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Vice President, Cyprus Investment Funds Association

Panikos Teklos is the Vice President of CIFA and the Group CEO of a private financial conglomerate including a brokerage group, an electronic payments group and a wealth advisory group. Panikos has more than 20 years of international experience in Investment Banking (BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital and Citigroup in London, New York, Paris, Athens), Strategy, Consulting, Asset and Wealth Management. Prior to taking his new responsibilities in January 2021, he has spent 5 years at Deloitte as a Partner leading Risk and Wealth Advisory Services. Within this role he has setup and led the Funds Advisory services. Panikos is a specialist in Governance, Risk & Regulation matters, Financial and Capital Management products, structured solutions and business advisory for Financial Institutions and Corporates. He has extensively project managed and advised on Bank restructuring projects, Asset-Liability Management, Operational efficiency, best market practice benchmarking, Economic and Regulatory Capital calculation and effective hedges. Panikos is also an expert in multi-jurisdictional investment fund and asset management advisory and was involved considerably in the setup, structuring, capital raising and distribution of multiple types of Funds in various jurisdictions. Panikos is a certified Investment Advisor (Certificate in Investments, Securities & Financial Derivatives from SII) and registered in the CySEC Public Register as a holder of the Advanced Examination Certificate offered in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments. He holds a BSc in Economics from the University College London and an MSc Degree in Finance and Economics from London School of Economics and Political Science.

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