Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Jeremy Downward

Board Chairman | Aristeus Financial Services Ltd

Jeremy Downward is the Board Chairman and Executive Officer of Aristeus Financial Services Ltd, a fully regulated asset management firm in Cyprus.

George Saveriades, PhD

Board Member | Technical Director, Omnihealth LTD

Dr Saveriades holds a B.S., M.S. and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University, MA, USA. He has a strong background in mathematics and research experience in neuroscience.

Patrick Michaels

Board Member | Chairman, Zuri-Invest AG and President & CEO, Asty Capital AG

Michaels is the Chairman for Zuri-Invest AG. He is also the President and the CEO of Asty Capital AG. Furthermore, he was the Managing Director for Precious Capital AG from 2005-07 and 2008-14.

Antonis Antoniou

Board Member | Eurobank Cyprus

General Manager – Wealth Management & Global Markets of Eurobank. He is also a Board member of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA).

Stavros Pantziaris

Board Member | EY, Cyprus

Stavros Pantzaris is currently the Chairman of EY in Cyprus having served as Country Managing Partner during the period from 2015 – 2020. He was first employed at EY in Cyprus as a manager in 1994 and joined the partnership in 1998.

Anna Protopapas

Board Member | President and CEO Mersana Therapeutics

Since 2015, Ms. Protopapas has been the Chief Executive Officer of Mersana, a start-up biotech company developing novel therapies for cancer patients.


Alix Weldon

Board Member | Head of Global Philanthropy at Mohari Hospitality and the Scheinberg Relief Fund

Ms Alix Weldon is responsible for developing and directing philanthropy for Mohari Hospitality, a global investment company.

Maria Markidou Georgiadou

Managing Director | Ex officio member of the Board

Ms Maria Georgiadou is the Managing Director of Cyprus Seeds, responsible for the design and implementation of the program.

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Harry G. David

Board Member ꟾ Chairman, Frigoglass S.A. & Board Director, Anastasios G. Leventis Foundation

Harry David earned his BS from Providence College and began his career as a certified investment advisor with Credit Suisse in New York. He then served in several executive positions within Leventis Group Companies in Nigeria, Greece and Ireland.