Demetris Taxitaris is the General Manager of MAP S.Platis, a leading consulting firm in the provision of licensing, regulatory compliance, internal audit, risk management, human resource, executive training and other support services for regulated entities such as investment firms, banking and payment institutions and investment funds and their managers.
Demetris is also the founder and Chairman of Symmetria F.S. Ltd, a regulated Cyprus-based investment advisory, research and analysis firm, supporting a number of institutional clients, corporates and selected individuals.
From January 2001, he worked at Bank of Cyprus Group in Nicosia, being involved in the construction and management of the leading asset management and advisory unit in Cyprus, with local and international clients, individuals and institutionals, across all industries. He resigned in August 2013 as Head, Asset Management. Prior to that, Demetris worked at Deloitte in London where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, becoming a member of the ICAEW.
Demetris Taxitaris is a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (‘ICPAC’), a member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (‘CIFA’) and a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Cyprus International Investment Firms (‘ACIIF’). For a number of years, he has been an instructor in courses for the European regulatory framework for investments, covering fields such as MiFID, UCITS, AIFMD and Transparency. He served as a member of the Advisory Committee on Investment Funds of the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (‘CIPA’), a member of the Corporate Reporting Standing Committee’s Consultative Working Group of the European Securities and Markets Authority (‘ESMA’) and a Chairman of the Teachers Cooperative Credit Institution.
He holds a BSc. Mathematics with Statistics from Imperial College (first class honours) and a MSc. Mathematical Trading and Finance from Cass Business School (distinction).