Xenia Kazoli

Co-founder, Corporate Governance Hub

Xenia Kazoli is an experienced international lawyer, admitted to the bars of New York Paris and Athens. She has advised on large and complex transactions in multinational environments, including for the governments of Greece, Italy, France, Spain and Portugal in privatisations and offerings, as well as  clients on EU financial regulations and corporate governance.

For the last few years she has been advising on regulatory reform and corporate governance and served for four years as a senior advisor with Nestor Advisors Ltd, a UK advisory firm specializing in corporate governance. Until 2015 Xenia was a counsel at Allen & Overy  LLP, where she spent 15 years specializing in international debt and equity offerings and advising on privatisations and cross border transactions. Prior to this was, she was practicing with Skadden Arps LLP in their Paris and London offices in the international capital markets team.

Xenia has also worked with the World Bank, conducting legal assessment, policy and regulatory reform and advising on judicial capacity building in Peru, Argentina, El Salvador and Venezuela, and more recently  as an expert with the European Union in Georgia providing technical assistance and training to government officials on negotiation and drafting of international contracts.

Xenia is currently a member of the Advisory Board of Nardello &Co (a global investigative firm), a member of the Supervisory Board of the Hellenic Company of Assets and Participations (Greece’s holding company of the state owned enterprises), a member of the Board of the Athens Exchange and Chair of its Nominations and  Remuneration Committee, a member of the Board of ATHEX CSD and member of its Audit Committee, Vice Chair of the Board and member of the Committee of ESED (the Greek Corporate Governance Council), as well as a member of the Advisory Board of the NGO DESMOS. She is also the co-founder of Corporate Governance Hub 2020, a non profit promoting corporate governance and diversity in boards.