Vassiliki Lazarakou, JSD
Chair of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission (HCMC)
Member of the Board of Supervisors and of the Management Board of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)
Chair of ESAs Joint Committee on Securitisations
Alternate member of the Enforcement Panel
Dr. Lazarakou has a Doctorate in Law (JSD) from New York University School of Law, New York, U.S.A. and an LLM in International Legal Studies from the same University as well as a Bachelor in Law from the Athens University, School of Law. She is a lawyer admitted at both the Athens Bar and the New York Bar Association with expertise on capital markets, M&As, privatizations, corporate and commercial law and other similar issues. She has worked for more than 20 years as a Partner at several law firms and for more than 10 years she was heading the relevant Banking, Capital Markets and Finance Department of such Firms. From 2012 -2015 she was also a First Vice-Chair of the HCMC.