People are at the heart of what we do.

Pafilia brings together the finest creative minds from many disciplines. Breadth of experience makes us good at what we do. Breadth of opportunity makes it a great place to work.

Michalis Frangou
Group Design, Construction and Technical Services Director

Michalis holds a BEng, an MPhil and a PhD in Civil and Structural Engineering from Sheffield University in the UK. He is a member of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK)....

Michalis holds a BEng, an MPhil and a PhD in Civil and Structural Engineering from Sheffield University in the UK. He is a member of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK).

As a Professional Civil and Structural Engineer with more than 25 years of experience in Construction, Project, and Contracts Management both in Cyprus and abroad, he has worked with high calibre companies for the development of multimillion-euro projects for Infrastructures, Large Buildings and Hotels. Michalis has also been appointed to many key roles in which he provided his extensive knowledge and experience to the overall success of the business.

Michalis has undertaken the role of Group Design, Construction and Technical Services Director at Pafilia. He is supported by a large team comprising professional Engineers, Architects, Quantity Surveyors and other professionals.

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Lucy Nicolaou
Group HR Director

Lucy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Accounting from Brunel University in the UK, and she is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. She also serves as a...

Lucy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Accounting from Brunel University in the UK, and she is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. She also serves as a Tribunal Court Member.

Lucy is a seasoned Human Resources Professional with over 35 years of corporate experience in HR Business Partner Leadership roles across Europe and the Middle East and Africa regions. She has held senior leadership roles at a number of major global companies covering more than 40 countries and 8000 employees, and has created pivotal business partnerships in building and managing the organisations’ human capital.

As Group HR Director of Pafilia, Lucy’s key responsibilities are to ensure that the Group attracts, develops, assesses, rewards and retains high-quality talent to support the company’s growth objectives that are in line with its mission, values and culture.

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Simos Simillides
Commercial Director

Simos holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University in the US and an MBA in Marketing from Nova South-Eastern University in Florida. He has been a...

Simos holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University in the US and an MBA in Marketing from Nova South-Eastern University in Florida. He has been a valued member of the Pafilia family for almost twenty years, during which time he has held the positions of Sales Director, Sales and Marketing Director and most recently the position of the Commercial Director.

His mission as Commercial Director is to maintain Pafilia’s position as the Market Leader in Real Estate sales in Cyprus. He manages a multicultural team based in offices across the world, with the aim to penetrate new markets and create awareness of the many investment opportunities found in both Cyprus and Greece. Among his current priorities is the successful launch of NEO, Pafilia’s newest flagship project, to both local and overseas markets.

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Doros Theodorou
Director of Property Management (Blue Orange)

Doros holds a Dipla of Hotel & Tourism Studies from the University of Economy & Commerce in Bologna, Italy. A seasoned service industry professional, with experience in Leadership, Customer...

Doros holds a Dipla of Hotel & Tourism Studies from the University of Economy & Commerce in Bologna, Italy. A seasoned service industry professional, with experience in Leadership, Customer Sales, Strategic Planning and Business Development, Doros is also fluent in four languages: Greek, English, Italian and German.

He boasts 20 years of experience in the Services industry, having worked as a Hotel Manager in a number of 4 and 5 star hotels, as well as at Austria’s largest Travel & Tourism Agency, ITAS, in Vienna.

As Director of Property Management, Doros manages a team of 80 employees whose ultimate goal is to ensure clients’ peace of mind, and maintain Pafilia’s spot within the leading Property Management businesses in Cyprus.

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Valentina Pappou
Group Finance Director

Valentina is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW). She holds a BSC in Public and Business Administration from the University of Cyprus and she is a...

Valentina is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW). She holds a BSC in Public and Business Administration from the University of Cyprus and she is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus and a member of the Cyprus Institute of Internal Auditors.

She has more than 20 years of solid experience and a proven track record in the financial sector. She built her career on the premise of internal audit and finance during which she was appointed in key positions in well-known organizations. She has extensive Board and Audit Committee experience in public and private companies.

At Pafilia, Valentina holds the role of the Group Finance Director. Her mission is to overview all the financial transactions ensuring effective financial management and reporting. As a key member of the Strategic Management Team, she is directly involved in the strategic growth of the organization.

