Executive Committee

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Andri Voutouri

Andri is a Freelance Communications Specialist and Content Creator. She is passionate about igniting communities and engaging people through the power of cleverly-shaped texts, creative visuals and efficient strategies. Starting 2016, she’s been a Communications and Social Media expert for various projects in the world of Business, Academia and Youth Work. She thinks that, the world needs dreamers, those individuals who see the world the way it is, envision a better one and working towards that dream. Andri is one of them. (Twitter: VoutouriAndri)

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Nicolas Kyriakides

Nicolas is a lawyer, an academic and a lobbyist. He studied Law in Athens. He received postgraduate degrees from University College London and New York University and a PhD from Oxford University. He was also a visiting researcher at Harvard. He teaches Civil Procedure and Banking Law at the University of Nicosia. He believes that degrees are not necessary for a life worth living and at the same time degrees are useless if they are not used in an ethical way for the good of science and society. (Twitter: @NicKyriakides)

Georgia Athanasiou

Georgia is a lawyer who has substantial litigation experience and regularly represents banks and other financial institutions before Cyprus courts. Her main areas of expertise are litigation, domestic and international debt collection, loan recoveries, and liquidation proceedings. Her work also includes criminal law cases. Georgia holds a law degree as well as a master's degree in Criminal Law and Human Rights from the University of Cyprus. Since August 2016, she serves as the president of the Executive Committee of Oxygono. Moreover, she has been the secretary of the cultural association of her Municipality since 2013. Finally, Georgia is an advisor to the board of Prisoner Rights Protection Association and a member of the Parallel Parliament initiative, under the Committee on Transparency, Institutions, and Justice. (Twitter: @GeorginaAthanas)

Xenia Chrysostomou

Xenia is involved in international development in the public and private sectors. She is a graduate of the School of Economics and Social Studies at the University of Manchester (BA Economics) and the School of Business Studies at the University of Nottingham (MSc). She specializes as an auditor in the internal and external audit of financial statements of private companies and is a graduate from the Professional School of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. She worked in the European Commission as a member of the Task Force for Greece, where she was responsible for providing technical assistance regarding the implementation of reforms in the accounting and tax issues of the state. Her immediate interests include European general social issues, to observe and learn new cultures, and to travel. (Twitter: @ch_xenia)

Theodoros Assiotis

Theodoros has extensive experience in providing services and in Financial Statements’ formulation. Above ten years have been working as a Senior Director in Ernst & Young, Cyprus, and at this time has is responsible for providing accounting services’ sector to customers in Harneys. His goal is, Cypriot Society to acquire unbiased perspectives and will in issues that beset it. (Twitter: TAssiotis)

Panagiotis Nicolaides

Panagiotis is an economist expert with expertise in civic economics and the practice of public economic policy. He is born in Nicosia and he studied Economics at the University of Manchester, University of Oxford, and Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. From 2015 until 2018, he represented Greece in Economic Committees of the EU, as an Alternate Member in the Euro Working Group, and as an Alternate Director in the European Stability Mechanism. Also, he has worked in the European Commission, initially, in the Department of Economic Analysis of Taxation and subsequently, on the Task Force for Greece. (Twitter: pnicolaides)

Costas Andreou

Kostas Andreou graduated from the School of Agriculture at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is a holder of a Postgraduate degree as well as a Doctorate in environmental sciences from the Lancaster University of United Kingdom. At the moment, he is teaching environmental matters in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Cyprus University of Technology. He is a member of the Risk Assessment Committee of the European Chemicals Bureau and he is a member of the Environmental Impacts Committee from Plans and Programs from the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Environment. In the context of his research interests are inter alia integrate, in-ground ecotoxicology, pollution, and soil decontamination, environmental impacts’ assessment, and environmental risks’ analysis. (Twitter: cydonkey)

Jason Senekis

Jason holds a degree in Economics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, a Master in Business Administration of the European University of Cyprus, and is a Ph.D. candidate on Occupational Safety and Health with a full scholarship from the European University of Cyprus and Monash University in Australia. For a decade, he worked at the multinational company Joannou and Paraskevaides (Overseas) and then for three years as a Relationship Manager at Alpha Bank Cyprus. He is an extremely dynamic person in the field of road safety, with which he was engaged voluntarily since 2015. In 2020, he was selected by the former Minister of Justice and Public Order as Consultant/Partner on the matters related to road safety and in collaboration with responsible agencies and organisations which are involved in the implementation of the National Road Safety Strategy 2021-2030. (Twitter: @tzeison_)

Maria Kyriakou

Maria graduated from the School of Law of the London School of Economics and Political Science, and she holds a postgraduate degree from the Utrecht University. During this time, she practices law concerning trade law and corporate law matters as well as intellectual property law. The rest of her time is dedicated to “more serious” policy, philosophy, and anthropology matters. She embraces the Socrates proverb “unexplored life is not worth living” and she loves to travel.

Christiana Xenofontos

Christiana holds a Political Science Degree from the University of Cyprus, with expertise in International Relations. She is working as a parliamentary Associate at the House of Representatives, while meanwhile, the recent seven years is active in the young participation's affairs. She was engaged as Youth Policy Officer at the Cyprus Youth Council (2015-2019), holding the position of Vice-President A’ (2019-2021). Since November 2020 she is an elected Board Member of the European Youth Forum (2020-2022), with the core responsibilities in Youth Organizations’ improvement and the enhancement of the European Dialogue for the young. (Twitter: @chris_xen)