Dr. Sofronis Sofroniou, B.A. (Lond.), M.A. (KCL), M.Sc. (LSE), Ph.D. (UCL).
Executive Chairman & Co-founder
Dr. Sofroniou has over 35 years extensive worldwide experience in academia; Britain, USA and Cyprus. Early on in his career he acquired useful knowledge as a program assistant with BBC World Service and until recently he was Chief Examiner of Modern Greek GCE examination of the University of London. He is a founding member of what has by now become the largest private university in Cyprus, the “University of Nicosia” (previously Intercollege, founded in 1980). For more than 20 years he was the President of the Board of Governors at Intercollege, Nicosia, Cyprus. He was a member of the Preparatory Committee that lead to the establishment of the “University of Cyprus” in 1989, the first public university in the history of Cyprus. Among the many and varied challenging roles he was invited to perform, was that of special Advisor to the President of the Republic of Cyprus.
Chris Sofroniou, BSc Marketing, M.A. International Relations, MBA Human Resource Management.
Managing Director & Co-founder
Chris had been exceptionally active with student support services since his university days when he also served as president of the Student Union and Vice-president of the Intercultural Association. After graduation, he worked for a private college in Cyprus in the Departments of Training and Development and Student Recruitment. He is now the President of the Alumni Association of the American Academy, Nicosia, a prestigious and among the oldest private high schools in Cyprus and is also a member of the schools Board of Governors.
Despo Charalambous, BA Business (Hons) (CU, London), MSc Marketing (USAL)
Director of Public Relations & Marketing
Despo, after had worked as a tutor at Alderman Gallow Community College, U.K. Upon her return to Cyprus she was employed as Director of Student Affairs with a reputable private college in Cyprus; her office dealt with student counseling, marketing & recruitment. Until she joined our company she was challenged with the position of PR & Promotion Manager for one of the oldest and biggest trading companies in Cyprus. Its main activities are the importation, sale and distribution of consumer goods through all the trade channels of the market.
Nicoletta Agesilaou, BSc Psychology (MDX), MSc Psychology of Education (Lond.).
Senior Managing Educational Consultant
Nicoletta has an extensive field experience as a professional educational consultant and is involved with our company’s comprehensive developmental career guidance, counseling and university placement services. She maintains an open communication with our partner universities international offices.
Natasa Christou, BSc Psychology (MDX), MSc Psychology of Education (Lond.).
Senior Managing Educational Consultant
Natasa has an extensive field experience as a professional educational consultant and is involved with our company’s comprehensive developmental career guidance, counseling and university placement services. She maintains an open communication with our partner universities international offices.
Marianna Ioannou, ΒΑ in Marketing and Communication
Student Support Services coordinator
Marianna has a broad background of working with UK Universities and has been under the wing of Middlesex University, as the regional point of contact with an experience of over 5 years. She has also worked for one of the major developers in Cyprus as Marketing Executive. Marianna is involved with prospective students’ university application process. She monitors and responds swiftly and efficiently to all enquiries (electronic, telephone and personal interviews). Marianna is well informed and is instrumental in finding suitable accommodation for all students.
Monica Demetriades, B.A. (Hons) in Art from Middlesex University, London
Art and Design Education Mentor
Monica taught Art at the English School, Nicosia and operates her own Art Studio. She reviews portfolios and offers advice to prospective applicants who wish to study Art and Design at the tertiary level of education.
Ghiota Phili LLb (Hons), MBA
Greek Operations Director
Ghiota studied European Commercial Law and Economics at Coventry University in England. During her studies she was teaching Greek Language courses at the Greek School of Coventry and the Alderman Callow School and Community College. She pursued postgraduate Studies in England and America earning the MBA in International Management and Human Resources at the Universities of Birmingham and the University of California at Berkeley (USA), respectively.
Returning to Athens she worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and later in the Departments of Shipping, Banking and Finance, Logistics and Managerial Training.
In 2017 she became Greek Operations Director at Global, based at Maroussi with main responsibility the placing of Greek candidate students in universities and other institutions in Cyprus, Great Britain, USA and other countries.
Global Sports Division Manager
Κostas holds a BA (hons) in Accounting & Economics from the University of Kent (UK) and a MSc in International Banking and Financial Services from the University of Reading (UK). After his studies he returned to Cyprus where he worked for three years as a lecturer in Economics at a college in Larnaca and later worked as a financial advisor for 5 years. In the last few years he has been working in the wholesale trade of athletic items. He is a member of the Governing Council of the Athletic Club Digenis Akritas Morphou and a FIFA players’ Intermediary.
Κostas is in charge of the newly founded program of athletics related scholarships of our company Global S&C Education Services.