Executive Committee


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)


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)

Evie Theocharous

Evie holds a BA in European Studies and French from the University of Reading and an MSc in Political Sciences from University College London (UCL). She is currently involved in a think tank based in Nicosia which promotes programs that connect ideas to policy-making through research. She is active in promoting youth rights and she was recently appointed by the Council of Europe as the youth delegate of Cyprus. Amongst other, she successfully developed the first project aimed at empowering the role of young people in Cyprus during crisis management. Her latest appointment was from UNFICYP as a UN Youth Champion for Environment and Peace. At the age of twenty she completed her internship at the European Parliament in Brussels (General Secretariat) and later an internship at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus where she worked directly with the Crisis Management Centre and the General Secretariat. In addition, she collaborated with the confederation "Caritas" in European programs aimed at achieving the integration of migrants.

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)

Andreas Papallas

Andreas is a practicing architect based in Larnaca. He holds a degree and postgraduate degree in Architecture and Urban Design from the University of Cambridge and is currently completing his doctoral research at the University of Oxford. He is also a research associate at the Cyprus University of Technology where he teaches design research methods and design thinking. He has worked on programmes for public participation in decision-making, specifically within the urban planning domain. He is an elected board member of the Cyprus Architects Association (Twitter: @andreaspapallas)

Jason Senekis

Jason holds a degree in Economic Sciences from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, an MBA from the European University Cyprus, and is a Ph.D. candidate on Occupational Safety & Health with a full scholarship from the European University Cyprus and Monash University in Australia. He worked for ten years at the multinational construction Group Joannou and Paraskevaides (Overseas) and later at Alpha Bank Cyprus as a Corporate Relationship manager. He is very active in the field of road safety, with which he was engaged voluntarily since 2015. He served as the Road Safety Advisor to the Minister of Justice and Public Order of Cyprus between 2020-21. He is currently a research associate at the CERIDES Research Centre of European University Cyprus, engaging in the management and co-ordination of Horizon EU projects and road safety studies, seminars in collaboration with local authorities and stakeholders. (Twitter: @tzeison_)

Myrto Zoumidou

Myrto holds a degree in Cultural Technology and Communication from the University of the Aegean and a master's degree in "Journalism and the Media in Times of Crisis" from Frederick University. Among her research interests are the issues of framing in journalism and "agenda setting" news. In recent years he has been working as a journalist in Cypriot print and electronic media with an interest in social and political issues. He is a member of the Cyprus Writers' Union. (Twitter: @myrtwzouuu)

Stella Komodromou

Stella Komodromou is an Environmental Management Consultant. She holds a bachelor's degree in Environmental Science and Technology from the Cyprus University of Technology and a master's degree in Business Administration from the Mediterranean Management Institute. She works in the private sector and is also active in the civic society. She is a founding member of "Polychoro Oroklinis," an initiative aimed at improving the quality of life in the community of Oroklini and strengthening active citizenship. Stella coordinates and participates in national and international research projects as well as education and training projects.


George Isaia

George is an Operations Executive of Nomoplatform. He holds a BSc in Philosophy from the University of Cyprus and a master's degree in Political Science from the same University. His main research interests include institutional advantages, pathogenesis as well as possible ways of enhancing the existing parliamentary work. It is active with the commons, with youth issues while at the same time it deals with European and international issues. (Twitter: @george_isaia)


Niki Agrotou

Niki is a Policy Officer at Oxygen for Democracy. She holds a LL.B in Law from the University of Surrey and a master’s degree in Public International Law from Queen Mary University of London. She has previously worked at the European Commission on the European Green Deal and Fit-for-55 package on matters of maritime transport and energy transition. Her main interests relate to policymaking, especially in relation to digital transformation, sustainability, urban planning and cultural diplomacy and innovation.


Halide Asafogullari

Halide is an International Relations Officer in Oxygen for Democracy. She is an enthusiastic International Relations graduate from University of Essex. Issues of peace, politics, economics, human rights, and social responsibility in an ever progressing and interconnected global climate have been at the core of her interest and learning. She has actively volunteered in various bi-communal initiatives in Cyprus and in the UK. She passionately committed to finding peaceful and sustainable solutions that can bridge divides and foster cooperation between two communities in Cyprus.


Myria Zavrou

Myria Zavrou is Business Development Executive of Oxygen for Democracy and holds a BA degree in Business Administration. She has robust background in collaborating with professional services. Her approach seamlessly integrates data-driven insights with a creative flair, allowing her to craft compelling narratives that deeply resonate with target audiences. Her commitment brings a unique blend of strategic vision and cultural understanding to her role. Her dedication to forging cross-sectoral alliances and promoting sustainable development underscores her commitment to advancing Oxygen for Democracy's mission of empowering democratic movements in Cyprus but also worldwide.