Vassiliki Lazarakou

Chair of the HCMC, Member of the Management Board of the ESMA’s and Chair of ESAs Joint Committee on Securitisations

Vassiliki Lazarakou, JSD, is the Chair of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission, a Member of the Management Board of the European Securities and Markets Authority, and the Chair of ESAs Joint Committee on Securitizations.

Lazarakou is an expert on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, privatizations, corporate and commercial law, and other similar issues. She has more than 20 years of experience as a Partner at several law firms and headed the relevant banking, capital markets and finance department of said firms for more than 10 years. From 2012 -2015 she was also a First Vice-Chair of the HCMC and an alternate member of BoS.

Lazarakou has a Doctorate in Law (JSD) from New York University School of Law, New York, USA. She also has an LLM in International Legal Studies from New York University School of Law and a Bachelor in Law from the Athens University, School of Law. She has been admitted at both the Athens Bar and the New York Bar Association.