Yiannis is a Freelancer Registered Auditor, Compliance Advisor, Forensic Accountant and Insolvency Practitioner, with more than 15 years of experience in PwC London, PwC Cyprus and KT Cyprus, in the audit, consulting, forensic and regulatory compliance services of investment, insurance and banking companies.
He was engaged, for more than 2 years and until recently, as an External Technical Advisor, and leading the onsite inspection teams, of the AML/Supervision Department of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC). He is currently engaged, as an External Audit Contractor, for the performance of audit inspections for a number of Government Organisations, on behalf of the Audit Office of the Republic of Cyprus. He is also performing external training in the fields of forensic accounting and economic crime investigations for the Cyprus Police.
Yiannis holds a Bachelor and Master Degree in Accounting, Economics and Finance, a Fellowship and Practicing Audit Certificates from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a Membership and Practicing Audit Certificates from the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC).
He is currently the Chairman of the Economic Crime and Forensic Accounting Committee of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC), the Vice-Chairman of the Promotion of the Profession and Academic Relations Cyprus Committee of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), and a Founding Member of the Cyprus #209 Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).