Chairman

Dr. Evripides A. Polykarpou

Born in 1962. He studied Business Administration at the University of Colorado, Denver (B.Sc.) and at the National University, San Diego (M.B.A. in Financial Management) in the United States. He holds a Doctoral Degree in Education Administration from the University of Middlesex (UK).

He served as a Member of the Board of Directors of various public companies and as a Member of the Board of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (2011-2013). He was a faculty member at the School of Business of the European University of Cyprus between 1989 and 2017. At the same institution, he has served in various management positions and in 2007 was appointed as Director of Administration and Human Resources. He has participated in several research and other projects funded by the European Union, the United Nations and local institutions. From September 2013 to August 2017 he was the Chief Operating Officer for the MENA region of Laureate International Universities. Since then he provides Education Consultancy Services to local and international institutions.

He was elected Member of the Board of Directors of Hellenic Bank on 28 May 2014. He was Senior Independent Director from 27 January 2015 to 28 August 2019. From 24 May 2017 to 11 July 2018, he was fulfilling the duties of the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Bank. He was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hellenic Bank on 28 August 2019. Chairman of the Remuneration and the Nominations / Internal Governance Committees of the Bank’s Board of Directors.