Hon. Kyriacos Kokkinos, Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy, Republic of Cyprus
Hon. Kyriacos Kokkinos is the Deputy Minister to the President for Research, Innovation and Digital Policy. He previously served as the Chief Scientist for Research & Innovation, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Research & Innovation Foundation and Member of the National Board of Research & Innovation. He is a distinguished professional with 30 years of experience in Executive Management, Technology and Business Consulting, in global corporations such as IBM Europe and PwC. He served at the Board of many Organisations, including Invest Cyprus, the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO), the Cyprus Port Authority (CPA), and the Board of Trustees of the Cyprus Institute.He is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions for professional excellence, including ‘Business Leader of the Year Award’ 2016 (CCCI) and ‘Quality Leader Award 2015’ (CQA).His Academic qualifications include Executive MBA in Strategic Management from Henley Management College (UK) and MSc & BSc in Electrical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology (USA).