Constantinos Papantoniou

Constantinos Papantoniou2024-01-18T10:18:59+02:00
Andreas Tsangaris2024-01-05T08:13:22+02:00

Lecturer – BT


Andreas has a degree in Accounting from the European University Cyprus and is an Associate member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Andreas achieved a first-time pass in all subjects and was ranked first in Cyprus in the Final ACCA Professional level. He was also ranked first in Cyprus in paper P3 – Business Analysis


Andreas has been working in the profession in Cyprus since 2009.


Andreas joined Globaltraining in 2012, specializing in Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Ethics.

Pantelis Karonias2024-06-19T12:18:27+02:00

Lecturer – ATX


Pantelis holds a BSc in Accounting from the University of Cyprus.  He is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and he is a holder of the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT Qualification) which is awarded by the Chartered Institute of Taxation.  He is also a Certified Trainer of Vocational Training by the HRDA.

Work Experience

Pantelis has over 20 years of experience in Cyprus Taxation, International Taxation, Transfer Pricing and EU VAT, with a deep understanding of tax laws and regulations.  He has worked with international clients from various industries, including shipping, manufacturing, retails, software, and financial services, helping them transform their tax and VAT strategies.  He is keen at identifying planning opportunities and providing tailored advice to clients on complex tax/VAT issues.  Pantelis has a strong track record of successfully resolving tax disputes with tax authorities, providing expert opinions, and representing clients in tax audits.

Teaching Experience

Pantelis is an accomplished and well experienced lecturer for the tax papers of ACCA and ACA with more than 10 years of teaching experience.  He has also conducted numerous tax training seminars with emphasis on international taxation, transfer pricing, tax planning and VAT.  He was an ACCA tax examiner and currently he is an examiner for a renowned Global Tax Professional Body.

Adela Sova2022-07-11T09:29:59+02:00

Adela Şova is specialized in Financial Reporting, Audit and Assurance and Business Strategy, delivering classes for various international professional qualifications. Within the ACCA, Adela has supported students in their preparation for Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Audit and Assurance exams, for the last 11 years.

Adela is Head of Globaltraining Romania, ACCA ALP (Approved Learning Partner), heavily involved in supporting ACCA students and companies employing ACCA trainees and members, in achieving their goals.

Adela’s work experience (before joining Globaltraining 11 years ago), includes over 7 years in audit and financial services, and also covers domains like performance and variance analysis, and planning and budgeting, within an important telecom company.

In terms of her education, Adela has a degree in Economic Studies in Foreign Languages from Bucharest University of Economic Studies, and she is Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA), having joined the ACCA as member in 2009. Currently, Adela represents ACCA members in Romania in the ACCA’s International Assembly (an advisory forum to ACCA’s Council, which provides input to Council on strategy and development).

Olivia Parpa2022-04-28T09:18:37+02:00

Ms. Olivia Parpa 

Olivia Parpa has studied Law at Bristol University and then trained to qualify as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA). She obtained her practical experience at Langley & Partners in London and then started off her career as a CFO in a private company. She currently the Managing Director of a large financial institution in Cyprus, having also performed the role of the Compliance Officer as of 2009. Her current duties include overseeing the Compliance and Risk function of the financial institution and the application of the money laundering and corporate governance regulations.

Olivia is a long-standing associate of Globaltraining, having delivered lectures for many professional structured courses and seminars. Seminar topics that she has delivered in the past include the role of the Compliance Unit, the Money Laundering Unit and the Risk Unit as well as the application of the Corporate Governance rules of the Cyprus Stock Exchange. ACA courses delivered by Olivia for Globaltraining include Business & Finance, Business Strategy, Law and Case Study. Since the MiFID application in Cyprus 2007, she has been the leading Globaltraining lecturer for the Cyprus Investment Firm Employees’ certification issued by CySEC.

