Nicosia, 14 January 2021
EY welcomes Eleni Sofocleous as a Director in EY Cyprus’ Tax Practice
EY Cyprus, staying true to its commitment to building a better working world, always looks to reinforce its teams with the brightest talents. In this context, we are proud to announce that, as of 11th of January 2021, Eleni Sofocleous has joined EY’s Tax practice. Eleni holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance from the University of Southampton, where she graduated with 1st class honours. She is also a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a member of The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC). Today, Eleni serves as a member of the Shipping Committee of ICPAC.
Upon successfully graduating, Eleni joined a Big Four Firm as a tax consultant for more than 19 years, where she spent her time specializing in local and international tax providing advice on optimizing tax structures for both multinational international groups and small organizations. Eleni has deep knowledge of the Shipping and Oil & Gas sectors with extensive experience with Cyprus’ Tonnage Tax Regime and has successfully served several leading Shipping and Oil & Gas organizations in Cyprus.
Commenting on the new appointment, Philippos Raptopoulos, Partner and Head of Tax and Legal Services at EY Cyprus, said: “I would like to wish Eleni success in her new role and welcome her to the EY family. We are happy to have such an exceptional professional join our team and not only add to our company’s growth, but also contribute in helping our clients find solutions to their most complex challenges. Eleni’s expertise and excellent Tax knowledge in the Shipping and Oil and Gas sectors and respective tax regimes, will enable us to provide more services, deliver to market faster, and bring a more fully integrated service to our clients.”