Marketing and Communication
Themis holds an MBA with specialization in the management of services and has wide experience in EU affairs, having been the Head of the Commission Representation in Nicosia immediately after the accession of Cyprus and up to Cyprus joining the euro area.
He has worked for many years as a journalist, travelling extensively to cover European affairs and Cyprus. He has also held managerial positions in the public sector in Cyprus for a number of years, including the post of Director General of the Cyprus public broadcaster CyBC and of Director of the Cyprus News Agency CNA. He is an enthusiastic advocate of international relations and cooperation and has served on the boards of the European Broadcasting Union (Geneva), the Organisation of Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators COPEAM (Rome), and the Association of Mediterranean News Agencies AMNA.
Themis is a Fulbright scholar and holds an MA degree in Communication from Stanford University, California, USA and a Bachelor’s in Classics and English from the National and Capodistrian University of Athens. He has also attended numerous seminars, workshops and conferences in Cyprus and abroad on management, marketing, public relations, professional ethics and corporate social responsibility. He has lectured in Cyprus and has consulted public and private enterprises, academic institutions and NGOs on these topics.
On the social level, he has been a Rotarian for 20 years, has received the highest award of Paul Harris Fellow, and has been instrumental in implementing humanitarian projects and building relationships internationally.