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  • Philippos Demetriou
Philippos Demetriou, CDPO, ISO 27001 LI, MBA, MSc , Director, Technology Risk Advisory

Philippos Demetriou

Director, Technology Risk Advisory

CDPO, ISO 27001 LI, MBA, MSc

BDO Nicosia

+357 22 495707



Executive Summary

Philippos is the Technology Risk Advisory Manager at BDO Cyprus. Philippos has 12 years of experience in the areas of Information Technology, Cyber Security Risk Management, data protection and information security governance. He has held a number of positions working for technology advisory firms and in the financial sector. For 5 years, Philippos was a senior information security officer at one of the largest banks in Cyprus. During this time he was also responsible for assessing the bank’s information security and technology infrastructure as per the directives of the Central Bank of Cyprus and well known standards (ISO27001, NIST SP 800-30).

Philippos experience spans out to numerous Information Security Risk management domains such as Security Policies, Compliance, Business Continuity, Networking, Cryptography, ISO 27K, Information Security Risk Management Frameworks, Basel III, EU Personal Data Protection Legislation/GDPR, PSD2, NIS, SWIFT CSF and Cloud Security.


He is a graduate of the Royal Holloway, University of London holding an MSc in Information Security and the University of Warwick  BSc (with Honours) in Computer Science. He also holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Mediterranean Institute of Management (MIM).


Philippos is a qualified PECB ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer and Certified Data Protection Officer (CDPO).