Eleftheria Kostika (Dr.) is a Deputy Director of the Financial Operations Department at Bank of Greece. She also serves as an Advisor to the Deputy Governor with a specialization on the Eurosystem’s Monetary Policy implementation, the Bank’s international investment portfolio management, global capital markets, and bank resolution. In addition, for the last thirteen (13) years, she is a tutor, teaching assistant and instructor in several undergraduate and postgraduate courses of Athens University of Business Economics, Hellenic Open University and of the National Centre for Public Administration and Local Government in the field of financial econometrics and quantitative methods. She completed a PhD in Financial Econometrics in Athens University of Economics and Business (2008) and has successfully graduated with MSc in Finance from Birkbeck College of University of London (1998). She is a member of ADEX and Greece’s Delegate to the OECD Financial Markets Committee. She has published extensively in academic journals such as International Journal of Finance and Economics, Journal of Forecasting, Studies in Economics and Finance and BIS working papers while she holds an Academic Research Award (2014) from from Bank of Greece’s Governor G. Provopoulos.