Leadership

Firm's Governance
PwC Greece governance structure comprises of an Executive Committee, which is responsible for the strategy execution and operational management of the business and an independent Governance body that is responsible to oversee the Firm’s compliance with the internal policies, procedures and Code of Conduct & Ethics.


Executive Commitee
     
 
 
Marios Psaltis is the Managing Partner of PwC Greece. Marios holds a BSc. (Hons) degree in Economics and Accounting from Bristol University and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and of the respective professional bodies in Greece and Cyprus. Marios was previously Head of the Advisory and also an Assurance Partner.
     
 
Emil Yiannopoulos is the Partner responsible for the development of Markets & Strategy of PwC in Greece. Emil was previously the Assurance Leader and Leader of the Financial Services Industry of the Greek Firm. He was also Head of the Corporate Finance department advising clients on transactions and asset realisation strategies. Emil is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.
     
  Nicholas Peyiotis is the Partner responsible for our Assurance practice. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK and the respective body in Cyprus. Nicholas was previously the Head of Deals and has advised and executed a significant volume of M&A transactions including both acquisitions and divestments in Greece and abroad for Greek and Foreign entities and also advised in a number of major restructuring transactions involving Greek and Foreign Lenders.
     
  Mary Psylla is the Partner responsible for our Tax & Legal practice. Mary holds a degree in Law and is a member of the Athens Bar Association. Mary has deep and extensive experience in tax, specialising in financial services and private equity deals. She has been involved in a large number of M&A transactions in Greece and advised on tax planning and day to day issues with respect to direct and indirect taxation.
     
  Kyriakos Andreou is the Partner responsible for our Advisory Practice. Kyriakos is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK and the Hellenic Institute of Internal Auditors. Kyriakos' expertise is in the areas of Business Process Improvement, Performance Monitoring and Reporting, Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance and Internal Control Assessments.
     
  Despina Marinou is the Human Capital Partner of PwC Greece. Despina is a graduate of Piraeus Economic University and is a Certified Auditor of the Greek Institute of Chartered Accountants.  She is a Partner in assurance leading audits of local listed companies and of large subsidiaries of multinationals.
 
Chairman
 

 
  Kyriacos Riris is the Chairman of PwC Greece. Kyriacos is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK and a member of the respective professional bodies in Greece and Cyprus. Kyriacos was previously Head of the Assurance and Corporate Finance departments and has extensive working experience in all business sectors of the Greek market.
     

Governance Body
The Governance Body has an oversight role and comprises of Partners independent of the Executive Committee who are elected by the Partners’ General Meeting.

The current elected members of the Governance Body are:

Dinos Michalatos, Chairman, Partner in Assurance
Vassilios Vizas, Partner in Tax
Thanassis Panopoulos, Partner in Advisory
George Balafoutis, Partner in Assurance (Alternate member)