Board Member

Marianna Pantelidou Neophytou

Born in 1972. Graduated from the First Kykkos Lyceum in Nicosia and studied Economics at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. A Chartered Accountant – Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

In her early career, she has worked for six years at the international audit and financial advisory firm Arthur Andersen in London and Boston, in the Financial Markets and the Asset Management Divisions respectively. Her clients included large international investment banks and asset managers.

She then joined the international credit rating agency Thomson Financial Bankwatch (acquired by Fitch Ratings), where she served as Vice President and was responsible for assessing banks and banking systems in Russia, South Africa, Greece and Cyprus.

In 1999 she became Manager, Investor Relations and then Manager, Group Strategy in the Bank of Cyprus. In 2012, she set up her own practice as a financial consultant in the private sector and she has advised the Ministry of Finance in banking sector issues following the Eurogroup decisions of March 2013. She has served as a member of the Council of Economic Advisors to the President of the Republic of Cyprus from April 2013 to August 2014.

At end-November 2013 she joined Wargaming Group Ltd and has served in a wide spectrum of posts. Today she serves in the post of Chief of Staff to the company’s CEO.

She was appointed Member of the Board of Directors of Hellenic Bank on 24 December 2013. She is a Member of the Nominations / Internal Governance and Transformation Committees of the Bank’s Board of Directors.