Senior Management

Kostas Karoumpis

CEO
Managing Director
Senior Vice President

Kostas Karoumpis was appointed Chief Executive Officer of EFG Bank (Luxembourg) S.A. mid-January 2015, in which role he is also helping to oversee the development of new EFG offices in Athens and Cyprus. He was formerly with Credit Suisse for 8 years, most recently as Head of Private Banking and a member of its Senior Management Committee. He started his banking career in Athens, first at the Bank of Cyprus as a Client Relationship Officer and then at BNP Paribas as a Senior Analyst for its Corporate and Investment Banking division. He is a Greek citizen, was born in 1970, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Economics as well as a Master of Science in Banking and Money Management, both from Adelphi University in New York.

Laurent Breulet

COO
Managing Director
Senior Vice President

Laurent Breulet joined EFG Bank (Luxembourg) S.A. at its inception more than 10 years ago. He is appointed as Chief Operating Officer, in which role he is managing the global operations and projects of the Bank. Additionally to his various responsibilities, he is also the main coordinator for Investment Funds services at the level of EFG Bank (Luxembourg) S.A.

He has more than 20 years’ experience in Institutional Fund Industry and in Private Banking. He was formerly with Nomura Bank (Luxembourg) for 8 years where he was the Co Leader of the Project Management Team. He started his career with JP Morgan Brussels and worked as well for the The Bank of New York in Brussels. He holds a Bachelor of Marketing and Management from HENAM (Haute Ecole de Namur, Belgium/ previously IESN).

Massimo Amato

Managing Director
Senior Vice President

Previously he was CEO of UBI Banca International SA. He joined EFG following the acquisition of UBI Banca International S.A.  He spent 20 years with UBI Banca group, where he was also Chairman of UBI Management Company S.A. and UBI Trustee S.A.

Prior to joining the UBI Banca group, Massimo Amato started his career as a management consultant with McKinsey in Milan, and then he held various top management roles with the IMI Group and Carimonte/Rolo Banca group.

He is also a board member of the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and of The Century Sicav.

He supports the activities of the Luxembourg University through the association Les Amis de l' Université de Luxembourg, of which he is a Board member and treasurer.

Lena Lascari

Managing Director
Senior Vice President

Lena Lascari has joined EFG Bank (Luxembourg) S.A. in March 2014. She is in charge of the Greek activities and developing the UHNW clientele. She started her career at Credit Commercial de France, culminating after 15 years as Country CEO of the Greek branches. She then held the position Head of Wealth Management at HSBC Athens and was most lately CEO and Managing Director of Eurobank Private Bank Luxembourg for a decade. Greek citizen born in 1957, she is holder of a MSc Finance & Economics from Paris IX Dauphine and is holder of the Executive Program of Insead Business School.