Dr. Nicos Porfiris is currently Deputy Chief Operating Officer at ATHEXGroup. He has been with the Athens Exchange Group since 1998 in a number of positions, as Head of Research, Director of Business Development of Derivatives Market, Director of International Affairs and Director of the Central Registry. He is currently Vice Chair of the Markets Steering Committee of ATHEX and Board Member of the ATHEXCSD.
He is representing ATHEXGroup in European Associations such as the Federation of European Stock Exchanges (FESE) – where he is also Vice Chair of the Management Committee -, the European Central Depositories Association (ECSDA) and European Association of CCP Clearing Houses (EACH).
He has been in the securities industry since 1993 with previous appointments with Fimat- Societe Generale Group and HSBC James Capel as quantitative analyst, derivatives analyst and research and dealing, respectively.
He is holder of a first class BS in Physics (University of Athens), PhD in Electrical Engineering (University of Edinburgh) and MBA with orientation in Finance (Edinburgh University Management School). His previous working experience include research and process engineering in the microelectronics industry.