He is a versatile trainer who has conducted professional training seminars on IFRS, and a variety of business topics to corporate audiences in many countries including Poland, Hungary, Greece, Cyprus, Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Egypt, Abu Dhabi etc. Yiannos’ educational qualifications include a BSc in Business Administration, an MBA in International Finance from St. John’s University in New York, and various professional certifications.

He is a Certified Public Accountant (AICPA), a Certified Anti-money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS), and a Certified Financial Services Auditor (AIA). During his career Yiannos has held various managerial and executive positions in a number of multinational companies in Europe and the Middle East in a variety of industries. He is currently the Managing Director of Grant Thornton Funds Services (Cyprus), and leading the firms Regulatory Compliance services.