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Kikis Theodotou
Group Operations Director

Kikis holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Systems Sciences from the Business School of City University of London and a Diploma in Social Sciences from Queen Mary and Westfield College...

Kikis holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Systems Sciences from the Business School of City University of London and a Diploma in Social Sciences from Queen Mary and Westfield College University of London.

He has wide experience in operations, strategic management and management problem solving techniques. Kikis has built his career on the premises of general management and as such he has proved to be valuable asset to companies and organizations in retail, food processing and hospitality and consulting.

At Pafilia, he holds the role of Group Operations Director. He is responsible for the daily operation of all the Pafilia offices, the maintenance of the company’s premises and its technological infrastructure. He also leads a large team formed to design, plan, coordinate and execute the implementation of the Company’s electronic archive system and data management control system.

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Alexis Charalambides
Group Procurement Manager

Alexis holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Salford, Manchester UK and a Master’s Degree in Organization Development from the Sheffield Hallam...

Alexis holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Salford, Manchester UK and a Master’s Degree in Organization Development from the Sheffield Hallam University UK.
He has a vast experience in the field of construction and operations spanning a period of 15 years. He currently holds the position of the Group Procurement Manager.
As Group Procurement Manager, Alexis is responsible for the smooth implementation of procurement processes related to all construction projects according to the specific requirements and specifications necessary for the proper execution of Works. He is also part of the supervising teams for the works associated to the construction of ONE and NEO Limassol projects while at the same time ensuring smooth communication between the various Project stakeholders.

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George Christou
NEO Project Manager

George holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the UK. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer (Engineering Council UK), a Fellow of the Institute of Civil Engineers (UK) and a Member of...

George holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the UK. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer (Engineering Council UK), a Fellow of the Institute of Civil Engineers (UK) and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) with extensive experience in Project Management.

George is a Professional Engineer with more than 35 years of experience in Cyprus and in the Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Qatar and UAE). He has worked overseas with International Construction Companies where he has managed multibillion dollar projects for Infrastructures and other Building projects. He has held the roles of Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Projects Director and Chief Operating Officer.

At Pafilia, George has undertaken the role of Project Manager for the NEO Project in Limassol, and he is supported by a large team of professional Engineers, Architects, Quantity Surveyors and other disciplines.

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Neofytos Constantinou
Project Manager of the ‘ONE Tower Limassol’

Neofytos Constantinou holds an MSc from the University of Surrey and a Diploma from the National Technical University of Athens. He is an active member of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical...

Neofytos Constantinou holds an MSc from the University of Surrey and a Diploma from the National Technical University of Athens. He is an active member of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK).

Neofytos has a wide range of experience in Civil and Structural engineering design and a deep knowledge of the construction of civil and building projects. He began his career in 1980, having undertaken a variety of engineering roles abroad, designing concrete and steel structures. Upon his return to Cyprus, he held a number of management positions, during which time he executed a range of building projects and Civil/Infrastructure Works (Dams, Reservoirs, Bridges, Irrigation Projects, Highways, Cement Factory, Desalination Plant, Ports etc).

At Pafilia, Neofytos is the Project Manager of the ‘ONE’ Tower in Limassol, one of the company’s flagship projects, and he is tasked with leading the project management team.

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Andrew Theodosiou
Sales Manager

Andrew received a Degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of South Africa, followed by the successful completion of his Trainee Articles. He then entered the commercial field,...

Andrew received a Degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of South Africa, followed by the successful completion of his Trainee Articles. He then entered the commercial field, where he ran his own businesses for a number of years.

Andrew relocated to Cyprus, and joined Pafilia as a Property Consultant. His expertise in the field of Sales led him to the position of Sales Manager.

Today, Andrew manages and coordinates a large sales team of property consultants. He is responsible for reviewing the sales process to ensure that all resources are being fully utilized and the best possible service is provided to clients. Customer care is an integral part of his responsibilities as Sales Manager and Andrew is on hand throughout the negotiation and agreement procedures, contributing his vast experience and expertise to make sure that clients are left satisfied, and sales targets are successfully met.

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Loizos Andreou
Project Manager, Minthis

Loizos received an MSc and PhD degree in Civil Engineering from the RUDN University in Moscow, Russia. His career in the construction industry began in 1994. He worked as a Structural Design...

