Mr. Flourentzou was born on 1st August 1955 in the village of Yialousa, which has been under military occupation by Turkey since 1974. He is married to Xenia Flourentzou from Famagusta and they have two children, Charalambos and Ada Flourentzou.
Mr. Flourentzou studied Law, graduating from the Law Department of The Aristotle University of Salonica, Greece in 1978.
He became a member of the Pancyprian Bar Association in 1980 and he practices law since then. He is the head of the law firm E. Flourentzou & Co LLC, which he founded in 2011. He had previously co-founded another law firm in 1991 until 2010.
Through the years Mr. Flourentzou has developed a rich political background and has published several articles on legal and political issues in many national newspapers.
For eight years he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Electricity Authority. As a member of the Board of Directors he was part of the Pension Fund Committee and the Personnel Committee. As a member of the Pension Fund Committee, his duties included the investments and administration of the fund as a whole. Furthermore as a member of the Personnel Committee his duties included the appointing, transfers, promotions and the general monitoring of all the personnel of the Cyprus Electricity Authority.
Mr. Flourentzou was appointed by the President of Cyprus as a Minister and he assumed office as Minister of Communications and Works of the Republic of Cyprus on 5th August 2011 until 1st March 2013. Since 1st July 2012 until 31st December 2012 he was presiding the Council of Transport and Telecommunications of the European Union. His capacity offered him the opportunity to engage himself with various issues regarding transportation and telecommunications and their economic and social aspect.
Mr Flourentzou and his law firm are an active figure in the Cypriot legal society. Mr Flourentzou’s firm currently employs 6 lawyers, 3 of which are Barristers at Law, members of the Lincoln’s Inn in the United Kingdom, having offices both at Nicosia and at Paralimni, Famagusta.