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Andreas Antoniades was appointed Accountant General on 4 August 2023. Previously, he was a Director of Financial Services in the Treasury of the Republic and was positioned as Head of Accounting and Financial Management of the Ministry of Finance since April 2023.

He is a chartered accountant, member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC) since 2002. He was the Secretary and, later, Vice-Chairman of the Public Sector Committee of the ICPAC during the period from 2006 to 2010.

He holds a degree in Economics (BA Honours), majoring in Accounting and Finance, as well as a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA with Merit). In 2010, he obtained a professional education certificate in Public Financial Management from the Harvard Kennedy School, after getting a full scholarship from the US Fulbright Scholarship Commission.

He has 25 years of experience in the private sector, in the public sector in Cyprus and in the EU institutions. He worked in a big audit firm in Cyprus for a period of six years and has been serving the public sector from various positions associated with public financial management since 2004.

During the period from 2010 to 2016, he offered his services to the European Court of Auditors in Luxembourg, as attaché and, later, as Head of Cabinet of the Cypriot Member, Mr Lazarou S. Lazarou, whose main responsibility was the audit of the reliability of the accounts of the European Union, as well as the public governance of the European Commission.

By Decisions of the Council of Ministers, he was appointed as official member of Water Supply Boards (Larnaca 2017-2019 and Limassol 2019-2023), representing the former Accountant General of the Republic, Mrs Rea Georgiou.

Andreas Antoniades has an excellent knowledge of Greek and English, and a very good knowledge of the French language.

He has served his military service as a Reserve Officer, in the Military Police.

He is the father of Marios, a secondary school pupil in Cyprus.