Loizos received an MSc and PhD degree in Civil Engineering from the RUDN University in Moscow, Russia. His career in the construction industry began in 1994. He worked as a Structural Design Engineer for eight years before moving on to work on several large-scale construction projects as a Site Engineer and Project Manager.

He joined Pafilia as Project Manager of Minthis and has been responsible for overseeing the dynamic advancement and development of one of Cyprus’s most prestigious projects. He supervises a large team of professionals through the various crucial stages of the project’s development, including the construction of the Village Square and Wellness Spa, as well as the project’s large residential complexes and infrastructure projects.

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Stelios Vrachimis
Minthis Design Manager

Stelios completed his BA in Architecture at the University of Nottingham, UK before moving on to obtain his Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Design and Management from Brighton University,...

Stelios completed his BA in Architecture at the University of Nottingham, UK before moving on to obtain his Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Design and Management from Brighton University, UK.

Stelios is also a member of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK) and the Cyprus Architects Association. He has built an extensive career in Design and Consulting, and led his own Architectural Practice for many years, during which time he spearheaded and led the design of a diverse portfolio of projects.

His office practice specialised in Energy Efficient Architecture, Lighting Design and Residential Developments. At Pafilia, Stelios currently holds the position of Design Manager at MINTHIS, leading a large team of Architects and Designers, as well as managing design projects with well-known external design consultant teams.

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Evis Hadjipetrou
Director of China Market

Evis holds a BSc in Accounting and Finance and an MSc in Analysis Design and Management of Information Systems from the London School of Economics and Political Science in London. He has...

Evis holds a BSc in Accounting and Finance and an MSc in Analysis Design and Management of Information Systems from the London School of Economics and Political Science in London. He has extensive experience working in the real estate and banking industry, having begun his career in finance at global financial institutions in the UK and Singapore, where he handled Foreign Exchange Operations and Cash Management Sales for Global Relationship Corporate Banking.

His international experience led him to his initial role of Sales Manager at Pafilia for the markets of Russia and Scandinavia. Evis has now taken on the role of Director of China Market, managing a team of professionals based in local offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, whose goal it is to identify business development opportunities and contribute towards the company’s annual sales goals.

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Barry Winter
Director, South East Asia

Barry lived and worked in the UK, where he gained experience in a number of high profile managerial positions, with a specific focus on Sales and Business Development, Customer Support,...

Barry lived and worked in the UK, where he gained experience in a number of high profile managerial positions, with a specific focus on Sales and Business Development, Customer Support, Operations and Quality Control.

Since joining Pafilia, Barry splits his time between Cyprus and Vietnam, as Director for South East Asia. Highly skilled in the Sales and Business Development for this region, Barry manages the Pafilia team of South East Asia who are responsible for further developing the company’s business in the region, maximising sales and ensuring commercial success and business growth. Barry frequently travels throughout the region, providing his expertise and support to key partners and associates in Asia, assisting them with real estate matters such as purchasing of a property in Cyprus as well as with immigration services.

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Alexander Beeston
South China Area Manager

Alexander holds a Higher National Diploma from the University of Wales and a degree in Business Administration from Wolverhampton University in the UK. Throughout his 20-year career, he has...

Alexander holds a Higher National Diploma from the University of Wales and a degree in Business Administration from Wolverhampton University in the UK. Throughout his 20-year career, he has accumulated a wealth of experience in the real estate industry, having held key positions with a number of major developers and real estate companies both in Cyprus and abroad.

Alexander initially joined Pafilia as a Senior Property Consultant prior to relocating to China in the position of South China Area Manager. Heading a team of Business Development Managers, Alexander is responsible for the planning, promotion and management of the company’s operations in South China, exploring new prospects and opportunities, setting business objectives and implementing strategies that will improve market share and ultimately contribute towards the development of annual sales goals.

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Marianna Efstathiou
Group HR Manager

Marianna completed her BSc in Business Administration at the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki, Greece, and obtained her MSc in Human Resource Management at the University of Surrey in...

Marianna completed her BSc in Business Administration at the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki, Greece, and obtained her MSc in Human Resource Management at the University of Surrey in the UK.

She also holds an MBA from the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM). She is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and an active member of the Cyprus Human Resources Association (CyHRMA). Marianna has accumulated an extensive experience in Human Resources of over a period of 10 years across a number of local and multi-national organizations and industries.

