Hellenic Association of Treasurers

  • Non ProfitMember
  • Since: 30.08.2022


The Hellenic Association of Treasurers (HAT) was founded in December 2020 with the aim to support an active and continuously growing community of Treasurers in Greece and abroad. Today, it succeeded to be the main professional Association of Greek Professionals of Treasury, investing in the geographical diversity of its members (70% Greece and 30% from abroad), with 126 members from 11 countries, of different experience, expertise, and organizations (including large and medium size, public, state and private entities).

The main activities of the Association include:

  • • Networking opportunities
  • • Professional development and access to seminars and events (seminars / webinars)
  • • Participation in working groups
  • • Forum
  • • Career advice

For the operation of the Association, and based on the modern requirements and needs of the market, 5 working groups have been formed with a specific subject and actions which are:

  • • Cash Management and Treasury Infrastructure
  • • Corporate Finance and Risk Management
  • • Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
  • • Blockchain and Crypto Treasury Management
  • • Brain and Business Gain

In particular, the ESG Working Group, which consists currently of 9 members, has as its priority to inform the members of the Association for the:

  • • ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) criteria and their application in Businesses
  • • “Green” market financing tools and ESG Ratings which, among other things, contribute to alignment with the vision of the European Green Deal to achieve climate neutrality by 2050
  • • Manner to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, as outlined in the document signed in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly

The Hellenic Association of Treasurers (HAT) has the mission to inform, support and educate all key stakeholders in the private and public sector about best practices and the importance of Treasury.

The promotion of the added value / importance of Treasury, in small and large enterprises, as the part in which all financial risks are concentrated and managed in a professional way, protecting businesses from existing and future risks.

  • June 2021: became the 24th member of the European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT) https://www.eact.eu/nta
  • May 2022: pioneered the establishment of the Open Treasury Initiative, an initiative created with the aim of exchanging knowledge and best practices in the field of Treasury between the countries of Greece, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Croatia https://www.treasury.gr/opentreasury
  • June 2022: became a supporting partner of the European Blockchain Convention, which took place on June 26-28 in Barcelona, in the largest European event in the field of Blockchain https://eblockchainconvention.com/
  • June 2022: it is officially an Observing member of the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), which is the largest non-profit organization in the blockchain ecosystem https://gbbcouncil.org/
  • June 2022: participation in the International Group of Treasury Associations (IGTA) was officially filed https://www.igta.org/
  • July 2022: became a member of the Global Sustain network
  • September 2022: became a supporting partner of the 11th NexGen Payments and Regtech Forum that will take place on September 21-22, 2022 at Marriott in Athens, https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6970012486225776640/?actorCompanyId=69214359

  • March 2022: webinar with the topic “The Three – Layered Approach to Payment Fraud Prevention” in cooperation with nsKnox
  • May 2022: webinar with the topic “M&A deals and how they interplay with the Treasury Teams” in cooperation with Dimitrios Tsatsanis, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions Department ΟΤΕ that can be viewed at  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeZBS9Ham4o
  • July 2022: webinar with the topic “Into the world of Blockchain” in cooperation with Manolis Katsougkris, Financial Officer, Treasury Back Office Manager, European Commission https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_y4xPaRxMY
  • July 2022:  webinar with the topic “Between Stagflation and Recession” in cooperation with Ilias Lekkos, Economist from Piraeus Bank https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXQuONN6nqg

  • December 2021 – on December 10th, 2021, the 1st International Treasury Summit was organized in Athens, at Life Gallery, Ekali
  • September 2022 – on September 9th, 2022, the 2nd International Treasury Summit shall take place in Athens, at the Auditorium of OTEAcademy. For more information, please view the official registration page at https://www.treasury.gr/treasury-summit