George Athanasopoulos

Global co-head of FX, Rates and Credit
Senior Sponsor for the Global Family Office Group
Group Managing Director

George Athanasopoulos is the global co-head for FX, Rates and Credit (FRC) and the Investment Bank's senior sponsor for the Global Family Office, a joint venture with Wealth Management. He joined UBS in July 2010 as the Global Head of FX and Precious Metals Distribution, based in London. He then moved to Zurich in March 2011 and assumed the additional responsibility of Co-Head of Global Foreign Exchange before moving into his current role.

Before joining UBS, George spent a year in Greece as General Manager at Eurobank EFG, managing the Group's Global Trading and Distribution businesses. Prior to that he spent five years as a Managing Director at Barclays Capital in London, with responsibility for Global Foreign Exchange and Global Emerging Markets Distribution, having joined from Merrill Lynch in 2004.

George's career in Financial Markets includes six years in Asia where he worked for NatWest Markets and Merrill Lynch in FX Derivatives Trading and Structuring.

George holds a Dipl.Eng degree in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Numerical Methods from the National Technical University of Athens and an MSc from Cass Business School.