Katerina currently leads the Practice Protection Group dealing with Compliance, Regulatory, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Ethics, Anti-Corruption, Independence and Risk Management Issues. In 2012, she has been appointed as the Country Champion to represent the Audit Profession in Cyprus with regard to the European Audit Reforms.
Over the years Katerina has gained extensive experience in the Compliance Sector having to deal with regulators and Governmental Bodies and has been extensively involved in the formation of policies, laws and regulations around compliance, monitoring, supervision and the Corporate Governance Code currently applicable for Public Listed Entities in Cyprus. She has also been a member of the Board of a number of Official Governmental Committees. Katerina delivers regular trainings for Deloitte Professionals, for Deloitte Clients and other Professionals, on AML, Ethics, Independence and Risk Management. She has also lectured on a number of National and International Conferences. Katerina has been in charge for the implementation of all compliance systems within Deloitte, dealing with the Deloitte Global Requirements and local Regulatory Requirements and she is a member of the Global Deloitte Network team for Practice Reviews in Compliance Systems.
She has led a number of AML related projects for clients and the Cyprus Securities Exchange Commission over the last 3 years.
She is one of the Country’s AML Champions and a member of ICPAC’s AML Working Committee.
Katerina holds an LGSM (Licentiate Diploma) of Guildhall School of Music, a BSc (Hons) degree in Music and a Master’s Degree in Music Information Technology, Business Studies and Event Management from City University, London. She is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and a CAMS professional, a certified AML specialist, of ACAMs, the global gold standard for AML qualification .
Katerina began her professional career with Arthur Andersen in London, where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1995. In 1996 she joined Cyprus Stock Exchange as a CFO and Compliance Officer and in 2005 she joined Deloitte Cyprus as a Director in Compliance and Risk Management. Katerina currently is the Vice President of Charisma Foundation for Charismatic Persons with special needs and a special talent.