Cyprus-U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

Meet the Chamber

Executive Board
View Nicolas Nicolaou's profile
President
Nicolas Nicolaou is currently Chief Financial Officer at MANA Products, the world's leading contract and private label cosmetics manufacturer, based in Long Island City. Nicos previously worked at Unilever for 17 years, where in his most recent position served as CFO of the Pepsi/Lipton Partnership, a $500 million joint venture....
View Nicholas Karacostas's profile
Chairman
Nick Karacostas is currently a Senior Vice President with the Arch Insurance Group, working out of their corporate headquarters in New York City. Nick is responsible for the Customer Claim Center, which encompasses the Alternative Markets, Construction, Programs and National Accounts Claims groups, who utilize Third Party Administrators to handle...
View Michael Hadjiloucas's profile
Vice President
Michael Hadjiloucas is a Tax Partner with 20 years of experience. His expertise includes both domestic and international corporate tax, entity formation, acquisitions, reorganization and due diligence, as well as partnership transactions, inbound and outbound transactions, and taxation of foreign entities. Michael has extensive experience with review of corporate, partnership,...
View Petroula Lambrou's profile
Treasurer
Petroula Lambrou was born in the Bronx, New York. She attended Fordham University, where she received a Bachelors Degree in Public Accounting and a Masters Degree in Taxation. She currently works at Ernst & Young and provides tax services with a focus on asset management clients. She recently passed the...
View Maria Pappas's profile
Secretary
Maria Pappas M.D, SVP at Neuberger Berman, Greater New York City Area Financial Services, the firm manages equities, fixed income, private equity and hedge fund portfolios for institutions and advisors worldwide. With offices in 19 countries, Neuberger Berman’s team is more than 2,100 professionals and the company was named by...
Honorary Chairman
View Andreas D. Comodromos's profile
Founding President and Honorary Chairman
Andreas D. Comodromos was born in Vatili, Famagusta, Cyprus the oldest of six children. He immigrated to the United States in April of 1974 with his family and pursued a college degree. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from St. Peter’s College in 1978, with a B.S. degree in Accounting and...
Directors
View Christo's profile
At the age of 12, Christo started his apprenticeship at his family’s salon in beautiful Cyprus. During his teenage years, he ventured to Paris and advanced as a young talent for his Parisian clientele. By his early 20s, Christo lead a team of platform artists around the world to educate...
View Philip Christopher's profile
Philip Christopher is President and CEO of American Network Solutions, LLC, a firm providing special strategic consulting services to companies in the telecommunications industry, and beyond. American Network Solutions acts as the bridge between American and foreign companies, providing a comprehensive suite of services to aid in the importing and...
View Andreas Chrysostomou's profile
Managing Director of Duff & Phelps in NY
Andreas Chrysostomou joined Duff & Phelps in 2005. He is a managing director in the New York office and part of the firm's Financial Reporting practice. He is also the global leader of the Integrated Healthcare group. Andreas has more than 14 years of domestic and international corporate finance and...
View Demetrios Comodromos's profile
Demetrios received his Bachelor of Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2002, and a Masters in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University in 2004 and since 2010 has been a registered and nationally accredited Architect. Since leaving Rensselaer, Demetrios has worked for internationally renown practices such as, SHoP Architects, and...
View Theoharis David's profile
Theoharis David, born in Farmingdale, New York, received a B. Arch. degree from Pratt Institute and an M. Arch. degree from Yale University, where he studied with Paul Rudolph and Serge Chermayeff. He began his teaching career at Pratt Institute in 1969 and has served in several administrative positions, including...
View Dennis Droushiotis's profile
Dennis C. Droushiotis is the former Trade Commissioner in the United States for the Republic of Cyprus. Mr. Droushiotis holds a masters degree in International Economics from Columbia University. He established the first Cyprus Trade Office in the U.S. and implemented export promotion programs that saw Cypriot Exports to the...
View Peter Kakoyiannis's profile
Peter Kakoyiannis is a member of the firm of Eiseman, Levine, Lehrhaupt & Kakoyiannis. He has been admitted to practice law in New York 1975 and is a member of several Federal Courts including the Second Circuit. Mr. Kakoyiannis is a graduate of the Herbert H. Lehman College of the...
View Costas Kellas's profile
With an education in Operations Research and Statistics, Costas began his career in the banking industry as an operations research analyst specializing in developing computer models for a variety of commercial applications. Subsequently Costas' entrepreneurial spirit saw him leading and growing several successful information technology startups before co-founding Objecutive in...
View Maria Odysseos's profile
Vice President/Market Manager at Investors Bank, has been involved in banking for the past 25 years. She previously held posts as VP/Branch Manager at Community National and Sovereign Banks. She has been involved in the Astoria market and a community volunteer for the last decade and is an active member...
View Nikos Mouyiaris's profile
Nikos Mouyiaris was born in Athienou, Cyprus. He attended elementary and high school in Nicosia, Cyprus. After graduating from high school, he went to England where he resided for a short time, until he was able to acquire a student visa to come to the United States. He attended St....
View Vassos Vassiliou's profile
Vassos N. Vassiliou Vice President, Essent Guaranty Strategic Investments Vassos has served as Vice President Strategic Investments for Essent Guaranty since 2012 and is responsible for investing in residential mortgage structured products and related asset classes. Essent Guaranty is an insurance company approved by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Vassos...
Executive Director
View Despina Ioannou Axiotakis's profile
Despina Ioannou Axiotakis was born in Asgata, Limassol, Cyprus and emigrated to the United States with her family in 1956. She is the seventh of eight children of Kyriacos and Maria Ioannou. After graduating high school, Despina attended the Traphagen School of Fashion and worked at her father’s summer resort...
Legal Counsel
View Costa Kensington's profile
Costa N. Kensington’s father was born in Neon Chorion, Kythreas, Cyprus. Costa came from the UK to the United States in 1954. He is a member / stockholder in the law firm Anderson, Kill & Olick P.C. (with law offices in NY, NJ, CT, CA, PA and D.C.). Costa’s areas...
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