Thanos Christou2024-01-09T11:24:21+02:00

Lecturer – LW


Thanos is a Corporate Lawyer and AML compliance Officer  and a member of the Cyprus Bar Association. He graduated from the Law School of Democritus University of Thrace and completed his studies in the United Kingdom obtaining an LLM in Corporate Law and Finance.He is also a Certified Anti- money Laundering Compliance officer  by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) as he is a holder of CySEC AML Certification ,and a Nominated Advisor (NOMAD) for the Emerging Companies Market of the Cyprus Stock Exchange.Currently, he is at the procedure of his appointment as a Professional Member of the  International Compliance Association and he is completing his studies for the ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering – Int.Dip(AML).

Work Experience

His specialization is in the areas of Corporate and Business Law , Contract Law  and  Anti- money Laundering Compliance issues and  he has participated in a number of prestigious projects in his areas of his expertise both in Cyprus and abroad. He has also been invited to present topics by the Cyprus Bar Association and the European Law firm representing Cyprus in global conferences.

 Teaching Experience

Since 2017, Thanos is a principal Lecturer of Corporate and Business Law (LW) in professional courses (ACCA, ACA,) and an associate with Globaltraining,offering seminars and Law courses both in Cyprus and abroad for various legal matters with specialization in Company Law and Anti-Money Laundering Legislation.His in depth knowledge of the area and his talent of making difficult topics simplified has made his courses enjoyable and successful among students and participants have highly recommended him as a lecturer

Margarita Zervidou2022-04-06T15:45:38+02:00

Lecturer – PM & FM


Margarita has a Master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Nicosia and is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.


Margarita worked in the profession in Cyprus for three years before becoming a full-time lecturer for professional courses. She is a Principal Lecturer at Globaltraining.


Margarita has been teaching since 1991 in professional courses (ACCA, ACA, CAT, AAT), specializing in Management Accounting and Finance.

Marinella Georgiou2022-05-11T07:43:46+02:00

Lecturer – TX, AA, & AAA


Marinella has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting and Tax from the University of Houston in Texas and she is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. She has won the worldwide Prize Winner of P7 (Advanced Audit and Assurance) in June 2014, has jointly won First Place in Cyprus for P2 (Corporate Reporting Dec 2013) jointly Eighth Place in the World, and has been 1st Top Affiliate ACCA December 2014.


Marinella has been working in the industry and the profession for 15 years before joining Globaltraining. She has started teaching since 2015 and is now a full time lecturer specialising in AAA, AA, TX CY variant paper.


Marinella has a huge amount of teaching and lecturing experience and will guide you to pass the exam with the unique exam focused approach delivery of the courses.

Panos Kourouyiannis2022-04-06T15:46:37+02:00

Lecturer – FR & SBR


Panos has a degree in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University, an MBA from the Manchester Business School and is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.


Panos worked in the profession for six years and as a Financial Reporting Manager for a large commercial organization in Cyprus for two years. He then joined Globaltraining where he is now a Principal Lecturer.


Panos has been teaching since 2006 in professional courses at Globaltraining (ACCA, ACA, CAT, Seminars), specializing in Accounting.

Avraam Hadjihannas2022-04-06T15:47:03+02:00

Lecturer – SBL


Avraam has a vast teaching experience with a proven track record as he has been teaching since 1992 in professional courses at Globaltraining (ACCA, ACA, CAT, AAT, CIB, Seminars) specializing in Management and Strategy.

He has consistently achieved high pass rates well above the worldwide and Cyprus averages and his students have earned numerous prizes both in Cyprus and Worldwide. Avraam delivers extremely exam focused lectures for his subjects aiming at achieving a first-time pass for his students.


Avraam has a degree in Accounting Studies from the University of West London, a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from Henley Management College, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Brunel University and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus.


Avraam is a Deputy CEO of Globaltraining. He was the Head of ACCA studies across all Globaltraining centres for more than 20 years and is now in charge of the Corporate Affairs Division.

Before joining Globaltraining, Avraam worked for different audit firms in the UK and Cyprus, and as a Financial Controller in a large commercial organization in Cyprus.