Our People

IMG 8232PhotoshopedFinal AP scaled Augoustinos Papathomas, FCA

Augoustinos Papathomas, FCA Senior Partner

Augoustinos is the senior partner of APP Advisory. Augoustinos trained as a Chartered Accountant in the United Kingdom. Following his return to Cyprus after five years of working in the UK, he spent three years as a manager with Deloitte. In 1994 he established his own audit practice, before joining Grant Thornton where he served as a partner and senior partner for 18 years. He has carried out some of the highest profile receiverships and liquidations of the country in recent years, including the liquidation of the flag carrier airline Cyprus Airways.

Augoustinos has a BSc and BEng in Engineering, Manufacture and Management from U.M.I.S.T. the University of Manchester. He is an FCA and a licensed Insolvency Practitioner.

Costas Costas Spyrides, CFA

Costas Spyrides, CFA Partner

Costas joined APP Advisory in 2020. He has extensive international corporate finance experience, having worked as a manager with Deloitte LLP and as a senior manager with Eight Advisory LLP in London, and previously with Grant Thornton in Cyprus. He has advised on transactions, project finance and valuation engagements for international corporate and private equity clients, with a focus on the energy, infrastructure, financial services and technology sectors.

Costas has a BEng in Mechanical Engineering and an MSc in Sustainable Energy technologies from the University of Southampton. He is a CFA Charterholder, and holder of the CySEC Advanced certification.

IMG 8208PhotoshopedFinal CP scaled Christina Papathomas, ACA

Christina Papathomas, ACA Partner

Christina joined APP Advisory in 2021.  Christina trained as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte LLP in  London and worked with the firm for 8 years. She has experience working with both listed and large private Groups, specialising in the infrastructure and real estate industries. She has excellent technical financial reporting knowledge under IFRS, UK GAAP and US GAAP  and she was a member of the Deloitte Professional Standards Review team.

Christina has an MSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Bristol. She is a member of the ICAEW.

IMG 8186PhotoshopedFinal NCh scaled Neophitos Christodoulou, FCCA

Neophitos Christodoulou, FCCA Manager | Financial Advisory

Neophitos joined APP Advisory in 2020 as a manager. He has extensive banking sector experience, including 8 years in senior roles in Finance and Corporate Departments, specialising in financial analysis and the review of Financial Statements, the preparation and review of budget & forecasts, regulatory reporting, and other corporate finance matters.

Neophitos has a BSc in Economics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is a fellow member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) since 2015.

IMG 8188PhotoshopFinal CT scaled Costas Tziepras

Costas Tziepras Manager | Insolvency

Costas joined APP in 2019, having worked for a number of years in large insolvency practices.

Costas has been involved in a large number of formal insolvency processes (Receiverships, Administrations & Liquidations) across industries including Aviation, Construction & Development, and Real Estate. He has extensive knowledge of the governing legal and regulatory framework, and hands on experience of all aspects of carrying out insolvency proceedings, safeguarding assets, dealing with and reporting to various stakeholders, and maximising recoveries.

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Irene Kapsi, FCCA Manager | Assurance

Irene joined APP in 2018, having previously trained with and worked for a number of years at Grant Thornton. She has extensive experience working with large corporate clients in the infrastructure, shipping and construction sectors.

Irene holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Cyprus. She is a fellow member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA).

IMG 8146PhotoshopedFinal IS scaled Ifigenia Strati, ACCA

Ifigenia Strati, ACCA Assistant Manager | Assurance

Ifigenia joined APP in 2018, with previous audit experience at Grant Thornton and a smaller practice. She has extensive experience working with large corporate clients in the education, shipping and construction sectors.

Ifigenia holds a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Sheffield. She is a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA).

IMG 8131PhotoshopedFinal DA scaled Demetris Aresti

Demetris Aresti Associate | Assurance

Demetris joined APP in 2019, as an ACCA trainee.

He holds a BSc in Economic Science from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH).

 

 

IMG 8241PhotoshopedFinal AS scaled Aria Solomou

Aria Solomou Associate | Assurance

Aria joined APP in 2021, as an ACA/CTA trainee, having previously worked with Moore Stephens LLP and Bourne & Co Accountants in the UK.

She holds an MSC in Investment Management and a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Surrey.

 

IMG 8122PhotoshopedFinal CI scaled Charalambos Ioannou

Charalambos Ioannou Associate | Assurance

Charalambos joined APP in 2021, as an ACCA trainee.

He has completed his Business Administration degree with Cyprus University of Technology and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

 

 

IMG 8157PhotoshopedFinal PH scaled Penelopi Hadjipanteli

Penelopi Hadjipanteli Manager | Outsourcing Services

Penelopi is a qualified accountant with 15+ years of experience offering managed accounting & tax services to businesses. She has extensive knowledge of all aspects of Cypriot tax and VAT pertaining to compliance with statutory tax requirements.

 

 

IMG 8245PhotoshopedFinal NC scaled Nicoletta Charalambous

Nicoletta Charalambous Business Services

Nicoletta has 20+ years of experience supporting senior management in professional services. She deals with all business administration and HR requirements of the Firm, and supports partners and staff in carrying out their work on engagements.