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Aristos Constantine  MBA, ERP




EXPERIENCE

CURRENT:

Trade Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus
USA, Canada and Latin America |

The Hon. Mr. Aristos Constantine was appointed Trade Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus covering the U.S.A., Canada and Latin America in 2006 by the Cyprus Ministry of Commerce Industry and Tourism. Based in New York as head of the Cyprus Embassy Trade Center, the Trade Commissioner oversees the economic and commercial interests of the Republic of Cyprus across the United States, Canada and Latin America.  The Cyprus Embassy Trade Center constitutes the Economic and Commercial arm of Cyprus’ Diplomatic representation to the Americas and it is one of only eleven Economic and Commercial missions of the Republic of Cyprus worldwide.

Under the direction of the Trade Commissioner, its primary role is that of furthering and expanding the economic interests of the Republic of Cyprus through promoting, facilitating and attracting foreign investment and fostering the expansion of exports of Cyprus’ goods and services. The responsibilities of the Trade Commissioner also include energy related matters as well as monitoring and advising on relevant bilateral policy and legal issues and interrelated strategic policy.

In addition to his role as Trade Commissioner Mr. Constantine has been conferred the honorary title of Ambassador of Tourism of the Republic of Cyprus to the USA under the newly formed program “Ambassadors in Tourism” with the aim of assisting in the promotion and growth of Cyprus as a destination for Business and Conference Tourism.

PREVIOUS

  • Business Development Advisor for the United Nations Development Programme
    Division of Western Asia, Arab States and Europe │2003 – 2006

  • Strategic Advisor with G.C. Gulf Group of Companies │2002-2003
    Business Development Strategic Evaluation and Financial Analysis for activities in Southern Europe, Middle East, North Africa.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Mr. Constantine is an accredited Risk Professional having qualified as an ERP as certified by the Global Association of Risk Professionals.

Aristos Constantine has been named as one of the top young professionals in Cyprus by InBusiness Magazine in their 2011 Issue of 40 under 40.

In 2010 Mr. Constantine was honored by the New York City Marine Corps Council for his steadfast support of the United States Marines.

Mr. Constantine is a frequent speaker at various professional, academic and other business-related seminars and conferences and has been quoted and interviewed by several publications both on-line and print including Global Finance Magazine, Hedge Fund Review, Hedge Fund Alert, hedgeCo.net et al.

He is an active member of several prominent councils, committees and associations including the EU-UN Procurement Forum, The Foreign Trade Commissioners Association (Board Member), European Rim Policy and Investment Council, et al.