She joined Pafilia as Group HR Manager and works closely with the business leaders to help identify areas of opportunities while continuously improving the company’s human resources procedures and processes and supporting departmental goals and HR best practices. She is also responsible for managing all the HR activities to achieve profitable growth and co-operation in line with the business strategy.

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Aristos Eliades
Business Development Manager/Head of Limassol Sales Office

Aristos holds a BA in Financial Economics and an MSc in Banking and Finance from the University of Leicester. Throughout his career, he has been actively involved in real estate and investment...

Aristos holds a BA in Financial Economics and an MSc in Banking and Finance from the University of Leicester. Throughout his career, he has been actively involved in real estate and investment immigration, and boasts extensive experience in advising and assisting individuals with their investment needs in Cyprus. Beyond the realm of real estate, Aristos also has broad knowledge of the fields of economics, finance and statistics.

Aristos currently holds the dual role of Business Development Manager and Head of the Limassol Sales Office at Pafilia. As Business Development Manager, he is responsible for all operations that allow the company to achieve its business objectives. This means identifying new opportunities that will help further the company’s business and sales goals, implementing strategies to improve market share, and assisting in reaching the annual sales targets.

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Maria Tsangaridou
Legal Advisor

Maria holds an LLB (Honours) and a Master’s Degree (LLM) in European and International Business Law from the University of Leeds. She has been a member of the Cyprus Bar Association since...

Maria holds an LLB (Honours) and a Master’s Degree (LLM) in European and International Business Law from the University of Leeds. She has been a member of the Cyprus Bar Association since 2011.

Prior to joining Pafilia, Maria successfully completed her practice and worked as a lawyer in well-known Law Firms in Nicosia and Paphos.

At Pafilia, she currently holds the position of Legal Advisor of the Group, and is also the company’s Data Protection Officer. Alongside a dedicated team comprising of a Junior Legal Advisor and Legal Assistants, Maria is responsible for such areas as real estate investments, immigration through investment, banking law, corporate and commercial law, IP, legal auditing of internal procedures, identification and management of legal risks, training and educating staff on legal responsibilities and evidential issues, and monitoring of data management procedures and compliance within the company.

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Michelle Taliotou
Marketing Manager

Michelle is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. She has been a valued member of the Pafilia family for 17 years, during which time she has gained a wealth of experience and a deep...

Michelle is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. She has been a valued member of the Pafilia family for 17 years, during which time she has gained a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the company itself, its market, and the industry as a whole.

Michelle’s greatest strengths are her creativity, drive, innovation and leadership, while her commercial acumen and qualifications enable her to deliver outstanding marketing results.

She currently holds the position of Marketing Manager at Pafilia, and is directly responsible for the brand image, marketing collateral and promotion of Pafilia Property Developers and its subsidiary companies and products.

Her team is responsible for social, print, public relations, creative, advertising and digital marketing. She is a key member of the Commercial Leadership team that drives forward the development of Pafilia’s strategic objectives.

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Ernesto Ruiz Leon
Chief Architect, Minthis

Ernesto holds an MSc in Architecture from the Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture in the Ukraine and he is a member of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK)....

Ernesto holds an MSc in Architecture from the Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture in the Ukraine and he is a member of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK).

A multicultural professional who is fluent in four languages – Spanish, Greek, Russian and English – Ernesto has a wealth of experience in architecture, with a career that spans 32+ years. He has been involved in the design and construction of a variety of significant residential, hospitality and industrial projects both in Cyprus and abroad.

Ernesto is Pafilia’s Chief Architect at Minthis. He is responsible for designing and developing the custom-built residences and was the company’s main point of contact during all client interactions at the initial stages of the project’s design. His mission as Chief Architect is to ensure that company values are implemented fully and that each aspect of design and construction reflects the high aesthetic quality for which Pafilia is known.

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Marios Vanezis
Minthis Interior Designer and Customer Care Manager

Marios has a BSc in Interior Design and an MSc in Interior Design - Environmental Psychology, from the Instituto Europeo Di Arti Operative in Italy. He is a design and construction professional...

Marios has a BSc in Interior Design and an MSc in Interior Design - Environmental Psychology, from the Instituto Europeo Di Arti Operative in Italy. He is a design and construction professional with more than 12 years of experience in the industry. He built his career working for some of Cyprus’s most renowned companies as Client Project Manager, Customer Care Manager and Head of Interior Design. He then found his own Interior Design practice. As such, Marios has vast experience in designing both commercial and private residences, as well as consulting on technical specifications.

