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Mr. Bassam Al Jahoosh

CEO & Co-Founder Refalco International Investments

Mr. Al Jahoosh is a Co-Founder and the CEO of Refalco International Investments. With over fifteen years of experience in Developers & Construction industry at J.B. Jahoosh Builders Ltd, he has a vast knowledge in the area of property development and a full understanding of the demands and opportunities in the construction and property market.

He holds a degree in Islamic Studies, Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Master’s in Business Administration and has successfully completed courses in Leadership Development, HR, NLP and The Art of Persuasion.  As a President of Islamic Cultural Center in Cyprus since 2010, Mr. Al Jahoosh is working closely with authorities, public associations and mass media in programs of intercommunity cooperation.

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Mr. Costas Argyrides

Director Wealth, Brokerage & Asset Mgt Wealth Brokerage & Asset Management Div Bank of Cyprus

Mr. Argyrides joined Bank of Cyprus in May 2008. He currently holds the position of Director, Wealth, Brokerage and Asset Management. From 1993 – 2008 he held various positions with Laiki Bank Group, Group Treasurer, General Manager UK and Director Wealth Management. He holds a degree in Economics from Queen Mary College, University of London and a postgraduate degree in Shipping Trade & Finance from Cass Business School. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.

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Mr. Marios Loizides

Head Business Development Private Banking Wealth Brokerage & Asset Management Div Bank of Cyprus

Mr. Marios Loizides joined Bank of Cyprus in June 2015. He currently holds the position of Head, Business Development of Private Banking within the Wealth Brokerage & Asset Management Division. He held the position of Director of Wealth Management of Piraeus Bank Cyprus from 2008 to 2015. From 1998 – 2008 he held various positions with Laiki Bank Group in Cyprus and the UK.

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Mr. Marinos G. Gialeli

CEO, Hotel Employees Provident Fund

Mr. Gialeli holds a B.A in Management – Finance from the East Strasbourg University (USA) and an MBA in Investments from the Fairleigh Dickinson University (USA). He has worked for “Lieber and Weissman Securities LLC” in New York, “CLR Financial Services Ltd” and “Harvest Financial Services Ltd”.

As CEO of the Hotel Employees Provident Fund, Marinos Gialeli has delegated authority to direct and oversee the running of the Hotel Employees Provident Fund. His role includes advising the Trustee Board on the Fund’s strategy, implementing its investment and administration policies and setting and monitoring in-house administration and external investment consultants and investment managers.

As CEO he derives on his extensive pension and investment experience, gained from his fifteen year career in the sector, which is vital for the execution of his duties. His experience and knowledge has also been used in the past through several TV interventions and through local and international editorials.

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Mrs. Elena Karoula

Founder & Director elenakarouladesign.athensnicosia

Elena Karoula Design Athens-Nicosia was founded more than 20 years ago in Cyprus by Elena Karoula. As the head designer of the company, Elena is intimately involved with every project undertaken by the practice. She holds a Bachelor’s in Interior Architecture and Design (London, UK) and over the last twenty years has completed many projects in Cyprus, Greece, U.K. and Kuwait.

The realization that in our times, living and work requirements necessitate new parameters in style and space, has lead amongothers to the creation of a series of contemporary design such as: Offices for multi-national companies like “3E-Coca Cola”; “J&P-Avax Constructions”; “Abacus – Global Business Services”; The headquarters and the retail shops for the Aegean Baltic Bank; 5-star Hotels of individual design; Exceptional residentialdesigns for private clients; Customized designs for Real Estate Developers adding value to properties; Retail clients such as Dolce&Gabana, Jean Paul Gaultier outlets; Restaurant designs such as The Premier at Athens Intercontinental Hotel, are all fine examples of her successful presence in the design world.

More than ever in the design world, now is the time one feels the need to combine experience with the dynamism and trends of our times. We have the experience to deliver not just another design, but to express a novel contemporary concept originating from the individual requirements of our customers.

The practice has been recognized by numerous references in local and international publications andhas received a top award for Best Residential Property Interior.