basis.


Lecture: “Recent monetary and economic developments in Greece”, Deputy Governor Bank of Greece – Prof Mourmouras 23 March 2016

Hellenic Bankers Association (HBA) and the Hellenic Academics Association (HAA) are co-organizing a lecture by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece on 23 March 2016.

Speaker: Prof. John (Ioannis) Mourmouras, Deputy Governor Bank of Greece


12:30 – 13:10 Registration & Networking Coffee

13:10 – 14:30 Lecture & Q&A session

***Registration applies***

All members have been emailed please let us know if you have not received the email and you are a member.


Prof. John (Ioannis) Mourmouras

Prof. John (Ioannis) Mourmouras has been serving as the senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece since March 2015. His responsibilities pertain to the implementation of monetary policy, capital markets, payment and settlement systems and bank resolution. In addition to the aforementioned duties, he chairs two committees: the Financial Asset Management Committee and the Bank Resolution Committee.

Prof. Mourmouras served as Deputy Finance Minister of Greece in the government of Prime Minister Lucas Papademos and was Chief Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. Since 2001, he holds a chair in Macroeconomics at the Department of Economics, University of Macedonia – Thessaloniki, Greece. He previously held academic positions at well-known British universities (in London, Southampton, and Edinburgh) and was a Visiting Professor at US and European Universities. He holds a PhD from the University of London and is a graduate of the LSE.

Spring Masque Fundraising Party in aid of Hellenic Hope @ Tramp, 17 March 2016

Following last year’s huge success it is time to party again!
Ticket proceeds in full will be donated to Hellenic Hope, supporting kids at risk in Greece.
When: Thursday March 17th @ 7:30pm
Where: TRAMP, 40 Jermyn Street, St. James’s SW1Y 6DN
Dress Code: In line with our festive theme, masks are recommended but optional.
The first Prosecco is on TRAMP!
Bring your friends and join us for a night of giving and celebration!
You will need to buy tickets online at the door as well – cash payments are not accepted on the night.
Buy your tickets now:

LSE HO/HBA-UK Public Lecture with Louka Katseli, 28 January 2016

The Hellenic Bankers Association-UK (HBA-UK) in cooperation with the Hellenic Observatory of the London School of Economics is organising a public lecture with regards to the lessons learnt form the Greek crisis.

Organisers: Hellenic Observatory, LSE and Hellenic Bankers Association-UK
Date: Thursday, 28 January 2016 at 18:30

Welcome Address: Mr Stratos Chatzigiannis, Chairman, Hellenic Bankers Association-UK
Speaker: Professor Louka T. Katseli, Chair, National Bank of Greece and Hellenic Banking Association; Professor, Department of Economics University of Athens
Chair: Prof Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory Director
Event Venue: London School of Economics and Political Science – Old Theatre

This event is free of charge but a ticket is required.
Advanced registration for the members of the Hellenic Bankers Association will be open till the 19th of January.  Please reserve your ticket (subject to availability) by following the link:
Please note that all HBA members who have registered will be informed via email about the ticket collection procedure a few days before the event.

Christmas Party @ Tramp, 11 December 2015

The Executive Committee of the Hellenic Bankers Association (HBA-UK) cordially invites you to join the Association’s Christmas Party, which will be hosted at Tramp for the 3rd consecutive year. Please see below event details:

Date: Friday, 11 December 2015

Time: 22.30 – till late

Location: Tramp

Address: 40 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6DN

For limited reservations for HBA-UK members and their guests please email
your balanced group guest list to

Tickets (at a cost of £50 per person) include cover and complimentary drinks
for the night. Attendees will be send payment details separately upon
submitting their guestlists.

Looking forward to celebrating the start of the festive season with you!