Klitos Christodoulou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management and MIS – Digital Currency at the University of Nicosia (UNIC). He is also a research faculty at the Institute For the Future (IFF) at the same University since Oct. 2018. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and an M.Sc. in Advanced Computer Science – with specialisation in Advanced Applications, both from the University of Manchester, UK. In 2014, Klitos obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester, UK. He has been an adjunct staff member of the Information Management Group (IMG) in the School of Computer Science, at the University of Manchester where he engaged in various research and teaching activities. Klitos served as a chair and committee member in a variety of International conferences. Currently, he serves as an Associate Editor at the Frontiers in Blockchain Journal and Guest Editor on the special issue of Future Internet (MDPI Journal) on Blockchain Applications. His research interests span both Data Management challenges; with a focus on Machine Learning techniques, and Distributed Ledger Technologies; with an emphasis on Blockchain ledgers. He has given numerous invited talks and tutorials involved Blockchain technologies. Klitos teaches courses on Blockchain Applications and Blockchain Programming under UNIC’s MSc in Digital Currency programme. He is also a member of the ISO/TC 307 Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies group. Klitos is also an active member for developing the Cyprus National Strategy for Blockchain. In addition, Klitos is the Principal Investigator of the Ripple grant and participates as a research member to a number of EU funded projects e.g., EUNOMIA (Horizon 2020) and DLT4ALL (Erasmus+) projects.