Petros Florides has over 25 years of financial services experience in the areas of private banking, fund management, stockbroking, private equity, proprietary trading and microfinance. He is currently employed by World Vision International as Senior Director of Global Governance for the regions of Europe, Middle East and Asia. Petros has published numerous articles on governance and related areas, and was the lead author of the Code for Public Sector Governance which, after five years of public consultation, was approved by the Cyprus Council of Ministers in July 2019. Petros is also a Non-Executive Director of Windsor Brokers, NetU Consultants and Pearlscope. He is a Co-Founder of the Cyprus National Advisory Council for the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments ('CISI'), and has also served on its UK Board of Trustees since June 2019. In 2021, Petros successfully completed the Certified Sustainability (ESG) Practitioner Advanced Program (approved by the Chartered Management Institute); and, the PRI Academy courses in Applied Responsible Investment and Responsible Investment for Trustees. In addition, Petros represents the Cyprus Institute of Directors on various fora of the European Community Directors Association (‘ecoDa’). Petros is accredited in two different methods of psychometric testing that he uses to integrate an understanding of human behaviour in his teaching of professional and bespoke executive courses in the areas of governance, risk, leadership and ethics through CISI Accredited Training Providers and other prestigious institutions. He is also a regular speaker and panellist at public events on the same subjects. Petros is an honours graduate in Accountancy, a Chartered Management Accountant, a Chartered Director; and, is a Certificate holder of the Institute of Risk Management in addition to his specialist qualification in Governance. Petros is also a founding member of the Advisory Council for the Centre for Good Governance.