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Cyprus University of Technology

Vice-Rector of Financial Planning and Development, January 2020 – December 2023

Dean, School of Management and Economics, December 2012 to November 2017

Member of the Interim University Governing Board, January 2009 – December 2010

Interim Dean, School of Management and Economics, July 2009 – December 2010.

Member, various university committees, including, Strategic Planning, Budgeting and Finance, Student Welfare, Personnel, Tenders and Public Relations

Chair, Faculty Recruiting and Promotions and Curriculum Committees

Establishment of an executive MBA program and two undergraduate programs in Entrepreneurship and Management of Energy Resources

Initiated student internship programs with top accounting, finance and shipping companies

Secured a sea-front building for the Faculty of Management and Economics

Designed a hybrid classroom for traditional, hi-tech and on-line virtual teaching

Formed strategic alliances with the local business community, non-profit organizations and government


Rutgers University


Chair, Peer Evaluation Faculty Compensation Committee (elected annually), 2000 – 2003, 2005 and 2007

Head, Finance Faculty, spring 1993 – spring 2000

Head, Accounting Faculty, spring 1997 – spring 1999

Coordinator, Accounting and Finance Research Workshop, fall 1992 – spring 1996

Chair, Finance Faculty Recruiting Committees, 1993 – 2000

Chair, Accounting Faculty Recruiting Committees, 1997 – 1999

Served on numerous committees including the Faculty Appointments and Promotion, Masters in Accounting, AACSB accreditation, MBA Scholastic standing and School of Business Policy Committee

Member, University Grievance Committee, fall 1994 – spring 1995


Thesis Supervision


“Three Essays in Banking and Financial Institutions,” Ph.D. thesis by A. Michis, Cyprus University of Technology, completed spring 2014 (Principal Supervisor)

“A Dynamic Approach to Country Risk Assessment,” Ph.D. Thesis by N. Laopodis, The Catholic University of America, completed April 1991 (Principal Supervisor)

Participated in doctoral theses committees and supervised several master’s theses. Currently supervising three doctoral students.


Community Service and Involvement


Member, National Economic Council of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, (Chaired by Nobel Laureate C. Pissarides), 2013 – 2016.

Keynote speaker at events organized by non-profit and professional organizations.

Panelist, numerous national TV and radio programs on economics, finance and education.

Author, numerous newspaper and magazine articles on economic policy, finance and education.

Member, Board of Trustees, Council for Southern Africa, 1998 – 2002.

Member, Academic Council, Cyprus International Institute of Management, fall 1999 – fall 2008.