Mr Antonis Hadjichristodoulou has a BSc in Economics from LSE and an MBA from City University London. Mr Hadjichristodoulou has extensive professional experience in the banking sector that spans almost 40 years. In this context he specialized in the assessment of applications for financing big and complex projects in the private and public sectors. He was also involved extensively in the effective project management of such projects during their implementation period. Examples of such projects include: golf courses, marinas, shopping malls, capital intensive factory for the manufacturing of aluminum bars/products, the public animal slaughter house, BOT projects originating from the Government of Cyprus etc. To this end he has attended a short executive course in Project Management at Arthur D.Little Institute Boston USA. He was a senior member of the BOC team responsible for the design and development of young trainees that worked for BOC, locally and internationally. To this end, he has over thirty years of experience in training and coaching young management trainees as to enable them to become high flyers and eventually effective and well accepted business leaders.
He retired from the banking sector in 2011. Currently he is a visiting lecturer at Cyprus International Institute of Management in Nicosia (teaching Finance and Banking at the MBA course) . In parallel he is the financial consultant of GrantXpert Consulting Ltd. During the past 6 years he has helped a number of existing SMEs and start-ups to develop sound business plans and feasibility studies and obtain funding from national and EU funding programmes.
He is also providing short training seminars on financial and accounting topics with participants from a number of SMEs in Cyprus.
He is an authorised trainer on executive education programmes from the Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus.