Stelios Lazarou

Manager of the Limassol Office, Member of the Executive Committee

Experience

Stelios joined CPM in 2016 as the Manager of the Limassol office and is responsible for the overall management of the Limassol office operations, performance, and business development activities.

Stelios has worked for a number of years in Global Compliance Services of PWC in Cyprus where he gained international experience and had the opportunity to work with global groups of companies operating in the fields of oil and gas, shipping, financial services, real estate, medical services, securities, energy and trusts, gaining valuable experience in financial matters, tax and VAT legislation on a local and on an international scale as well as on corporate and compliance matters.

He afterwards expanded his career working as a senior accountant at a fiduciary service provider where he was personally handling a portfolio of more than 100 well diversified international clients. During this period Stelios was involved in large group restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, trading in financial instruments and other complex transactions and was successfully handling clients with hundreds of millions under management.

During his career Stelios has gained a wealth of knowledge in international, financial and tax legislation, and specializes now in the regime of Cyprus. His involvement in well diversified business activities has given him considerable expertise in management and financial reporting, business consulting and management, tax structuring and business development.

Stelios is a qualified Certified Chartered Accountant and member of the ACCA, ICPAC CISI and CYFA and he served as president of Tax and Legal committee of the latter for the period 2017-2018. Stelios currently serves on the social committee of the CISI.

Since 2017, Stelios delivers presentations in Cyprus on corporate matters of Accounting, VAT and Cyprus Tax.

Qualifications

BSc – Bachelor of Science in Economic Science (Patra University 2005) 

MSc – Master of Science in International Economics and Public Policy (Cardiff University 2006 - Distinction)

ACCA – Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (2014)

Professional Memberships

Member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC)

Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Member of Cyprus Fiduciary Association (CYFA)

Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments (CISI)

Languages

English and Greek

Email: Stelios.Lazarou@cpm.com.cy

Tel: + 357 25 345275