The team

Chryssa Papathanassiou


Chryssa Papathanassiou (Team Lead – Legal Counsel, ECB) has worked in various functions during the last 23 years at the ECB’s legal department, the oversight of market infrastructures, and banking supervision. Currently, Chryssa leads the team on supervisory cooperation, and her expertise extends to banking supervision and fundamental rights. Chryssa is a lawyer, a member of the Athens and New York Bars, holds a Ph.D. from the Law School of the University of Konstanz, and an LL.M from Yale Law School where she was a Friedrich-Naumann and a Fulbright Scholar respectively. Prior to joining the ECB, Chryssa had worked at the legal department of one of the largest German banks.

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