Polyxeni (Xenia) Kazoli

Independent non-executive member


Xenia Kazoli is an experienced international lawyer, admitted to the bars of New York, Paris and Athens. She has completed large and complex transactions for more than twenty years in multinational environments, advised the governments of Greece, Italy, France, Spain and Portugal in privatisations and offerings, as well as advised clients on EU financial regulations and corporate governance.

Until 2015, she was a counsel at Allen & Overy LLP, where she spent 15 years specializing in international debt and equity offerings and advising on privatisations and cross border transactions. Prior to this was, she was practicing with Skadden Arps LLP in their Paris and London offices in the international capital markets team.

Mrs. Kazoli has also worked with the World Bank, conducting legal assessment, policy and regulatory reform and advising on judicial capacity building in Peru, Argentina, El Salvador and Venezuela, and more recently  as an expert with the European Union in Georgia providing technical assistance and training to government officials on negotiation and drafting of international contracts.

For the last few years she has been advising on regulatory reform and corporate governance governments, financial institutions and companies, from small to large. She served for five years as  a senior advisor with Nestor Advisors Ltd, a UK advisory firm specializing in corporate governance.

Xenia is an independent non executive member of the Board of the Athens Exchange, the Chair of HCGC (Hellenic Corporate Governance Council), a member of the Supervisory Board of the Hellenic Growth fund (entity supervising the Greek state owned companies) and an independent non executive member of the Board of Autohellas, as well as a member of the Advisory Board of the NGO DESMOS. Finally, she represents Greece at the International Chamber of Commerce's Commission of AntiCorruption and Corporate Social Responsibility. She speaks five languages and holds an LLM from George Washington University.


Nationality: Greek


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