Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division & Head of Credit
Haris Sitzoglou joined AXIA in January 2020 as a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division and in 2021 he was also appointed Head of Credit. Prior to AXIA, Haris spent 10 years with Crédit Agricole CIB (CACIB), most recently as an Executive Director within the Leveraged Finance Group in London and Paris. Previously he was a Director within Debt Capital Markets in London, focusing on sub-investment grade transactions. Throughout his career at CACIB, Haris was involved in origination, structuring and execution of over €100bn equivalent of transactions including capital raisings, acquisition financings, LBOs and liability management exercises for family and private equity owned companies, as well as listed corporates across a broad range of sectors. During his last four years at CACIB, he focused mainly on Southern Europe, being instrumental towards establishing CACIB’s leading position with clients, particularly in Italy. Haris has worked for clients across European geographies, including, among others countries, the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Switzerland and Poland, as well as with US and Asian clients in the past. He started his career with CACIB at the credit trading desk. Prior to CACIB, Haris worked at a VC-backed unsecured lending platform as a risk and investment analyst. In this role he was responsible for loan portfolio analysis and reporting, while also participating as a regular member of the Risk Committee. Haris holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and an MSc in Risk Management and Financial Engineering from Imperial College Business School, London, UK.