Christodoulos Patsalides

First Deputy CEO

Date of appointment: 20 November 2014


Chris Patsalides


Dr. Patsalides currently serves as Bank of Cyprus’ First Deputy CEO. 

From 1989 to 1996, Dr. Patsalides previously worked for the Central Bank of Cyprus in the management of Government External Debt and Foreign Exchange Reserves Department.  In 1996, Dr. Patsalides joined the Bank where he has held a number of positions in Corporate Banking, Treasury and Private Banking, among others.  From December 2013 to April 2016, Dr. Patsalides served as Finance Director and was responsible for Finance, Treasury, Investor Relations, Economic Research and Procurement.  From May 2016 to August 2019 he served as Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer and was responsible for Human Resources, Corporate Affairs, Compliance, Central Operations, Legal Services, Organisation and Change, Information Technology, Digital Trasformation and Administrative Operations.

In his current capacity as the First Deputy CEO, he is responsible for Corporate Affairs, Legal Services, Regulatory Affairs and Group Compliance and shall be working closely with the CEO to oversee the progress on the strategic pillars of the Group.

Dr. Patsalides holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree and a Master of Science degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Queen Mary College in London.

External Appointment(s):

  • Vice-chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Cyprus Banks
  • Member of the Board of the European Banking Federation
  • Non-Executive Director of the Cyprus anti-Cancer Society  
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