At Pafilia, Marios has taken on the dual role of Interior Design Manager and Customer Care Manager at Minthis. He heads the Minthis Customer Care Team, whose mission is to safeguard the output and concept of the Minthis interior design products, and ensure outstanding customer service throughout.

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Michalis Fanis
Project Manager, Classic projects

Michalis holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Aristotelio University in Greece, as well as a Master’s Degree in Seismic Engineering and Earthquake...

Michalis holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Aristotelio University in Greece, as well as a Master’s Degree in Seismic Engineering and Earthquake Resistant Constructions from the Open University of Greece.

He has a solid 20 year career path, specializing in Civil and Structural Engineering, with particular emphasis on buildings and luxury apartments and villas, and a strong background in project management, scheduling and planning concepts.

Michalis has extensive experience working on a variety of projects with Pafilia, having taken on the position of Project Manager in 2002. He has managed large scale projects of 300+ units across Cyprus, which has included apartments, villas and shopping centres. As Project Manager, Michalis is responsible for planning, coordinating, and overseeing the entire process of construction projects from start to finish, ensuring budgets and timelines are upheld without sacrificing quality.

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Andrea Lindsay
Minthis Brand Manager

Andrea graduated with a Degree in Business and Marketing at the University of West of England, which she then followed with the Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma. Upon completion of her...

Andrea graduated with a Degree in Business and Marketing at the University of West of England, which she then followed with the Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma. Upon completion of her studies, Andrea pursued a career in Bristol and London as an Account Director for some of the largest global creative advertising agencies, including Publicis, TWBA and WPP.

Here she gained international experience by working on through-the-line communications from TV commercials, to online, web, press and outdoor advertising campaigns for clients such as Renault, Cadbury, Nissan and Sony.

After moving to Cyprus, Andrea joined the Pafilia Marketing Department undertaking the role of Brand Manager for Minthis. In this role she is responsible for developing the brand strategy and marketing initiatives, ensuring consistent communication, creating engaging content and producing print materials for all areas of the Resort.

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Nikoletta Philippou
Technical Manager, Classic projects

Nicoletta holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Structural and Roadway Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the Budapest University of Technology in Hungary. Since 2002 she...

Nicoletta holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Structural and Roadway Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the Budapest University of Technology in Hungary. Since 2002 she has gained extensive experience in the construction industry, having worked as a Project Supervisor in a residential and commercial business in Limassol prior to joining Pafilia.

At Pafilia, Nikoletta holds the dual role of Land, Development and Technical Services Manager. She is responsible for managing the company’s Technical and Land and Development Services, ensuring that the construction design and execution is supported in the best possible way, from technical input and design, to costing and budgeting, quantity surveying, and optimal supply chain performance. This means providing guidelines for project priorities, preparing cost plans, and coordinating the work flows for all projects, as well as monitoring the overall cost performance of projects and assessing any deviations from these cost plans.

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Nicholas Theoklitou
Senior IT Manager

Nicholas holds a Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece. Throughout his career path, he has gained wide international experience in...

Nicholas holds a Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece. Throughout his career path, he has gained wide international experience in the design and development of software as well as in IT Project Management.

Nicholas joined Pafilia as Senior IT Manager, leading the design, development and implementation of IT initiatives which aim to create both customer and business value. His mission is to positively influence and direct Pafilia’s IT infrastructure and applications development to ensure that key business strategies and processes are driven by systems that enable change, growth and sustainability. He leads a team of IT professionals and programmers.

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Marat Khabiev
Switzerland and Russia Country Manager

Marat holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from the Ufa State Petroleum Technological University (USPTU) in Russia and an MBA Degree from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland,...

Marat holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from the Ufa State Petroleum Technological University (USPTU) in Russia and an MBA Degree from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, specializing in Banking and Finance.

Marat has extensive experience in Business Development, particularly in the Banking Sector and Asset Management. His expertise spans the Swiss and Russian markets, and he has built a career in Wealth Management at one of Switzerland’s leading banks, during which time he gained a deep understanding of portfolio management and wealth consulting.

At Pafilia, Marat has taken on the position of Switzerland and Russia Country Manager.

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