Katia Santis

Chief Legal Officer & Company Secretary


Katia Santis

Katia  holds the position of Chief Legal Officer and Company secretary since July and November 2014, respectively.

Prior to joining the Bank of Cyprus PLC, Katia was a Senior Recoveries Officer at Pireaus Bank (Cyprus) Ltd from November 2013 to June 2014.  She was also part-time lecturer of the University of Nicosia on Cyprus banking law.

Before that, Katia worked as Barrister with P.L. Cacoyiannis and Co., law firm in Limassol for a year, before joining the Cyprus Development Bank PCL in October 1991 where she first worked as internal legal adviser, and then, from March 2003 to June 2013, as Manager of the Legal Unit (Banking Division).  From January 2010 until June 2013, she also headed the Loans Administration Department while from January 2012 until June 2013, she was head of the Recoveries Department of the Cyprus Development Bank.

Katia is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association and a member of the Bar of England and Wales.

She holds an LL.B. from the University of Reading and is a Barrister-at-Law, as well as a member of Gray's Inn since 1989.