Diana Markaki

Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

She was born in 1981. She holds a Law Degree and LLM in International Law from the University of Athens, School of Law, and an Executive MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a lawyer by trade with more than 15 years’ experience at international law firms and as corporate General Counsel in leading companies in Greece and abroad, specialized in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Over the course of her career, she has advised major international companies on debt and equity raising, IPOs & rights issues, mergers, acquisitions and disposals, project financing and corporate restructuring. She also held leadership positions at the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), a project of significant geopolitical importance, at the company’s headquarters in Switzerland, with particular focus on Environmental, Social and corporate Governance (ESG) matters, and served as Programme Consultant at the United Nations Development Programme (UDP) in New York. She is currently based in Switzerland, where she is Global Director at Gategroup, the global leader in airline services, where she is responsible for $1 billion worth of fixed assets in more than 60 countries, leading cross-functional and multi-cultural teams. She has also served on the Board of Directors of ELLAKTOR SA, a company listed on the Athens Stock Exchange, where she served as an independent non-executive director and member of the Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

She is also the Founder of the Boardroom, the first private club for senior female executives in Switzerland who aspire to be Board Members.

She is Swiss Chair of the ‘50/50 Women on Boards’ global campaign and member of the Women Corporate Directors global foundation. Her areas of expertise include regulatory and compliance, asset management, Environmental Social and corporate Governance (ESG), restructuring and M&A.

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