Members of the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors has the primary responsibility for internal governance at                 RCB Bank Ltd. Currently, the Board of Directors of RCB Bank Ltd has the following members:

Mr Christakis Santis - Chairman

Qualifications:

  • 1982, FCA (Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales);
  • 1978, BSc (Econ.) London School of Economics and Political Science.

Directorships in other organisations:

  • The Cyprus Association of Cancer Patients and Friends.
  • Dunross Investment Limited.
Dr Kirill Zimarin - Chief Executive Officer

Qualifications:

  • 2015, Doctorate in Economics (Lomonosov Moscow State University);
  • 1996, PhD in Economics (Lomonosov Moscow State University);
  • 1993, Degree in Economics of Foreign Countries and International Relations (Lomonosov Moscow State University).

Directorships in other organisations:

  • President of the Association of International Banks in Cyprus.
Mr Sotirios Zackheos - Executive Director

Qualifications:

  • 1977, Master in Political Sciences (Stanford University);
  • 1976, Degree in Economics (University of Athens);
  • 1972, Degree in Law (University of Athens).

Directorships in other organisations:

  • None.
Mr Panayiotis Loizides - Independent

Qualifications:

  • 1970, Degree in Management (British Institute of Management).

Directorships in other organisations:

  • None.
Dr Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis - Independent

Qualifications:

  • 1979, Licentiate in Social Sciences (equivalent to PhD) in Sociology and Political Sciences (University of Helsinki);
  • 1974, Degree in Public Law and Political Sciences (University of Athens);
  • 1972, Degree in Law (University of Athens);

Directorships in other organisations:

  • None.
Dr Martin Czurda - Independent

Qualifications:

  • 1988, Doctorate in Economics (University of Economics, Vienna);
  • 1983, Master in Commercial Science (University of Economics, Vienna);
  • Studies in Political Science (University of Vienna).

Directorships in other organisations:

  • None.
Mr Sergey Kovtun - Non-Executive

Qualifications:

  • 1997, Economist specializing in international economic relations (Moscow State Institute of International Relations);
  • ACCA.

Directorships in other organisations:

  • None.
Sir Christopher Pissarides - Non-Executive

Qualifications:

  • 2013, Regius Professor of Economics (London School of Economics);
  • 2010, Nobel Prize Winner in Economics;
  • 1973, PhD in Economics (London School of Economics);
  • 1971, MA in Economics (University of Essex);
  • 1970, BA in Economics (University of Essex);

Directorships in other organisations:

  • Member of the Board of Directors of Axia Ventures Group Ltd.
Mr Andreas Tryfonides - Independent

Qualifications:

  • 1980, Postgraduate Diploma in Economic Analysis (University of Kent);
  • 1972, Diploma in Economics (University of Athens).

Directorships in other organisations:

  • Executive director of the Board of Directors of CNTR Consultants Ltd.
Mr Petros Clerides - Independent

Qualifications:

  • 1984, Advanced Legal Drafting (University of Bangladesh);
  • 1977, Legal Drafting (University of West Indies);
  • 1969, Legal Degree (University of Athens).

Directorships in other organisations:

  • None.
Mr Stephane Rouze - Independent

Qualifications:

  • 1989, Master degree of Economics (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Université Paris/Sorbonne, Ecole des Hautes en Sciences Sociales);
  • 1989, Master degree of Finance with distinction (Université Paris/Sorbonne).

Directorships in other organisations:

  • Non-Executive Board Member in LFP Opportunity Loans (AIF SICAV);
  • Non-Executive Board Member in LFP Opportunity Loans (UCITS SICAV).