Demetris is a Trade Finance professional with an eighteen-year banking experience. He is currently the Trade Finance Manager of RCB Bank Ltd and has also worked for the trade finance departments of another two financial institutions in Cyprus. Other than the deep understanding of trade finance products, Demetris has demonstrated a unique approach of assisting his clients by directly communicating and negotiating trade finance terms with his clients’ counterparties. Other areas of professional experience include correspondent banking, payments and finance and leasing. In 2010 he has gained the highest country marks in the examination for obtaining the certificate in ‘Certified Documentary Credit Specialist’ (CDCS), while he has also successfully completed the ‘Trade Finance e-Learning Programme’ of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development. He is an Associate (ACIB) of the Institute of Financial Services and holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the Cyprus International Institute of Management and a Bsc Degree in Financial Services from the University of Manchester.
Demetris is also a keen sailor and enjoys reading fiction books.