Georgios Lakkotrypis, provisional Ιndependent Νon executive member
Mr. Georgios Lakkotrypis holds a BSc. degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Keele in the United Kingdom (1988-1991) and an MBA in Business Administration, from the University of Colorado in the United States (1993-1995). Between 1991 and 1993 he served as IT Systems Administrator for J & P, one of the top construction companies in the world, where he overlooked the company’s IT systems in Benghazi, Libya. Subsequently, he became part of the IBM team in Nicosia, Cyprus (1996-2002) where he worked in sales, and customer and partner relationships.
He then worked for eleven years at Microsoft Corporation, as Cyprus & Malta Business Development Manager (2002-2004), Cyprus Country Manager (2004-2008), Cyprus & Malta Regional Country Manager (2008-2011) and CEE Multi-Country Public Sector Director (2011-2013). During this time, he also served as a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of the then newly established University of Nicosia Research Foundation (2008-2013), the first Board of Directors of the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (2007-2011) and the first Board of Directors of the Natural Gas Public Company (2009-2013).
In March 2013, Mr. Lakkotrypis was appointed as Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism of the Republic of Cyprus, a position in which he was reappointed in March 2018. He concluded his term in office in July 2020.
Currently, through his private firm, LMA Advisory Ltd, Mr. Lakkotrypis is providing consultancy services in areas such as digital transformation and energy transition, while he serves on the board of directors of Ronin Europe Ltd as a non-executive member.