Alexandra joined the European Banking Federation (EBF) in January 2017 as a Senior Policy Advisor in charge of the Cybersecurity, Digital Skills and Social Affairs portfolios.
In the framework of cybersecurity and digital skills, Alexandra is responsible for the creation and implementation of the EBF Cybersecurity Working Group action plan, relevant EBF positions, relations with EU institutions, the annual EBF Cybersecurity Conference and projects aimed at the harmonization of the legislative and regulatory environment, cybersecurity awareness-raising and the enhancement of digital skills for bank employees and customers. She also represents the EBF in the Advisory Group on Financial Services of Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition of the European Commission.
Between 1999 and 2016, Alexandra served as Director of the Hellenic Banking Institute at the Hellenic Bank Association (HBA); Secretary of the Executive Committee and Member of the Board of Directors of the European Banking & Financial Services Training Association (EBTN); Member of the Board of the Institute of Career Guidance (IEPAS); Chair of the Financial Literacy Committee of EBTN; Vice-Chair of the Financial Education Project Group of EBF; and HBA rep. to the International Network on Financial Education of OECD.
The professional experience of Alexandra prior to joining the EBF includes a range of fields mainly in but not restricted to the banking sector, in national, European and international settings: business relations, industry positioning, management of professional training and qualification services (including accreditation of qualifications, skills frameworks, certification exams and e-learning), publications, events and financial literacy activities.