Panos Varangis

Global Lead for Agricultural Finance & Agricultural Insurance, Finance & Markets

Panos Varangis is an expert in agricultural business, with a PHD in Economics from Columbia University, New York. From 1987 to 2004, Panos’ career spanned across various departments within the World Bank, including International Commodities Division, the International Trade Division, the Bank’s Research Department and the Agricultural and Rural Development Department; Panos specialised in the global program on commodity risk management.

Ending in 2009, Panos worked as the Deputy CEO of the Agricultural Bank of Greece. After this, he provided financial advice with IFC, guiding financial institutions to navigate SMEs, agribusinesses, and farmers. At present Panos is the Global Lead for agricultural finance and insurance at the World Bank Group.

To book Panos Varangis as the agricultural finance speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Panos is known to cover the following topics:

  • Agricultural Finance
  • Agricultural Insurance
  • Finance & Markets Global Practice
  • World Bank Group
  • Preparation & Research