Irena Georgiadou was born in Nicosia, Cyprus in 1976.
She served as the Commissioner for the Reform of the Cyprus Civil Service having been appointed by President Anastasiades in March 2014. She also served as an Advisor to the Minister of Finance and the Director of the Minister of Finance’s office. She has extensive professional experience, having served in managerial positions in public and private companies.
She studied Politics and Economics (BSc – 1998) at the University of Bristol UK, and is professionally qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ACA – 2001) and as a Corporate Financier (CF – 2006) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). She graduated from the English School Nicosia (1988-95).
She is also a non-Executive Director of the Cyprus International Institute of Management Limited (CIIM), the Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB) and the HFC “Hope for Children” CRC Policy Center.
Elected Member of the Board of Directors of Hellenic Bank on 28 May 2014 and served as Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Hellenic Bank for the period from 8 July 2014 until 24 May 2017. Re-elected as Member of the Board of Hellenic Bank on 24 May 2017. She is the Chairwoman of the Integration Committee of the Bank’s Board of Directors and a Member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees of the Bank’s Board of Directors.