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Meet the team

NICOSIA OFFICE

Dr. Sofronis Sofroniou , B.A. (Lond.), M.A. (KCL), M.Sc. (LSE), Ph.D. (UCL).

Executive Chairman & Co-founder

Dr. Sofroniou has over 35 years extensive worldwide experience in academia; Britain, USA and Cyprus. Early on in his career he acquired useful knowledge as a program assistant with BBC World Service and until recently he was Chief Examiner of Modern Greek GCE examination of the University of London. He is a founding member of what has by now become the largest private university in Cyprus, the “University of Nicosia” (previously Intercollege, founded in 1980). For more than 20 years he was the President of the Board of Governors at Intercollege, Nicosia, Cyprus. He was a member of the Preparatory Committee that lead to the establishment of the “University of Cyprus” in 1989, the first public university in the history of Cyprus. Among the many and varied challenging roles he was invited to perform, was that of special Advisor to the President of the Republic of Cyprus.

Chris Sofroniou , BSc Marketing, M.A. International Relations, MBA Human Resource Management.

Managing Director & Co-founder

Chris had been exceptionally active with student support services since his university days when he also served as president of the Student Union and Vice-president of the Intercultural Association. After graduation, he worked for a private college in Cyprus in the Departments of Training and Development and Student Recruitment. He is now the President of the Alumni Association of the American Academy, Nicosia, a prestigious and among the oldest private high schools in Cyprus and is also a member of the schools Board of Governors.



Despo Charalambous – BA Business (Hons) (CU, London), MSc Marketing (USAL)

Director of Public Relations & Marketing .

Despo, after had worked as a tutor at Alderman Gallow Community College, U.K. Upon her return to Cyprus she was employed as Director of Student Affairs with a reputable private college in Cyprus; her office dealt with student counseling, marketing & recruitment. Until she joined our company she was challenged with the position of PR & Promotion Manager for one of the oldest and biggest trading companies in Cyprus. Its main activities are the importation, sale and distribution of consumer goods through all the trade channels of the market.



Nicoletta Agesilaou , BSc Psychology (MDX), MSc Psychology of Education (Lond.).

Senior Managing Educational Consultant

Nicoletta has an extensive field experience as a professional educational consultant and is involved with our company’s comprehensive developmental career guidance, counseling and university placement services. She maintains an open communication with our partner universities international offices.





Natasa Christou – BSc Psychology (MDX), MSc Psychology of Education (Lond.).

Senior Managing Educational Consultant

Natasa has an extensive field experience as a professional educational consultant and is involved with our company’s comprehensive developmental career guidance, counseling and university placement services. She maintains an open communication with our partner universities international offices.





Marianna Ioannou , ΒΑ in Marketing and Communication

Student Support Services coordinator (customer service)

Marianna has a broad background of working with UK Universities and has been under the wing of Middlesex University, as the regional point of contact with an experience of over 5 years. She has also worked for one of the major developers in Cyprus as Marketing Executive. Marianna is involved with prospective students’ university application process. She monitors and responds swiftly and efficiently to all enquiries (electronic, telephone and personal interviews). Marianna is well informed and is instrumental in finding suitable accommodation for all students.





Monica Demetriades – B.A. (Hons) in Art from Middlesex University, London

Art and Design Education Mentor

Monica taught Art at the English School, Nicosia and operates her own Art Studio. She reviews portfolios and offers advice to prospective applicants who wish to study Art and Design at the tertiary level of education.






FAMAGUSTA OFFICE

Koula Ioannou Christodoulou ,

Educational Consultant

Koula heads the Global Education team in Paralimni as an educational consultant involved with our company’s comprehensive developmental career guidance, counseling and university placement services. Koula is also the Head of Wisdom Higher Educational Institute which prepares students for entry into higher education institutions. She has wide experience in high school education, including preparing prospective students for the IGCSE, IELTS, GCE, TOEFL, SAT and PROFICIENCY examinations.





PAPHOS OFFICE

Maria Sofroniou – Demetriou , BSc Computers and Mathematics, MA in Computer Education

Educational Consultant

Maria represents Global Education as an Educational Consultant in Paphos for the last 15 years. She has been in tertiary education working for Intercollege for 20 years as a lecturer and as a student advisor. Currently she is the owner of a Private Institute in Paphos offering courses for children and adults.