Loukas Pilitsis is Head of the Piraeus Venture Capital and Private Equity Group, and Chief Executive Officer of Piraeus Equity Advisors, the vehicle in charge of all the Private Equity and Venture Capital activities of Piraeus Bank Group, one of the top Greek financial services institutions, with strong presence in CE and SE Europe, along with presence in the US and London.

Previously, Loukas was with State Street since 1995 and held senior positions in investment banking, corporate venture capital, strategy development and risk management in Boston, US and London. His most recent role with State Street was the Pan European Chief Administrative Officer, European Executive Board. In that role, he was responsible for Pan European strategy development, M & A supervision and co-management of the European corporate shared functions. 

Loukas holds a law degree (Athens University Law School), a LLM (Boston University Law School) and a MSF (Boston College) and he is a graduate of the Executive Development Program from the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania.