Kyriakos Georgiou

Senior Administrative Officer
Office of the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs

Kyriakos currently works as a senior administrator in the office of the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, collaborates on research programs and teaches a course on Business Administration and Pharmacoeconomics. He taught  courses in Organisational Behaviour, Small Business Management, Strategic Management, Project Management,  Leadership,  Management of Change, Corporate Risk Management and Business Management and. He has supervised more than 20 MBA dissertations.

He has been working on issues pertaining to sustainable development with a focus on the rural, mountainous area of Troodos, the place of his birth, for the past 15 years. He was involved in the first research project to revitalize the area in 2003 – 2007 and then coedited a volume “Towards Sustainable Development: Sustainable Development of Mountainous Regions and Agenda 21” in 2009. Later on he produced a report entitled “Support for Farmers’ Cooperatives; Country Report Cyprus”. In the same period he supervised a project funded by the Research Foundation in Cyprus on the Potentiality of application of rain enhancement programs in the area of Cyprus.

He studied Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E., 1986) and Business Administration (M.B.A., 1988) at the University of Houston in Texas, U.S.A.   Has extensive experience in project management and is a certified Project Manager (PRINCE II). He is a Member of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (E.T.E.K.) in the area of Mechanical Engineering, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Cyprus Computer Society the Cyprus Human Resource Management Association and trustee of the Foundation of the Liberation Struggle EOKA 1955 – 1959.

Kyriakos has a long experience in business and the trade union movement, where he worked as a senior manager and director of various companies, including the Cyprus Development Bank (1995-2001) and the Hellenic Bank (2006 – 1014). Served also as a Member of the Board of Directors of Hellenic Bank (Investments) Limited and Limited Liability Company Commercial Bank «Hellenic Bank» (Russia) and Member of the Audit, Risk and Remuneration Committees of the Bank’s Board of Directors.

His most recent and relevant publications include:

Tsangari, H., Paschalidou, A, Kassomenos, P, Konsoula, Z., Christou, S, Georgiou, KE, Mesimeris, T, Vardoulakis, S, Heaviside, CH, Yamasaki, EN (2017). The Effect of Extreme Weather on Mortality in Cyprus: High Temperatures Vs. Synoptic Air Mass Types.  In preparation.

Tsangari, H, Paschalidou, A, Kassomenos, P, Konsoula, Z, Christou, S, Georgiou, KG, and Yamasaki, EN (2016). Science of Total Environment; 542:247-253. Extreme weather and air pollution effects on cardiovascular and respiratory hospital admissions in Cyprus.

Heaviside C., Tsangari H., Paschalidou A.K., Vardoulakis S., Kassomenos A.P., Georgiou K.E., Yamasaki E.N. (2016). Heat-related mortality in Cyprus for current and future climate scenarios. Science of the Total Environment,  Elsevier,  Volumes 569–570, 1 November 2016, Pages 627–633  (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969716313079)

Tsangari, H., Konsoula, Z., Christou, S., Georgiou, K. E., Ioannou, K., Mesimeris, T., Kleanthous, S., Pashiardis, S., Pavlou, P., Paschalidou, A., Kassomenos, P., Vardoulakis, S., Heaviside, C.H., and Yamasaki, E.N. (2015). Human mortality in Cyprus: the role of temperature and particulate air pollution, Regional Environmental Change, 19th April, Online first DOI10.1007/s10113-015-0793-2

Tsangari, H, Paschalidou, A, Kassomenos, P, Konsoula, Z, Christou, S, Georgiou, KG, and Yamasaki, EN (2015). Extreme weather and air pollution effects on cardiovascular and respiratory hospital admissions in Cyprus. Accepted for publication – Science of Total Environment.

Tsangari, H, Heaviside, C, Vardoulakis, S, Paschalidou, AK, Georgiou, KE, Yamasaki, EN (2015). Health Impact Assessment for Mortality Associated with High Temperatures in Cyprus. Paper submitted to the 18th Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference – MELECON 2016.

Tsangari, H., Paschalidou, A, Kassomenos, P, Konsoula, Z., Christou, S, Georgiou, KE, Mesimeris, T, Vardoulakis, S, Heaviside, CH, Yamasaki, EN (2015). The Effect of Extreme Weather on Mortality in Cyprus: High Temperatures Vs. Synoptic Air Mass Types.  In preparation.

Tsangari, H., Konsoula, Z., Christou, S., Georgiou, K., and Yamasaki, E (2014). Accepted as a book chapter. Proceedings of SMTDA2014 International Conference. Modeling the relationship between temperature and daily mortality in Cyprus

Konsoula, Z, Tsangari, H, Christou S, Georgiou, K, Ioannou, K, Kleanthous. S, Pashiardis, S, Pavlou, P, Yamasaki, EN (2013). Impact of Thermal Stress on Public Health in Cyprus. Accepted for publication. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on 
Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2013), Reference number cest13_0425.

Tsangari, H., Paschalidou, A., Kassomenos, P., Konsoula, Z., Christou, S., Georgiou, K.E., Mesimeris, T., Vardoulakis, S., Heaviside, C.H., and Yamasaki, E.N. (2013), ‘The effect of extreme weather on mortality in Cyprus: high temperatures vs. synoptic air mass types’ (abstract), Special Issue for the 2013 Conference on Environment and Health, August 19–23, 2013, Basel, Switzerland, Environmental Health Perspectives, p. 125.

Tsangari, H. Konsoula, Z.,  Christou, S.,  Georgiou, K.E., Ioannou, K.,   Mesimeris, T.,  Kleanthous, S., Pashiardis, S., Pavlou, P.,  Paschalidou, A.,     Kassomenos, P., Vardoulakis, S., Heaviside, C.H., and   Yamasaki E.N. (2014). “The role of air pollution as a potential confounder of the association between temperature and mortality in Cyprus”. ADAPTtoCLIMATE Conference 2014.

Konsoula, Z, Tsangari, H, Christou S, Georgiou, K, Ioannou, K, Kleanthous. S, Pashiardis, S, Pavlou, P, Yamasaki-Patrikiou, E (2013) Impact of Thermal Stress on Public Health in Cyprus. Abstract accepted for presentation at CEST 5-7 September, 2013, Athens Greece.

Tsangari, H., Paschalidou, A, Kassomenos, P, Konsoula, Z., Christou, S, Georgiou, KE, Mesimeris, T, Vardoulakis, S, Heaviside, CH, Yamasaki, EN (2013). “The Effect of Extreme Weather on Mortality in Cyprus: High Temperatures Vs. Synoptic Air Mass Types”.  Conference on Environment and Health – Bridging South, North, East and West, Basel, Switzerland 19-23 August, 2013.

H. Tsangari, Z. Konsoula, S. Christou, K. E. Georgiou, and E.N. Yamasaki (2013). Submitted to the 3rd Stochastic Modeling Techniques and Data Analysis International Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 11-14 June 2014. Modeling the relationship between temperature and daily mortality in Cyprus.

Georgiou, E. Kyriakos (2012). “Support for Farmers’ Cooperatives; Country Report Cyprus”. Wageningen: Wageningen UR : https://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/external-studies/support-farmers-coop_en.htm  .

Papastavros Costas and Georgiou Kyriakos E. (Editors) (2009). “Towards Sustainable Development: Sustainable Development of Mountainous Regions and Agenda 21”. University of Nicosia, Nicosia

Tirkides Yiannis and Georgiou Kyriakos E. (2007). Assessment of Social and Economic Relations Between the Republic of Cyprus and Britain and on the Sovereign Base Areas in Theophanous Andreas and Tirkides Yiannis (eds) Reflections on the Relations Between Britain and the Republic of Cyprus and the Case of the British Sovereign Base Areas. Lefkosia, Intercollege Press.