Yiannis is a Compliance Advisor, Registered Auditor, Forensic Accountant and Insolvency Practitioner, with more than 20 years of experience in the Regulatory Industry and PwC London, PwC Cyprus and KT Cyprus, in the audit, consulting, forensic and regulatory compliance services of investment, insurance and banking companies.
Yiannis was engaged, for more than 2 years, 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 and also acting as a Lecturer, in the fields of Anti-Money Laundering Compliance, for Globaltraining/University of Nicosia.
Yiannis holds a Bachelor and a 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 also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and a member of the International Compliance Association (ICA). He is also an approved trainer from the Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HRDA).
Yiannis 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).