Our Team

MICHALIS ZANOS

Managing Director

Michalis holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Economics from Essex University and an MBA from the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM). At Aspon, Michalis is responsible for running the company and for business development. He has over 15 years of experience in business consulting, fund raising for public and private institutions, and several years of experience specifically in sustainability reporting, using GRI and ISO 26000 guidelines. Furthermore, he has extensive experience working with several European Union departments to promote sustainable development in Cyprus and Greece. He holds certificates on Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) – G4 reporting, issued by the GRI, and on ISO 26000 and Social Audit, issued by Austrian Standards.

CHRISTINA TSIARTA-PANAGIOTOU

Operations Director

Christina holds a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Policy and Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a Master's degree in Environmental Science and Management from the University of California, Santa Barbara, which she attended as a Fulbright scholar. At Aspon, Christina is responsible for day-to-day operations and for management and delivery of client services. Christina spent several years working in London as an environmental consultant, specializing in sustainability, environmental management and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). She has extensive experience in managing and successfully delivering projects to private- and public-sector clients throughout Europe, including the European Commission, on topics pertaining to environmental management and sustainable development (for example, waste, energy and carbon management, management systems, marine policy, etc.). Christina is a PRINCE2TM certified project manager and a Practitioner Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).

CHRISTIANA POYIATZEA

Project Manager

Christiana holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Politics and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management. She has 10 years of experience in project management of European funding projects for the public Sector. She is currently working at Aspon Consulting Ltd as a Project Manager for both private and public sectors. She is also responsible for the Aspon Training Centre, which is approved from the HRDA (ΑνΑΔ).

PANOS SERGIOU

Support Team

Panos holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering from the University College London and a Master’s degree in Project Management, Finance and Risk from City, University of London, which he was awarded with distinction. Panos is now supporting Aspon Consulting in CSR consulting services. He has previously served as an intern in the Advisory Department of EY Nicosia Office, with the task of evaluating the performance and practicality of the Cypriot Immigration Department’s means of transferability i.e. website layout, application guides and forms.

DIAMANTO GIANNARA

Support Team

Diamanto holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Cyprus and a Master’s Degree in Management from the University of Sheffield. Diamanto is now supporting Aspon Consulting as a consultant to the various services of the company.