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Jake Moeller

Jake Moeller

Head of Lipper UK & Ireland Research, Thomson Reuters
Summit Chair
Jake Moeller joined Thomson Reuters in 2013 as Head of Lipper UK & Ireland Research. Since 1998, he has specialised in mutual fund research & selection, fund-of-funds portfolio management and asset allocation strategies. He spent six years as a portfolio manager and fund selector at AIG and has been a mutual fund research specialist for Lloyds Banking Group, Towry and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. He is a trustee director of the Thomson Reuters UK Pension Plan, a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment (CISI) and a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia).

Angelos Gregoriades

Angelos Gregoriades

Chairman, Cyprus Investment Funds Association

Angelos Gregoriades, FCA, BSc (Econ.) is the Chairman and Senior Partner at KPMG Cyprus, President of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA) as well as Honorary Consulate for Slovakia as from May 2017. Angelos is also the Vice-Chairman of the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (CIPA). With over 30 years’ experience as a member of KPMG’s Tax network, he has participated innumerous merger, acquisition and corporate structuring and restructuring operations at both national and international level and has written many articles and presented seminars of the role of Cyprus as a regional financial and commercial center. Solution and sector experience International Corporate Tax, Banking and Financial services.

Demetra Kalogerou

Demetra Kalogerou

Chairwoman, Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, Cyprus

Demetra Kalogerou (BSc, MSc, MPhil) is the Chairwoman of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, the public independentsupervisory authority responsible for the overall supervision of the securities market in Cyprus. She is also a member of the five-memberPublic Oversight Committee that supervises auditors and audit firms. Furthermore, from September 2013 to June 2014, she servedas a member of the then tripartite Resolution Authority together with the Minister of Finance and the Governor of the Central Bank ofCyprus. Previously she served as a Senior Officer of the Cyprus Stock Exchange. Overall she has more than 15 years of experiencein the financial sector.

 

Andreas Yiasemides

Andreas Yiasemides

Partner, In charge of Fund Services, PwC Cyprus

Andreas Yiasemides is a Partner at PwC in charge of Fund Services. On graduating from the University of Manchester with a first class degree in Economics, he joined PwC in 1999 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (FCA). He continued his career with the Bank of Cyprus, holding various positions including heading the Custody and Trusts Unit. He has served as a member of the Boards of Bank of Cyprus and the Central Bank of Cyprus and is the Vice Chairman of the Board of the Cyprus Investment Fund Association (CIFA). He is also a member of the Cyprus National Advisory Council of Charter Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI).

Michael Pelosi

Michael Pelosi

Legal Counsel, Corporate and Commercial Department, Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Michael Pelosi is a Legal Counsel of the Corporate and Commercial Department of Elias Neocleous & Co LLC and has over 24 years’ experience advising international corporate clients and government departments in complex commercial and cross border transactions, international arbitration and litigation. He has advised and guided multi-national and corporate clients from a diverse range of industries, including financial services, construction, energy and infrastructure. As a senior lawyer in enforcement with the Australian Corporate Regulator, he investigated and prosecuted a number of high profile company directors and managers.

Panikos Teklos

Panikos Teklos

Partner, Risk Advisory and Wealth Advisory Services, Deloitte Ltd

Panikos Teklos is the Investment Management, Regulatory Risk and Wealth Advisory Services Leader of Deloitte in Cyprus and a Partner in the Risk Advisory department. He is also Managing Director of Deloitte Investment Services Ltd. He has more than 18 years of international experience in Investment Banking, Strategy, Consulting, Risk Advisory, Asset and Wealth Management. He is a specialist in structured products and complex derivatives, structured finance, funding strategies (including Public Debt Management) and structured solutions for Financial Institutions and Corporates and an expert in multi-jurisdictional investment fund and asset management company advisory.

