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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.