Financial Services Professional, former Minister of Transport, Communications and Works
Experienced financial services professional an Entrepreneur with expertise in the Fintech, Technology and Shipping sectors. A true reformer which completed the privatization of Cyprus ports and the opening up of the Aviation sector during his term as a Minister.
Marios Demetriades was Minister of Transport, Communications and Works of Cyprus since March 2014. As a Minister he concentrated on the Maritime and Aviation sectors and recently completed the process of commercialization of the largest commercial port in Cyprus, Limassol, attracting international port operators like Eurogate and DP World. He is currently working towards the commercialization of the second largest port and the reforms of the Aviation, Merchant Shipping and Postal Services sectors.
Prior to become a minister, Mr. Demetriades held a managerial position at Piraeus Bank (Cyprus) for six years.
Prior to that he worked at Laiki Bank Group for approximately ten years.
Marios Demetriades studied Business, Finance and Economics in the United Kingdom (1990-93 University of East Anglia).
Since 2000 he is a member of the CFA Institute (Chartered Financial Analyst). Since 1996 he is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (Chartered Accountant) and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC). During the period 1993-96 he worked at the international firm BDO Stoy Hayward in London as a trainee Chartered Accountant.
From 1996 until 1998 he was manager of the Pafos local office of the international audit firm Ernst & Young. From July 1988 until August 1990 he served his military service at the National Guard.