Strategic Partners


MAP S.Platis


MAP S.Platis is the leading and most specialised regulatory consulting firm for financial services companies in the Southern Europe/MENA regions!

The MAP S.Platis award-winning teams provide unique and tailored solutions for the financial services sector in global licensing, compliance and risk management, internal audit, IT audit, specialised legal & corporate support, specialised accounting & taxation, financial audit, forensic investigations, banking & payment solutions.

MAP S.Platis has been responsible for over 60% of all licenses issued by CySEC under MiFID, with an impeccable 100% success rate. Its portfolio of clients includes some of the largest and most successful financial services companies in the world operating in the FX, Binary Options, Asset Management, Banking and Payment Services sectors.

The awarded teams of MAP S.Platis, consist today of 70 high-calibre experts and professionals supported by one of the strongest financial regulation research teams in the EU.


Mr. Marios Siathas

General Manager / Programmes Director


Marios has an extensive experience in the area of executive education, learning and development and consulting. For the past 14 years he worked as the Director of Executive Education at the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM). His prior experience includes the position of Manager of Corporate Training Programmes at the University of Guelph in Canada in Business Development for the Houlihans group in the US.
During his long lasting career in Executive Education, he has gained extensive experience in working with organizations and individuals and in building specialised and unique learning and development solutions for them. He has managed several development projects for large and small companies in Cyprus, Egypt, Austria, Bahrain, Greece, Canada, China, Dubai, and South Africa.


He holds a BSc in Marketing and Management from Western Kentucky University in the USA, an MBA from the University of Guelph in Canada and currently completing his PhD in Adult Education and Training with the Colorado State University. He is also a member of the board of the Institute of Directors (UK) Cyprus Branch.