Yiannis Stournaras Quotes

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Yannis Stournaras
Γιάννης Στουρνάρας
Governor of the Bank of Greece
Assumed office
20 June 2014
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras
Alexis Tsipras
Vassiliki Thanou
Alexis Tsipras
Preceded by George Provopoulos
Minister of Finance
In office
5 July 2012 â€“ 10 June 2014
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras
Preceded by George Zanias
Succeeded by Gikas Hardouvelis
Minister for Development, Competitiveness and Shipping
In office
17 May 2012 â€“ 21 June 2012
Prime Minister Panagiotis Pikrammenos
Preceded by Anna Diamantopoulou
Succeeded by Kostis Chatzidakis (Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks)
Personal details
Born (1956-12-10) 10 December 1956 (age 60)
Athens, Greece
Political party Independent
Alma mater University of Athens
University of Oxford

We will do everything to change what needs to be changed, fight against recession so that the country meets its targets, while reinforcing our country in the heart of the euro and the European Union.
Yiannis Stournaras
Our problem is not adopting reforms, which we will do without question. It is not reaching an objective, which we will meet. But it is finding an end to the recession.
Yiannis Stournaras
Difficult years lie ahead, patience is required.
The goal of the government is to guarantee the place of Greece in the eurozone against those who want to undermine it.
Yiannis Stournaras
The government is determined to bring the program back on track, and proceed with the privatizations.
Yiannis Stournaras