Stelios holds a BSc(Economics) degree from UCL in London. From 1986 to 1990 he trained with Deloitte in London for his ACA qualification. In the period from 1991 to 1994 he worked as an Audit Manager with KPMG in Cyprus, before joining as Group Financial Controller an international investment group with controlling holdings in listed as well as private companies in the oil and gas industry, telecommunications, data management and hospitals.
In 2002 he joined HLB Afxentiou Ltd as a partner. Currently acts as the engagement leader for various audit and assurance engagements as well as advisory projects including business plans, financial due diligence for public listings and acquisitions, valuations, mergers, corporate restructuring and reengineering. In the past he acted as financial advisor for listings in the London AIM and other stock markets. Audit clients include financial services companies, banking, shipping groups based in Cyprus and abroad as well as various groups in the metals, education, real estate, internet and oil & gas industries.
Stelios is the Human Resource Leader of the Firm. He is an active member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus and served as Chairman and member of the Public Relations Committee for a number of years. He is a member of the Corporate Finance Faculty of ICAEW and a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment in the UK.