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New CySEC Chairman to open iFX EXPO International 2021

iFX EXPO International takes place Oct 4-6 in Limassol, Cyprus

iFX
EXPO International, Cyprus is set to be a headline show in the fintech and
finance calendar. And the show just got even more exciting. We are delighted to
announce that Mr George Theocharides, Cyprus Securities and Exchange
Commission’s new Chairman, will open the first exhibition
day
of the iFX EXPO International 2021!

About
CySEC

The Cyprus Securities Exchange
Commission, commonly known as CySEC, is the regulatory body for the
financial industry in Cyprus, which has the mission to exercise effective
supervision to ensure investor protection and a prosperous development of the
securities market. It’s a huge deal for brokers who need to adhere to
regulations and pay attention to updates.

About George
Theocharides

Dr George
Theocharides previously served as CySEC’s Vice Chairman from July 2020. As an
Associate Finance Professor at the Cyprus International Institute of Management
(CIIM) and Director of the MSc in Financial Service Programme from September
2010 until July 2020, he has extensive experience in the wider financial
sector. Prior to joining CIIM, he worked as an Assistant Professor of Finance
at the Sungkyunkwan University of South Korea from 2006 to 2010. In 2006, he
has also worked as an International Faculty Fellow at the Sloan School of
Management of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In the past, he
served as a member of the Board of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange
Commission a member of the Interim Board of Bank of Cyprus, Chairman of the
Board of the Cyprus Blockchain Technologies Ltd, as well as a member of the
Board of Directors of the Cyprus -Kuwait Business Association.

He also served
as the Chairman of the Board of Management of The English School, from July
2016 until July 2020, a member of the Training/HR Committee of the Cyprus
Investment Funds Association (CIFA), as well as a non-executive member of the
Board of Directors for organisations and companies in the financial services
sector. He is also an Associate member of the Chartered Institute for
Securities & Investment (CISI) and a Research Associate at the UCL Centre
for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT). Dr. Theocharides holds a degree of BΕng
(Hons) in Electrical Engineering & Electronics from the University of
Manchester (U.M.I.S.T.), an MBA from the University of San Diego and a PhD in
Finance from the University of Arizona.

We are
delighted to host George at iFX EXPO International Cyprus and eagerly await his
opening address and insights.

Don’t
Miss It!

Appointed
just last week, Mr Theocharides will deliver the
opening keynote speech – an absolute must-attend for every industry
professional. This year’s speech from Mr Theocharides follows an
eagerly anticipated iFX EXPO tradition, as Ms Demetra Kalogerou, former Chairwoman,
has opened the event with her keynote address over the years. 

Don’t
miss this momentous keynote speech on October 5 at
10:00-10:15 AM in the Speaker Hall at iFX EXPO Internationalat Parklane Hotel in Limassol.

Register
to attend the iFX EXPO International, Cyprus and check out our
exciting speaker panels
and
action packed agenda.

The
Ultimate Fintech Team

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