Non-executive, Senior Independent Member
Appointed as a member of the board directors of Bank of Piraeus (Cyprus) Ltd in 2014. Mr. Kourris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Accounting from the University of Manchester. He worked for Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co in London and was admitted a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1983. As from 1983 he joined Whinney, Murray & Co in Cyprus and in 1989 he joined Ernst & Young. As from 1987 he is a partner with speciality in banking and financial services. In 1999 he was elected Managing Partner of Ernst & Young in Cyprus, a position he held until 2012 when he withdrew from Ernst & Young. He is a board member of various family companies including an insurance company engaged in the general branch. He is also an elected member of the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the immediate past president of the Cyprus-UK Business Association.