Ms. Nelly Tzakou-Lambropoulou

Mrs Nelly Tzakou-Lambropoulou was appointed General Manager of Retail Banking at National Bank of Greece in July 2013. She is responsible for Retail Banking, the Branch Network and e-Business & Electronic Channels of the Bank.

She is a Member of the Executive Committee of NBG.  Since December 2012, she held the position of General Manager, Group Head of Operations, Business Processes & IT at the Bank. She joined NBG in July 2007 as General Manager, Group Head of Operations & Global Transaction Services.

She is Chairman of the BoD at National Securities S.A and at NBG Insurance Broker S.A.; B’ Vice-Chairman of the BoD at Ethniki Hellenic General Insurance S.A, Vice-Chairman of the BoD at DIAS S.A. (Greek ACH) and of the Executive Committee at the Hellenic Bank Association, where she is also Chairman of the Digital Banking Committee. She is a member of the BoD at Ethniki Factors S.A and Mastercard Europe Advisory Board. Moreover, she is a council member of EFMA Operational Excellence Advisory Council, as well as a member of “Junior Achievement Greece”.

Ms. Siwarde J. SAP

Ms Siwarde J. Sap has been involved in strategy and business development, combining the role of forward thinking analyst and positive catalyst with realistic target setting, for over 25 years.

Since 2010, she holds the position of Senior Advisor Economic Policy Affairs at the Netherlands Embassy in Greece. Her focus lies on regional geopolitics, investment and trade policy affairs, financial services, energy, agribusiness, transport and logistics.

Ms Sap holds a Master’s degree in Dutch Civil law, with a specialization in European law, from Leiden University and has fulfilled senior management positions at leading companies. She is fluent in several languages including Greek.

Ms Sap is Vice Chair of the Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum Steering Committee, Vice Chair of the Economic & Commercial Diplomats Club in Greece and advisor to Orange Grove, an incubator established by the Netherlands Embassy. As co-initiator of the Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum, Ms Sap focuses on international and institutional affairs thereby giving an impulse to the implementation and the ongoing development of this international network.