The CIIM Board of Governors represents the interests of the corporate stakeholders, the business community and society at large. The Board of Governors sets policy guidelines for the management, approves its strategy and is responsible for overseeing the Institute’s business affairs and financial resources.


Ms. Areti Charidemou, Managing Partner, Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC


Ms. Marina Loizou, Partner, Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC; Corporate, Commercial, Shipping, Banking and Finance Law

Mr. Socratis Ellinas, Partner, Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department, Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC

Mr. Andreas Avgusti, Director, Cyfintel, Financial Services

Ms. Ioanna Panayiotou, CIIM Executive Director, formerly Commissioner for the Environment, Republic of Cyprus

Dimitrios Antoniou, Director, Planet Group International, Management & ICT Consulting

Dr. Aris Petasis, Aris Petasis & Associates (Management Consultants) Ltd specializing in Organizational Design, Human Resource Management & Development and Executive Search.

Mr. Alkis Loizides, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Global Capital Securities and Financial Services LTD

Ex-Officio Member

Dr Theodore Panayotou, CIIM Director, Formerly on the Faculty of Harvard University, 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Contributor.