Dr. George S. Mavraganis

Lawyer to the Supreme Court, former Deputy Minister of Finance of the Hellenic Republic

He was born in the city of Patras in 1965. He was Partner in Charge of KPMG Greece Tax (2007-2012), Visiting Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business, Business Administration Department (2008-2010, 2016-2017) and Accounting and Finance Department (2016). He holds a Ph.D. (1992, awarded scholarship from the Ministry of Finance’s NATO program) and an LL.M. degree (1989) from the University College London (UCL) and is a graduate of the Athens Law School (1987).

He started his career in 1992 as a lawyer and tax counsel to corporations and cooperated with consulting companies Deloitte (until 1995) and KPMG (until 2001). He was a founding member and then partner of the Law Firm "C. Papacostopoulos & Associates" until 2005 and subsequently provided services to companies until the end of 2006 when he returned to KPMG where he worked until 2012. After his term as Deputy Minister of Finance (June 2012 - January 2015),during which he was responsible for introducing the new Income Tax Code, the first Code of Tax Procedure and the new Greek Accounting Standards, he returned to the private sector with law office as a lawyer - consultant to the business sector and to teaching at Master's class at the Athens University of Economics and Business. 

Member of the Athens Bar Association since 1990 and various professional organizations, he has also served as a research associate of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) contributing with publications related to taxation in Greece (The Taxation of Companies in Europe, European Tax Handbook, European Corporate Tax Law, Transfer Pricing Database). He has extensive experience in tax law (corporate taxation, international tax law, EU tax law, tax litigation etc.) and commercial law (mergers, acquisitions, privatizations, concession projects, capital markets, financial aspects etc.). He has participated in consulting projects involving large investments and companies’ restructuring in Greece and has published several articles in international taxation journals (European Taxation, Intertax, Bulletin for International Taxation/Fiscal Documentation, International Transfer Pricing Journal).

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