Speakers

Dr. George Pamboridis

Minister of Health, Cyprus | Opening Speech

Dr. Markos Agathangelou

Dr. Agathangelou was born in Cyprus. Upon graduating from the Medical School in Athens University and his initial training in Cyprus Hospitals he travelled to South Africa where he acquired the specialty in Cardiology. In Johannesburg he trained, for several years, at Witwatersrand University by two well-known and respected international authorities in Cardiology, professors Leo […]

Dr. Petros Agathangelou

Dr Petros Agathangelou was born in 1961 in Famagusta, Cyprus. He studied Medicine at the University of Chicago in the US, he gained Bachelor’s degree in Human Physiology and subsequently he specialized in Cardiology. Since then, he operates as Consultant Cardiologist at Evangelistria clinic, Nicosia Cardiology Institute, American Heart Institute, as well as in his […]

Mr. Thomas Antoniou

Mr. Thomas Antoniou is the Chairman of the Board of  Directors of the Health Insurance Organization (HIO) in  Cyprus. Mr. Antoniou studied accounting and finance at  the University of North London. He has worked in several managerial positions from 1995 to 1999 and as a business management consultant from 1999 until today. His professional experience […]

Sara Burke

Dr. Sara Burke is a health policy analyst, working as a research fellow in the Centre for Health Policy and Management, in the School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin. She co-ordinates an Irish Health Research Board funded project called ‘Mapping the pathways to universal healthcare’. For six month between November 2016 and May 2017, Sara […]

Nicos Christides

National Sales Director General, Medochemie

Dr. Antonis Farmakas

Dr. Antonis Farmakas is a General and Mental Health Nurse. He holds a Master’s degree in Management of Health Units (MA) and a Ph.D in Health Policies. He is a Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) by the international body of counselors IC&RC/AODA and he is also a Cognitive Behavior Psychotherapist (CBT), member of BACP and vice […]

Dimitrios Florinis

Currently working as policy officer in European Commission, DG Health and Food Safety, Unit B1: Performance of national health systems. Previous experience: Health Counselor in the Greek Permanent Representation from 2009 to 2014. Chair of the Council Working Party on Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices (first half 2014). Research and Development unit 4th DYPE Macedonia and […]

Livio Garattini

Livio Garattini is the Director of the CENTRE FOR HEALTH ECONOMICS ANGELO & ANGELA VALENTI from its foundation. The Centre is involved in Health Economics and Health Care Management research. CESAV collaborates with public and private institutions or pharmaceutical companies and other health care organisations (Department of Health, Regional and Local Health Authorities, Hospitals, etc.). […]

Christina Giannaki

Director General, Ministry of Health, Cyprus

Christina Golna

Christina is a policy change management consultant with 19 years of experience in health policy analysis, development and messaging, value based strategic marketing of health technologies, design and management of large-scale public health change projects and evaluation and reporting of outcomes of health interventions. Christina graduated from the Law School of the University of Thessaloniki, […]

Antonis Kontemeniotis

MSc, Purchasing and Supply Directorate, Ministry of Health, Cyprus

Marios Kouloumas

Mr. Marios Kouloumas was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at the age of 10. He has been working in the Public Sector since 1983, and from 1993 has been working at the Nicosia General Hospital. For the past 17 years, he has been actively involved as a volunteer in the movement of people with RMDs, both […]

Dr. Andreas C. Kritiotis

Andreas Kritiotis is Chief Executive Officer at Universal Life Insurance plc and Chairman of the Insurance Association of Cyprus. He began his career in Germany with Bayer AG in 1986, where he quickly assumed management responsibilities in the Research & Development division. He returned to Cyprus in 1992 and worked in the Consultancy Division of […]

Ioannis Leontiou

Senior Nursing Officer, at the Ministry of Health currently appointed as Nursing Manager of the Accident and Emergency Department of the Nicosia General Hospital. Previous appointed posts: Medical and Public Health Services having an advisory role for the reorganization and development of the Ambulance Service in Cyprus. Appointed by the Minister of Health in the […]

Elias Mallis

Senior Economic Officer, Directorate of Economic Research and EU Affairs, Ministry of Finance

Christos Michaelides

Christos Michaelides was born in Limassol in 1959, he is married and father of three children. He studied at the Erlangen/ Nurenberg University in Germany Business Administration (M.B.A.), with specialization in marketing and operational research. With the completion of his studies, he worked in the Marketing and New Product Development Department of multi-national Uni Lever. […]

Nicos Middleton

Dr. Nicos Middleton, BSc Statistics and Operational Research (UCL, 1997), MSc Health Care Decision Analysis (LSE and LSHTM, 1998) and PhD Epidemiology (University of Bristol, 2004) is Associate Professor of  Health Sciences Research Methodology at the Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, Cyprus University of Technology. He has served as Head of Department (2015-2017) […]

Kyriakos Mikellis

President, Cyprus Association of R&D Pharmaceutical Companies, Business Manager, Pfizer Hellas Cyprus Branch

George Petrikkos

MD, PhD, Acting Dean, School of Medicine, European University of Cyprus, Professor of Immunology, Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Emeritus Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Helen Piera Isseyegh

Pharmacist graduated from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Physics and Mathematics School – Department of Pharmacy in 1983 Ample work experience having worked as a fist line pharmacist for several decades. Actively involved from various positions in committees related to the pharmaceutical profession and contribution in the improvement of many aspects related to […]

Nikos Polyzos

Nikolaos M. Polyzos   www.polyzosnikos.gr Sex: male | Date of birth: 21/03/1961 | Nationality: Greek 2014-today     2009-2014 Professor in Health Service Organizational Management Democritus University of Thrace, Greece Research Leader of various projects on NHS and pharmaceuticals Associate Professor in Health Service Organizational Management Democritus University of Thrace, Greece Department of Social Administration […]

Augoustinos Potamitis

President, Cyprus Association of Pharmaceutical Companies, General & Marketing Manager, A. Potamitis Medicare Ltd

Aris Sissouras

Aris Sissouras is a (Emeritus) Professor of Operational Research at the University of Patras, Greece, and Director of the Unit of Health Policy and Operational Management and Planning. He has been a member of the original team (Committee), which designed and developed the plan and law for the creation of Greek National Health System in […]

Kyriakos Souliotis

Kyriakos Souliotis is Associate Professor of Health Policy at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, the University of Peloponnese. He also teaches courses on health policy, health economics and health care management at the Medical School of the University of Athens and the Medical School of the University of Crete. From July 2017, he […]

Mamas Theodorou

Professor of Health Care Management and Health Policy, Open University of Cyprus

Marios Tsiakkis

Secretary General, Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Athos Tsinontides

Athos Tsinontides holds a Doctorate in Pharmacy from the Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy, a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (Honors) from the St. John’s University and a Master in Public Sector Management from the Cyprus International Institute of Management.  He is also a Registered Pharmacist in Cyprus and the State of New Jersey […]

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