Marios Skandalis is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), a licensed member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (US), a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators – ICSA (UK) and a Certified Financial Consultant. He is also a Fellow member of the International Compliance Association (UK) and a professional member of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (US).
Today he is the Director of the Group Compliance Division of the Bank of Cyprus Group. His professional career commenced in 1995 when he served as an Audit Supervisor and a Senior Management Consultant with Ernst & Young in the South-Eastern European region. In year 2000 he moved to the Bank of Cyprus Group and took the post of Chief Financial Officer of the General Insurance of Cyprus for over a decade. He then took the post of Manager for the Organization of the Bank’s Overseas Operations until 2013 when he was appointed as Legal Representative and head of the Bank of Cyprus’ operations in Greece.
Mr Skandalis is the President of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus and the Vice-President and founder member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (Cyprus). He is the President of the Cyprus Integrity Forum and the former Executive Vice-President and founder member of Transparency International (Cyprus). He is also an appointed Board member of the Technical Advisory Board of the International Compliance Association (UK). He is an active anti-fraud/corruption and compliance professional and chairs or participates as key note speaker to related international conferences/forums in Europe.
Mr Skandalis is the winner of the 2016 Banker of the Year Award – Cyprus by the AI Magazine in the United Kingdom. He is also the winner of the 2017 American Academy Nicosia Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of his remarkable success and achievements in his chosen career of compliance, corporate governance and anti-financial crime.