Angelos Theodorou

Angelos Theodorou

Partner & Board Member, Eurofast

Angelos Theodorou has been a Partner & Board Member of Eurofast since 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Sciences and is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA). With more than fifteen years of professional experience, he specializes in financial and related assurance services, due diligence engagements, company listings, business advisory, tax compliance and advisory for both local and international clients. He has also chaired both the European and International Tax Committees of BKR International and served on BKR’s European Board. He writes articles and is a regular speaker at professional conferences in Cyprus and abroad.

Moisis Aristidou

Moisis Aristidou

Director, Audit and Assurance Services, Baker Tilly Cyprus

Moisis Aristidou is a Director at Baker Tilly in the Audit and Assurance Services. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW), Secretary of the AIF & UCITS Committees of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA), a member of the Board of the Cyprus-UK Business Association, a member of the Auditing Standards Committee of ICPAC and of the IFRS Specialist Network of Baker Tilly International. He provides audit and advisory services to clients in the private and public sector and specializes in the Fund Industry, specifically in Alternative Investments Funds (AIFs. 

Antonis Rouvas

Antonis Rouvas

Board Member, KPMG Cyprus

Antonis Rouvas graduated from Wake Forest University, North Carolina, USA with a BSc (High Honors) in Business and Mathematics and holds the professional titles FCA (ICAEW) and AMCT (Association of Corporate Treasurers, UK). He worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in London and then for the multinational Credit Suisse in a number of posts, starting from Singapore with the final appointment in London. In 2004, he was appointed as a Board Member at KPMG Limited, based in Nicosia and appointed Chief Financial Officer of Hellenic Bank Group in 2008. He returned to KPMG in January 2018 as a Board Member, working in the field of Advisory Services.

Demosthenes Mavrellis

Demosthenes Mavrellis

Partner, Banking & Finance at Chrysses Demetriades & Co. LLC

Demosthenes Mavrellis is a Partner, Banking & Finance at Chrysses Demetriades & Co. LLC and is active in promoting the funds industry in Cyprus. He specializes in advising on major cross-border syndicated loans, high yield bond issues and hybrid transactions. In addition, he focuses on alternative energy infrastructure and investment into Russia and India. He is especially interested in the development of the energy sector in Cyprus and participates in relevant committees through the Limassol Chamber of Commerce, where he serves on the Board of Directors.  He is also a Director of the Cyprus University of Technology and a Board member of the American Chamber of Commerce (Cyprus).

George Karatzias

George Karatzias

Senior Manager, Alter Domus 

George Karatzias is a Senior manager at Alter Domus in the firm’s Cyprus Office having joined in 2011 as a manager. He is an FCCA and holds an MSc in Marketing of Financial Services. He has accumulated significant experience in Fund administration and leads the fund administration team of the Cyprus office. He is a member of CIFA, Vice-Chairman of CIFA’s fund administrator’s and Custodian’s committee and a member of the Funds committee of ICPAC.

Marianna Costea

Marianna Costea

Compliance Manager, Alter Domus (Cyprus) Limited, Cyprus

Marianna Costea is Compliance Officer at Alter Domus (Cyprus) Ltd and a member of the Alter Domus Group Global Compliance Team working on Group projects and Global clients. She was previously a member of Eurobank (Cyprus) Limited, working both for the client-facing International Business Unit and subsequently for the Compliance Department. She is an MBA holder and a BA European Studies graduate from the University of Leicester with main concentration in Politics and French. She has been a member of the AML Committee of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA) since 2017. 

Konstantinos Xanthis

Konstantinos Xanthis

Head Wealth Management Operations, Eurobank Cyprus

Konstantinos Xanthis has been Head of Wealth Management Operations at Eurobank Cyprus since July 2016, having held various positions in Eurobank Group’s Capital Markets & Wealth Management General Division and more specifically in the Securities Services Sector, since 2005. He has over 20 years of integrated experience in banking and finance and in-depth knowledge of capital markets, securities and the funds industry. He holds a B.Sc from the University of South Carolina at Columbia, and an MBA from ALBA Business School in Athens, Greece.