DR NICOS MICHAELAS
Dr Nicos Michaelas is the managing director of Demetra Investments Public Ltd, the largest investment company listed on the Cyprus Stock Exchange. He oversees the operations and the investment portfolio of the company and manages investments across multiple asset classes including capital markets, real estate and private equity.
Dr Michaelas is also as member of the board of directors of Logicom Public Ltd, a global IT distribution and services company. He is also the chairman of NIPD Genetics Ltd, an innovative biotechnology company that specializes in non-invasive diagnostics.
Over the last 20 years, Dr Michaelas has been actively involved, at senior executive level, in a substantial number of mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, project financing and bank debt restructuring projects. He has also led the successful development of a number of large investment projects through the various phases of joint-venture formation of international partners, tender preparation and management, financing, engineering and procurement, construction and operation.
Dr Michaelas is a licenced asset manager and holds the Advance Certificate of the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission. He also holds a BA(Hons) in Industrial Economics from the University of Nottingham in the UK and a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Manchester Business School. In his early career he worked as an academic in the UK, researching/teaching business economics and financial management at Manchester Business School. Since the year 2000 he has been working in the investment management industry.