Alexandra Maniati

Alexandra is EBF’s Director of Cybersecurity & Innovation managing – in addition to cybersecurity – the Federation’s work on cloud, data, payments, virtual assets and AI. In the framework of cybersecurity and working closely with bank associations throughout Europe, she is responsible for the EBF cybersecurity strategy, positions on legislative/regulatory processes, relations with EU institutions, and projects aimed at the harmonization of the regulatory environment. An advocate of empowering bank employees and customers through cybersecurity awareness-raising, Alexandra is EBF’s liaison with Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) in creating and promoting relevant campaigns. She is also a member of the Advisory Group on Financial Services of Europol EC3, the Expert Group on Finance Sector’s ICT Resilience & Security of ENISA, and the Working Group for Financial Services of ECSO. Moreover, she has represented the EBF on an ad hoc basis in projects of the International Banking Federation and the G7 Cyber Expert Group. Finally, she is responsible for the EBF Cybersecurity Conference, held in Brussels, every October in the context of the European Cybersecurity Month.