Mr. Themistokles Korkontzelos was born in Piraeus in 1948. In 1966 he graduated from the Ionidios School and studied at the Law School of the National Athens University (to the 3rd year). In the years 1973 to 1975 he served his military service in the Navy. He has been working at ALPHA BANK since 1966. In particular: He served at Import - Loan Divisions of Network Branches (1966 to 1975), in the Credit Analysis Division (1975 to 1979), as Inspector at the Audit Division (1979 to 1984), Manager of the Hania Branch (1984 to 1989), and Deputy Manager (Loans) at the Central Branch Division (1989 to 1992). He was the Manager of the Property Division from 1992 to 2010.