Ioannis Chaniotakis is a banking professional with over 20 years of experience. He has a diverse experience in all aspects of financing agricultural operations and –as the director of agricultural sector operations development of Piraeus Bank– is now leading the bank’s contract farming financing activities.

He has a BSc in agricultural economics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, an MSc from the University of London UK and a PhD in marketing from the University of the Aegean. He has worked for the Agricultural Bank of Greece, ΑΤΕCards and Loumidis S.A. (Nestlé Hellas).

He has been tutor in marketing in the University of the Aegean. His publications appear in journals such as: Journal of Product and Brand Management, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, Journal of Food Products Marketing, Managing Service Quality, Journal of Financial Services Marketing, Journal of Customer Behaviour, International Journal of Bank Marketing etc.

Topic: Agri-food sector finance in the context of a rapidly changing market environment