HARRIS CHR. GEORGIADES
MINISTER OF FINANCE
Born in 1972 in Nicosia.
He is married to Eva Yiangou Georgiades, and they have one daughter.
Graduated from the English School, Nicosia and served his military service as a non commissioned officer of the artillery.
Studied Economics and International Relations (BA 1992-95) and European Studies (MA 1995-96) at the University of Reading, UK.
Was a post-graduate researcher at the Institute of European and International Studies of the University of Reading (1996-98).
He was professionally involved in the tourism sector.
He served as the General Secretary of the Democratic Rally Youth, as Chairman of the Democratic Rally Young Graduates and as Director of the Democratic Rally President’s Office.
During the period of 2009-2013 he served as Press Spokesman of the Democratic Rally. He was also the Deputy Head of the Economic Policy of the Party.
In May 2011 he was elected as a Member of the Parliament with the Democratic Rally. He served as a Member of the Committee of Financial and Budgetary Affairs, the Watchdog Committee and the Committee of Communications and Public Works.
On 1st of March 2013 he was appointed by President Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, as Minister of Labour and Social Insurance. He served at this post until the 3rd of April 2013.
On 3rd of April 2013 he was appointed by President, as Minister of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus.