Polyvios A Polyviou
Global IFRS Leader
Polyvios is HLB’s Global IFRS Services Leader and a founding Partner and Executive Director of HLB Cyprus. He is also the Technical and Quality Control Partner of HLB Cyprus.
Polyvios holds a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy. He qualified and worked as a Chartered Accountant with EY both in London and Cyprus from 1988 until 1995. He is an active member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Cyprus and from 2007 to 2012, he was appointed Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Ethics & Institutions committee and from 2016 until 2019 he was the Vice Chairman of the International Business, Shipping and Foreign Investments committee. Polyvios is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors in the UK and Cyprus. Furthermore, he is licensed with the Advanced Certification of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission to provide investment services or to perform investment activities and a Business and Finance Professional of ICAEW. From 2002 until 2020, he was an appointed member of the HLB International Assurance Committee.
Polyvios has extensive audit and internal audit experience in advising both major local and international groups. In addition, his experience also includes advice to clients on financial consulting, acquisitions, disposals and mergers. During his professional experience he was involved in listing of companies on several stock exchanges.
His major audit clients include local and international companies in the following industries: financial services, media & entertainment, aviation, shipping, oil & gas, education and services.
Services and specialisations
Areas of expertise
- Financial consulting
Qualifications and memberships
- Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy
- Advanced Certification of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
- Business and Finance Professional of ICAEW
- Institute of Internal Auditors in the UK and Cyprus
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