COST Targeted Network TN1302

The voice of research administrators - building a network of administrative excellence (BESTPRAC)


Position Title:
Member of WG3
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Expertise relevant to the Targeted Network

In line with the main objective of BESTPRAC, to promote a better and more consistent administration of transnational research projects thereby supporting excellence in research, the University itself and specifically R&IO, have been striving throughout the years to achieve this goal. To this extent it, R&IO has been on a constant mission to improve itself and we, as staff, have been working through models such as EFQM and Investors in People to do so. With over thirteen years of personal experience in actually working on EU transnational projects, supporting faculty to do so, as a consultant and working towards specific goals for the EFQM and Investors in People are all relevant for the targeted network.



The University of Nicosia (UNic) is the largest private university in Cyprus with approximately 5000 students. It is an independent, co-educational, equal opportunity institution of higher education, which offers a wide range of programs to students from around the world. The University offers undergraduate as well as graduate studies in business, science, medical, education and the liberal arts. International in philosophy, the University hosts students from all over the world, in a multicultural learning environment, promoting friendship, cooperation and understanding. The University pursues excellence in education through research and high teaching standards, in a continually improving academic environment.

The University's research profile is grounded on a broad-based platform across a wide range of disciplines. It is supported by groups and programmes, dedicated research institutes and individual scholarship structured around and across our Schools.

The University, adopting a dynamic and proactive strategy on research and innovation, wishes to reach out to all its stakeholders and to work with them in developing ideas for academic and applied research to better the Cyprus community, country and region. Within these parameters and taking a proactive role in research the University and its researchers are involved in projects both at the EU and national level.

The University Research infrastructure for supporting research activities consists of the:

  1. University Research Committee
  2. University Research Ethics Committee
  3. School Research Committees
  4. Research & Innovation Office

With over a decade of relevant experience and expertise, the Research & Innovation offers Faculty and Researchers up-to-date information regarding the research opportunities available, support them in the development and submission of research proposals, as well as guide and train them in the effective implementation of awarded projects.

Curriculum Vitae

Education/Professional Career


B.A. Business and Human Resource Management, Vesalius College of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium (Minor: International Affairs)


M.A. (G.G.S.) Advanced Studies in European Politics, Cultures and Societies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Dissertation: Cyprus and the LEONARDO DA VINCI Program: Implications on the Cypriot Labour Force and Integration of Cyprus to the European Union


M.A. Organisational Analysis and Behaviour, The Management School, Lancaster University, UK

Dissertation: Coming to Grips with the Changing Face of the Work Relationship: A Case Study of EUROCONTROL


Consultant/Coordinator of HRM, Coordinator of EU Programmes, Intercollege, Nicosia, Cyprus


Human Resource Manager, Business Development Unit-HRM, Cyber Group, Nicosia, Cyprus

since 2000:

Lecturer at the Academy for Public Administration (‘The role and duty of the government within EU programmes’)


Human Resource Development Officer, Intercollege, Nicosia, Cyprus

since 2003:

Research Officer, Intercollege, Nicosia, Cyprus


Human Resource Development Officer, Intercollege, Nicosia, Cyprus

since 2003:

Research Officer, Intercollege, Nicosia, Cyprus

since 2006:

Senior Research Officer, University of Nicosia, Cyprus

since 2013

Acting Director Research & Innovation Office, University of Nicosia (UNic), Cyprus

Secretary, University of Nicosia Research Foundation

Representative of UNic, European Office of Cyprus

Coordinator of Cyprus National Network, Anna Lindh Foundation