Director & Dean

theo panayotou

Dr. Theodore Panayotou

Dr. Theodore Panayotou, the Director and Dean of CIIM, is a 2007 NOBEL Peace Prize Contributor, and former a Harvard faculty member. He is Professor of Economics and Ethics at CIIM. Formerly a Visiting Professor at Tel Aviv University and former Member of the Cyprus President’s Council of the National Economy.

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Programme Directors

MBA & MPSM Programme Director

Paris Cleanthous

Dr. Paris Cleanthous

Dr. Paris Cleanthous is the director of the MBA and MPSM programmes at the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) and professor of Strategy and Marketing. At the same time, he is a visiting scholar at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Open University Cyprus.

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Director of MSc in Business Management

Olga Kandinskaia

Dr. Olga Kandinskaia

Olga Kandinskaia is Associate Professor of Finance, MSc Business Management Director and Director of Blended Learning at the CIIM Business School. She has PhD in Economics (1995) from the MGIMO-University in Moscow, Russia.

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Director of MSc in Financial Services

Andrey Afanasiev

Dr. Andrey Afanasiev

Dr Andrey Afanasiev is the Programme Director of the MSc in Financial Services and Associate Professor of Finance and Risk Management at the CIIM. He serves as the principal contact at the CIIM of the University Affiliation Program provided by the CFA Institute.

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Director of MSc in Business Intelligence & Data Analytics

Theodosis Mourouzis

Dr. Theodosis Mourouzis

Dr. Theodosis Mourouzis has a BA/MA (Honors) in Mathematics: University of Cambridge, UK, a Master of Advanced Study in Mathematics (Number Theory Group): University of Cambridge, UK, a Master of Research (MRes) in Security Science from University College London (UCL) and a PhD in Information Security and Cryptography from University College London (UCL). His PhD was fully funded by the UCL SECReT program and EPSRC.

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Director of MSc in Human Resource Management & Organizational Behaviour

Vicky Kastioloudes

Dr. Vicky Katsioloudes

Dr. Vicky Katsioloudes received her Ph.D. in Human Resource Leadership Development from Louisiana State University and her M.Sc. in Social Organizational Psychology from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has experience teaching courses in the areas of leadership, management, and human resources at the graduate, undergraduate, and executive education level.

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Director of MSc in Education, Leadership & Management

Ioannis Christodoulou

Dr. Ioannis Christodoulou

Dr. Ioannis S. Christodoulou studied Pedagogy, Psychology and Philosophy at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1989 – 1993), in the Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology. His doctoral dissertation (2002), in the Philosophy of Education, is entitled: “The issues of education and progress in the philosophy of Epictetus” (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki).

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Director of MSc in Financial Law & International Taxation

Eleni Apostolidou

Dr. Eleni Apostolidou

Dr. Eleni Apostolidou was an assistant in Research at the University of Strasbourg, Rennes, Nanterre, and Cergy, where the core of her teaching focused on European and International Taxation. She served as an external consultant at the OECD Tax department and was appointed as Cyprus correspondent at IBFD, Netherlands. She has participated on an individual basis in research consortia in Austria and Italy.

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