Cyprus

Christodoulos Damianou
Director, BSc
Chris is a Director of International Tax and Executive Director at Eurofast and he specialises in international tax structuring and planning, including real estate structuring. Chris has over 25 years of working experience in tax consulting, working with local as well as multinational companies. Previously in his career he has served as the European Chairman of the 5th largest international accounting association in the world for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region as well as President of the Junior Chamber International of Cyprus. He is also a member of a number of international trade associations and a Board Member of some house-hold name companies. Chris is the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Montenegro in Cyprus.
Zoe Kokoni
Director, Eurofast Taxand
Zoe is a Director at Eurofast Taxand Ltd specializing in tax, payroll and labour issues. Zoe has extensive experience in Greek, Bulgarian and Cypriot immigration rules. She deals with citizenship and residency permits issues, provides advisory services to expatriates on taxation issues and employee benefits as well as social security issues. Zoe deals extensively with the payroll and employer services division offering services to multinationals as well as to regional companies in South East Europe and Eastern Mediterranean. Zoe is a member of Taxand Global Compensation Service line and a Board Member in Antea and is the Head of our Eurofast representation in a number of associations in Cyprus and Greece. Zoe is fluent in English and Greek.
Maria Savva
Director of Regional Operations, BA, MBA
Maria is the Director of Regional Operations of Eurofast. Maria graduated the Concordia University of Montreal, Canada, obtained her MBA at the University of Cyprus and joined Eurofast in 2004. Maria’s primary responsibilities include developing, creating and implementing the organisation's business development strategy including but not limited to customer strategy, building brand equity, knowledge management, business growth, qualifying new business opportunities and overseeing the expansion of Eurofast in South East Europe and Eastern Mediterranean. Maria works closely with partners and regional managers to ensure organisation targets are delivered across all functions including recruiting professionals, implementation of IT systems to ensure efficiency in information sharing between offices as well as monitoring financial and operating performance.
Maria Damianou
Director, Accounting Support Services
Maria is the Director of Accounting Support Services in Cyprus. Maria joined the firm in 1990 and is specialized in accounting, payroll, employer services, and indirect domestic tax and compliance services in Cyprus. She consults our clients on complex income tax, social security and withholding tax compliance requirements. Maria is responsible for the management of payroll services of clients located in multiple locations. Maria is the author and contributor of numerous publications specialized in employment and indirect taxation in Cyprus. Maria is fluent in Greek and English.
Katerina Charalambous
Client’s Relationship Manager, BA, MBA
Katerina has more than 14 years of experience in Big 4 in international business and corporate services. She held the position of a Senior Manager of the International Business Services Division of Eurofast Taxand Ltd and was leading the Mergers and Acquisitions Service Division providing advisory services regarding corporate finance, privatization of State owned companies and overall implementation of a sell or buy mandate. Currently she is the Compliance Officer of Eurofast Taxand Ltd and holds the position of Client’s Relationship Manager. She is a regular participant in various international and local conferences concerning tax and business related matters. Katerina spent her academic life in the UK. She holds a BA in Business Administration from Coventry University and an MBA in International Management from Exeter University. She is fluent in Greek and English.
Ifigeneia Pantelidou
International Business Services Division
Ifigeneia is an Assistant Manager of the International Business Services Division of Eurofast Taxand Ltd. She has an extensive experience on Cyprus tax issues as well as on Cyprus companies’ law. Ifigeneia is responsible for the preparation of the income tax returns such as IR1, IR4, and IR7 as well as the examination of tax assessments for individual and corporate clients. Additionally she is responsible for the opening of Tax Identity Card Number (TIC) of clients at the Cyprus Tax Authority, for the issuing of Tax Clearance and Tax Residence Certificates. Ifigenia speaks fluent English and Greek.
Eylem Philippou
Business Development Executive, BA
Eylem is a Business Development Executive at Eurofast Taxand Ltd. She is responsible for developing, creating, and implementing new business and marketing initiatives in all countries that the company operates in or have interest in. Her duties include researching and following up new business opportunities, identifying targets and networking; new products and service development; overseeing the development of marketing literature; initialising and supervising campaigns; event planning and organisation; preparation of business development reports and analysis; market research and analysis; and providing management with feedback. Recently Eylem has also overtaken the coordination of mergers and acquisitions activities of the group; searching for investors / targets and approach; price negotiation, contract negotiation and closing; and sourcing of capital. In the past Eylem has worked in various sectors in the UK and in Turkey such as finance, real estate, public relations and journalism. Eylem holds a BA (Hons) in Finance and Accounting from the Anadolu University in Turkey as well as certificates in English Language and diploma in PR from UK based institutions. She is fluent in Turkish and English and understands daily Greek Language at an intermediate level.
Andri Christodoulou
Corporate Administrator, LLB
Andri is a graduate of the University of Kent acquiring an LLB Law degree in 2007 and Member of the Cyprus Bar Association since 2008. Andri is a qualified lawyer and has worked at a law firm for 3 years with work involving mainly in litigation, presenting cases at court (Supreme, Family, Criminal, Civil Court), as well as preparation of legal documents and assisting clients with legal advice. Currently, she is a Corporate Administrator and a Legal Advisor, undertaking and overseeing the formation, administration of companies, completion of corporate documents, preparation of power of attorney, memorandums, articles of association, review of agreements and contracts. She is also involved in the dissolution of companies in Cyprus and offshore jurisdictions. Andri also deals with direct communication and dialogue with clients, including meetings, liaising with agents, external and internal advisors on various corporate matters. She also assists in running various projects / transactions on all stages.
Chryso Ioannou
Payroll Specialist
Chryso is Payroll Specialist at Eurofast Taxand Ltd. Chryso has joined the practice of Eurofast Taxand Ltd in 2000. She is responsible for payroll services and has a lot of years of extensive experience with local clients.
Yianna Georgiou
Senior Payroll Specialist, BSc
Yianna is Senior Payroll Specialist at Eurofast Taxand Ltd. Yianna has joined the practice of Eurofast Taxand Ltd in 2008. She is responsible for payroll services and extensive experience with international clients and local clients. During her 7 years with Eurofast Taxand Ltd, Yianna was focusing on accounting and payroll services. Yianna supervises a team of specialists who work on variety of payroll outsourcing projects. She holds a BSc in Accounting from the European University Cyprus and is a partly qualified ACCA.