George Demetriades

George Demetriades

Director, IT&T Business Unit, Athens International Airport

Mr. George Demetriades is the Advisor for the International Activities Department at Alpha Bank working alongside the Group’s executive management. He has almost three decades of experience in the IT sector, with nearly 20 years spent in upper management positions. With an extensive background in technology and operations across organizations and geographies, his roles have included team leader, risk manager, systems integrator, and IT strategist, and his professional focus has been on ensuring the strategic alignment between business, technology, and fintech innovation.

Mr. Demetriades has carried out complex business programs, including the introduction of new operational platforms in over ten banks, managing multi-ethnicity teams. In his latest assignments, he designed and implemented the technology infrastructure and applications for Greece’s first Digital Bank. Previously, he established lean organizational structures to maximize technology use for business efficiency in Athens International Airport, where his team achieved a record 17 innovation awards in four years.