George Keriakos is a principal in Bain & Company's Middle East offices and an active member of the firm's Financial Services practice. He has more than 10 years of experience in financial services throughout the GCC, KSA, Kuwait and Egypt.
Mr. Keriakos has been involved in various financial services–related projects, including the development of the payments landscape and market structure for a GCC country, a transformation program for a pension fund, a distribution strategy for a leading universal bank, a mass retail strategy and value proposition for a leading retail bank and a post-merger-integration for a global bank covering the assessment of retail revenue-generating initiatives and their implementation.
In addition, Mr. Keriakos has prepared an IT strategy for a leading retail bank, a corporate strategy for leading brokerage firms and wealth managers and a go-to-market strategy for leading retail and investment banks. He also assisted in the organizational restructuring of a leading retail bank.
Prior to Bain, he was Information Management Advisor for a British multinational oil and gas company where he acted as Business Advisor for infrastructure and application projects and Project Coordinator for overall Information Management projects. He was also the Marketing Coordinator for the Egypt branch of a worldwide shipping and oil & gas company.
Mr. Keriakos is a certified Project Management Professional. He holds a BA in Electronics Engineering, minor in Computer Science, from the American University in Cairo.