Dr Charis Pouangare

Deputy CEO & Chief of Business


Charis Pouangare

Charis is the Deputy CEO & Chief of Business at Bank of Cyprus since January 2022.

He is responsible for the Retail, SME, Corporate, Wealth and International Divisions as well as the Insurance Business Division and the Digital Transformation Division.

Before joining the Bank of Cyprus Group in 1991, Charis spent two years in Boston as an Engineering Consultant.

Dr. Pouangare's academic credentials include a Diploma in Civil Engineering (five-year degree) from the National Technical University of Athens in Greece and a Master of Science (MSc) as well as a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Civil Engineering, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States.

He is the Chairman of the Board of IDEA Innovation Center, Vice-Chairman of the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation and member of the Board of Directors of the BoC Oncology Centre.