Savvas Poyiadjis Managing Director
Our firm is headed by Savvas Poyiadjis. After graduating with a First Class Honors Degree from the University of Manchester, Savvas joined PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in London at the Insurance and Investment Management assurance department. Upon his return to Cyprus, Savvas joined the International Tax Advisory department of PwC in Nicosia from where he left to set up Fidescorp.
At PwC in London, Savvas was managing the audit engagements of Private Equity houses, multinational insurance companies and investment management companies regulated by the FSA and SEC. While in PwC Cyprus, Savvas specialised on international taxation, being in charge of a large portfolio of international groups.
For Fidescorp, among other things, Savvas actively advises and assists clients on the set up of start-up companies, on corporate finance and restructuring transactions and on international taxation matters. Savvas is also active in the field of investment promotion and facilitation, investment migration and entrepreneurship. He currently serves on the board of several private companies in Cyprus and he is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Investment Migration Council, the global association for Investor Immigration and Citizenship-by-Investment.
Savvas is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA), a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a practicing member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC). He is also accredited mediator and a Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)
Elena Chrysostomou Audit & Accounting Manager
Elena graduated from University of Cyprus and holds a degree in Economics with minor in Accounting. After her graduation, Elena joined KPMG in Nicosia where she completed her ACCA qualification. During her 6.5 years of employment with KPMG, Elena was supervising the audit of a number of local and international companies, covering the consumer and service sectors. Elena specialises in the statutory audit of trading, investment holding and financing companies and has extensive experience in the preparation of financial statements in accordance with IFRSs.
Elena joined Fidescorp in January 2015 assuming the role of Audit and Accounting Manager. She now manages a large portfolio of local and international companies and oversees both the audit as well as the accounting departments.
Nicos Mina Accountant
Nicos has over 15 years of experience in top-tier accounting firms and acting as CFO and Finance Director for construction companies, trading and investment firms. Amongst others, Nicos handles the accounting, VAT, financial management, taxation, Social Insurance and other compliance matters for a portfolio of local clients.
Zoe Nikolaou Auditor
Zoe holds an Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts in Accounting with Finance from the University of Portsmouth and is currently studying towards her ACCA qualification. Zoe works in the audit department of Fidescorp and has gained considerable experience over the past years in the statutory audit of local and international groups and preparation of financial statements as per IFRSs.
Zoe is a student member of the Institute of Professional Chartered Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC).
Argyri Phylippidou Accountant
Argyri joined Fidescorp’s accounting department after having spent more than 10 years both in the industry as well as in the accounting profession. She now services a portfolio of local and international groups ensuring accounting, VAT and Social Insurance compliance.
Charalambos Charalambous Auditor
Charalambos is a holder of a Bachelor degree (Hons) in Accounting and Finance from a UK university and of a Post-graduate diploma in Management with specialization in General Management. He is also a qualified member of ICPAC (Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus), ACCA and a member of CIA Cyprus. Charalambos has extensive working experience in the banking sector as an accountant and internal auditor and in the private sector as an external auditor over the past nine years. Recently, at Fidescorp he is responsible for the audit of Cyprus and International companies as well as dealing with taxation issues of individuals’’
Maria Eleftheriou Legal Counsel
Maria acts as Fidescorp’s external Legal Counsel. Maria practices the profession but provides full support to Fidescorp’s team. Prior to practicing, Maria was an Associate in a top tier law firm in Cyprus where she dealt with litigation cases before the District Courts of Nicosia and the Supreme Court of Cyprus. She carries broad experience encompassing all aspects of commercial, corporate, banking and advisory work. With Fidescorp, Maria works on corporate transactions, structured finance, banking, compliance and corporate governance, investigations and insolvency, asset finance and corporate lending engagements. Maria also specializes in immigration law, working with investors, entrepreneurs and HNWI and assisting them in obtaining the Cypriot nationality by means of investment, permanent residency, work and other visa permits..
Svitlana Lambrou Corporate Administrator
Svitlana obtained a law degree from the Odessa National Academy of Law in Ukraine. She has over 8 years of broad experience in legal, corporate and banking operations, mainly with Amicorp Cyprus. Through her experience, Svitlana has excelled in team leading, corporate management and client relationship management, always working to ensure client satisfaction and delivery of quality services.
Martha Frantzi Accountant
Martha has graduated from the University of Cyprus with a degree in Primary Education and has completed the LCCI Higher diploma in Accounting and Finance . She is currently studying towards her ACCA qualification. Martha works in the accounting department of Fidescorp and is gaining valuable experience in learning the accounting procedures for local and international companies and preparing financial statements according to the International Financial Reporting Standards. Martha is student member of the ACCA and the Institute of Professional Chartered Accountants in Cyprus (ICPAC).
Costas Antoniou IT Manager
Costas Antoniou is an in-house IT Manager, He is of a Greek-Cypriot origin.
He holds a BSc degree in Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik (Uni Bremen) and Master in Information and Automation (Uni Bremen).
He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE+I), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP), Certified Allied Telesyn System Engineer/Router and Switched (CASE/RSB) and has experience in Datacentre Virtualization & Cloud Application Platform.
He has over 20 years experience in software engineering, software development, software architecture, software development methodology and practices, intranet, distributed application, and server systems
Apart from native Greek, he speaks English and German.
Andri Nicolaou Administrator / Office Manager
Having worked for a number of years in the insurance, fiduciary and investment services industry, Andri joined the Fidescorp team assuming the role of office manager and PA to the Managing Director. She also works closely with our banking partners, being the coordinator of all banking requests to and from our clients as well as KYC and AML compliance matters.
Ioulia Christodoulou Secretarial
Ioulia joined Fidescorp in 2016, whereas previously she used to work for a market research company. She has extensive experience in secretarial duties and as an office administrator. Ioulia holds an Office Administration Diploma and has also attended numerous secretarial and office administration seminars.