EY Cyprus is proud to present the first EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2020, on Wednesday, 16 December 2020, at 15:00, digitally.
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EY Cyprus is proud to present the first EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2020, which aims to measure the country’s attractiveness as an investment destination. The survey records investors’ views as regards to the investment attractiveness of Cyprus, in terms of image, investor confidence and the country’s ability to provide competitive advantages for FDI. The EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2020 is part of the 19-year long EY Attractiveness program that surveys investor sentiment for different countries and regions globally.
During this digital event, EY will be presenting the findings of the first EY Cyprus Attractiveness Survey. A panel discussion will follow with key government officials.
When: Wednesday, 16 December 2020 | 15:00
Where: The conference will run online
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Partner, Head of Strategy and Transactions Services, EY Cyprus
Stelios is a Partner at EY and the head of EY’s Strategy and Transactions department in Cyprus. He holds a BSc in Finance, is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the ICAEW (UK) and also holds the Corporate Finance Qualification from ICAEW, Securities and Investments Institute UK and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants . During his 20 years of professional experience Stelios was involved in a wide range of financial advisory services; offered to various companies and institutions in different sectors of the economy. Engagements he led involved debt and corporate restructuring, due diligences, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, business valuations, the preparation of business plans and feasibility studies as well as the offer of strategic advice.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Cyprus
Nikos Christodoulides is the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus. He holds a Bachelor of Artsin Political Science, Economics, and Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies from City University of New York,Queens College, with postgraduate studies in Political Science at New York University and Diplomatic Studies atthe University of Malta. He holds a doctorate from the Department of Political Science and Public Administrationof the University of Athens. He was a career diplomat between 1999 and 2013. During this time he served asDirector of the Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Spokesperson of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU in Brussels, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Cyprus in Greece, Director of the Office of thePermanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Consul General at the High Commission of theRepublic of Cyprus in the UK. Prior to his appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs, he served as Directorof the Diplomatic Office of the President of the Republic of Cyprus (2013- 2018) and Government Spokesman(2014-2018). He was a Lecturer and Research Associate at the Department of History and Archeology of theUniversity of Cyprus between 2007 and 2010. He is the author of two books, Plans for Solution of the CyprusProblem 1948-1978 (2009) and Relations between Athens and Nicosia and the yprus Problem, 1977-1988(2013). He has also published extensively in domestic and international journals.
Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry, Republic of Cyprus
Natasa Pilides was appointed Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry on July 10th 2020. Previously, on March 1st 2018 she had been appointed as the first Shipping Deputy Minister of the Republic of Cyprus, heading the strategic development and promotion of Cyprus as a world class, integrated, maritime cluster. From April 2016 to March 2018, Ms. Pilides was Director General of the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (Invest Cyprus), responsible for the design and implementation of Invest Cyprus’ strategy in investment promotion, investor support and facilitation of reform. She has more than fifteen years of private sector experience, notably as Director and Regional Chief Operating Officer at Baker Tilly South East Europe, heading the departments of Finance, Marketing, HR, and Administration, Operations and IT, for Cyprus, Greece, Romania, Bulgaria and Moldova. She also worked, for 9 years, at PwC in Cyprus, Milan and London, in audit and tax consulting of multinational companies active in the fields of banking and finance, shipping, insurance, energy, construction and FMCG.Ms. Pilides has wide experience in delivering professional training and courses for ICAEW, ACCA and CIMA exams, in the areas of audit, tax, corporate law, ethics, financial accounting and reporting, at BPP London, a leading professional studies organization. She graduated from Oxford University with a first-class honors degree, with distinction, in Modern Languages and Literature (French and Italian). She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC).
The EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2020 attracts the decision makers such as the Board Members, CEOs, CFOs, Managing Directors and other senior management executives from all the major corporations in Cyprus and abroad. The event also welcomes politicians, diplomats, other government officials, but also entrepreneurs, academics and other international experts on political and economic issues.
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy, transaction and consulting services with more 300,000 people in over 150 countries around the world. It is the most globally integrated professional services organisation and is working with businesses, entrepreneurs and governments around the world to solve their most pressing challenges and to help them take advantage of emerging opportunities. EY distils everything it does down to a single, unified purpose: building a better working world. For over 80 years, the Cyprus practice has been a trusted business advisor and auditor to a broad range of clients, from private individuals and entrepreneurial businesses, to major public companies and large multinationals. Being part of EY’s EMEIA Area and one of the 31 countries that comprise the new Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe & Central Asia (CESA) Region, EY Cyprus is ideally placed to exploit new opportunities in the area and cater to the needs of our clients in a wider geographic span.
IMH is the largest business knowledge and information transfer organisation in Cyprus. Its services include the coordination and running of conferences, seminars and commercial exhibitions, specialist business media publishing and human resources consulting. Every year, IMH organises more than 110 conferences related to every sector of the market, commercial exhibitions and training seminars, and undertakes the entire process of five business award ceremonies. IMH publishes the only dedicated business magazines in Cyprus: the Greek language monthly IN Business and the English-language monthly Gold, which are read by tens of thousands of Cypriot and non-Cypriot professionals, managers and entrepreneurs. It also operates the magazines’ accompanying news portals, the IN Business Portal (www.inbusinessnews.com), the GOLD Portal (www.goldnews.com.cy) and the REPORTER (www.reporter.com.cy). ΙΜΗ also delivers via e-mail the IN Business Daily Newsletter, the GOLD News Daily Newsletter and the REPORTER Newsletter. The IMH Business Development Department bids for tenders published by local public sector bodies, the European Union and other international organisations. Through its activities, ΙΜΗ gives businesses a chance to develop, to network, to find new clients and business associates, to communicate with new audiences and discover growth opportunities. www.imhbusiness.com
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