Mr. Omiros Pissarides is an Executive Director and also the COO and Group General Manager of AXIA Ventures Group, one of the region’s premier investment banks with offices in Cyprus, Greece, Portugal, UK and USA. Prior to Axia, Omiros successfully developed and managed an investment portfolio, focusing on quoted equity, real estate and hospitality industry assets. Prior to that, he was the Regional Channel Manager for Middle East, Africa and Pakistan of Nasdaq-quoted Intermec Technologies, executing a significant number of transactions and developing local partners and businesses across a range of countries. In the period 2002 to 2005, Omiros was the General Manager of Logicom Dubai, leading the company’s expansion and achieving significant turnover growth across the Gulf Cooperation Council and Pakistan region, and has also worked for Arthur Andersen during the period 1998 to 2000.
Omiros holds a Bachelor Degree with Honours in Economics and Accounting from Hull University and a Masters in Business Administration from Imperial College. He has received a number of academic awards, most notably Imperial Colleges’ Joan Woodward memorial prize in 2001.