RESUME

University College London Centre for Blockchain Technology – Apr 2017 – Currently

Research Fellow

Cyprus Blockchain Technologies – Jan 2018 – Currently

Managing Director (MD)

Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) – Sep 2015 – Currently

Executive Manager of Limassol Branch

Lecturer of Information Management 

Director of MSc in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

Founder of InfoLab

Innopolis University  (Russian Federation) – Aug 2017 – Currently

Visiting Professor

Lloyds Banking Group (Digital Security and Fraud) – Sep 2014 – Sep 2015

Cyber Security SME 

Technology Strategy Board – Jun 2013 – Sep 2014

Lead Cryptologist 

 University College of London (UCL), UK – Nov 2013 – Sep 2014

Teaching Fellow and Postgraduate Researcher

 University College of London (UCL), UK – Sep 2010 – Jul 2014

PhD in Computer Science (Security, Cryptography, Cryptanalysis)

Thesis Title:Optimizations in Algebraic and Differential Cryptanalysis

Panel: Prof. Kenny Paterson, Dr Christophe Petit, Dr Nicolas Courtois (advisor)

University College of London (UCL), UK – Sep 2009 – Sep 2010

MRes in Security Science                                                                            

Dissertation Title: “Use of mirror-symmetry prior in small vehicle imaging

Cyprus University of Technology (TEPAK), Cyprus

Research Associate at the Department of Communication and Internet Studies – Jul 2009 – Sep 2009

 University of Cambridge, UK – Oct 2008 – Jun 2009

Master of Advanced Study in Mathematics

Dissertation Title: “Solving quadratic forms over the Rationals”

University of Cambridge, UK – Oct 2005 – Jun 2008

BA/MA with Honors in Mathematical Tripos

Lyceum of Polemidia (Grade: 20/20)  – Sep 2000 – Jun 2003

A-Levels (ALL GRADE A): Statistics, Mathematics, Mechanics, Chemistry, Physics

Advanced Extension Award in Mathematics (Distinction)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Military services in Cyprus with the degree of second Lieutenant (2003-2005).
  • ICO Advisor (Greeneum, Crypto20, BitJob)
  • Data Science Advisor (Kanari, UAE Dubai)
  • Blockchain Advisor (Peerplays Blockchain Standards Association – Canada)
  • Lead Cryptologist at TSB (funded project) ( Oct 2013 – Oct 2014)
  • Financial Services Lloyds Banking Group (Sep 2014 – currently)
  • Project Manager Training at Lloyds Banking Group

AWARDS

  • Cyber Security Challenge 2013: Winner of the 1st University Challenge for cryptography/security announced by Cyber Security Challenge UK, 25 January 2013
  • Gold and Silver Medal in Pancyprian Mathematical Competition
  • 1st awards in Pancyprian Mathematical Competition
  • 2nd prize in Pancyprian Statistical Competition
  • Honourable Mention in Pancyprian Competition in Technology
  • Honourable Mention in Pancyprian Competition in Physics
  • International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO – Mexico 2005)
  • Balkan Mathematical Olympiad (BMO – Turkey 2002, BMO -Albania 2003, BMO – Cyprus 2001)
  • Nicolas Courtois, Daniel Hulme and Theodosis Mourouzis: Multiplicative Complexity and Solving Generalized Brent Equations With SAT Solvers. IARIA 2012: 22-27 (Best Paper Award)
  • 2nd Prize in the PanCyprian Digital Championship 2015 with the project JobCha (smart job search engine)

CERTIFICATES

  • Diploma in “Designing a new learning environment” – Stanford University (2013)
  • ISO27001 Lead Implementer Certification (PECB Certification)

OTHER ACTIVITIES

  • Student’s representative for MRes in Security Science @ UCL for 2010/11
  • Member of UCL Information Security Group for 2009-2010
  • Member of Number Theory Group at University of Cambridge for 2008-09

 

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