Our CEO has many years experience in the investment finance area, ranging from equities to derivatives, mutual funds and alternative investments. Education includes an MBA with Distinction in Financial Management from the University of Exeter in UK and a MSc in Finance from the University of Cyprus.
On the other hand with over 17 years of practical experience including the set up of complicated structures is verified from his involvement in the set up of the Athens Derivatives Exchange in 1998, offering for the first time derivative products to the Greek financial services Industry. Additionally Mr Haris Stavrinides was also involved in the introduction of mutual funds in Cyprus and has also worked as a banker and a fund manager of an insurance company.
Mr Stavrinides was also the project manager and advisor of the successful licensing of 6 Regulated investment firms approved by the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission and more than 15 Private Investment Funds regulated by the Central Bank of Cyprus. Mr Stavrinides is certified by the Ministry of Finance of Cyprus to act as Head of Portfolio Management department and investment advisor of a Bank or Investment firm. He is also certified by the Athens Derivatives Exchange (ADEX) as a derivatives advisor and derivatives market maker.
Mr Stavrinides was a founding member of the Cyprus Association of Directors (CyAD), a non profit organization, aiming to work for institutionalizing the profession of Directors and has served as a board member for one year.
Haris is also the founder and partner of OSYS Global Corporate Consultants, an international business advisory firm servicing clients from around the world, and www.Index2day.com a leading global business directory established especially for the financial services providers.
CEO comments on BBC on the subject of Greece
CEO interview at Sigmalive TV (Greek)