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The CySEC is administered by a seven-member Board, consisting of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman, who provide their services on a full and exclusive employment basis, and five additional non-executive members.

All the persons that constitute the CySEC Board are appointed by the Council of Ministers following a proposal of the Minister of Finance. Their service is a five-year term. The service for all the members is renewable for five more years.

George Theocharides
George Theocharides (Chairman)
George Theocharides (Chairman)
15 Sep. 2021
Dr George Theocharides is the Chairman of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission. He is also the Chairman of the Committee for Economic and Markets Analysis (CEMA). The committee is part of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU's securities markets regulator. Dr Theocharides has extensive experience working in the wider financial sector.
Panikkos Vakkou
Panikkos Vakkou (Vice Chairman)
Panikkos Vakkou (Vice Chairman)
29 May. 2024
Panikkos Vakkou is the new Vice-Chairman of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission. He was a non-executive member at CySEC from January 2024 up to his appointment as Vice-Chairman. From September 2022 until May 2024 he was the Director of Operations and Credit Risk Manager at Haogen Technologies. He is also a CFA Charterholder. Previously he was a Director at RiskMatrix, Moody’s Analytics regional partner between 2016 and 2022. He has also an extensive background in banking.
Evanthia Tsolaki
Evanthia Tsolaki (Member)
Evanthia Tsolaki (Member)
23 Jan. 2019
Evanthia Tsolaki is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association and a lawyer in the Law Firm of George L. Savvides & Co LLC since 1999. She mainly practices Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution focusing primarily on Financial, Corporate and Commercial Disputes.
Spyros Ierotheou
Spyros Ierotheou (Member)
Spyros Ierotheou (Member)
12 Jul. 2019
Spyros Ierotheou is a lawyer and a member of the Cyprus Bar Association since 1997. He holds a Law degree from the University of Sheffield, UK, and a Master’s Degree in European and Comparative Law from the University of Maastricht.
Marios Papageorgiou
Marios Papageorgiou (Member)
Marios Papageorgiou (Member)
08 Oct. 2021
Marios Papageorgiou is an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) since 2012. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Manchester. He currently holds the position of Tax Manager at Melco Cyprus. Previously he worked as a Senior Tax Manager at Renaissance Capital (2018 – 2019) and as a Tax Manager at EY (2015 – 2018).
Vassilis Malikides
Vassilis Malikides (Member)
Vassilis Malikides (Member)
08 Jun. 2023
Vassilis Malikides is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and has extensive experience in the financial and shipping industry. He is Group Finance Director at OSM Thorne and has previously held managerial positions in SeaBird Exploration Plc and PwC Financial Services (Limassol). He holds a BA in Mathematics from Cambridge University.
Neophytos Lambertides
Neophytos Lambertides (Member)
Neophytos Lambertides (Member)
29 May. 2024
Dr. Neophytos Lambertides is a Professor of Finance at the School of Economics and Management of the Open University of Cyprus since 2024. He previously served as Professor of Finance in the Department of Commerce, Finance and Shipping at TEPAK and at Aston Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Cyprus, an M.Sc. in Financial Mathematics from the University of Warwick, and a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Cyprus.
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