(Member of the Recovery and Resilience Task Force, Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus)
For over a decade now, Christos Paschalides is responsible for the monitoring of all socio-economic reforms in Cyprus, in the context of the European Semester of economic governance.
He is currently serving as a Senior Economic Advisor in the Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus and a Member of the Recovery and Resilience Task Force, of the Secretariat-General of the European Commission.
Prior to his current post, he was the economic analyst for Cyprus in the Directorate-General of Economic and Financial affairs of the European Commission, while earlier he served as an Official in the Cyprus Government. He has also been a Research Fellow in a consultancy unit at the University College London (UCL) and a Senior Management-Consultant in a large multinational firm.
After graduating from the University of Manchester, he did his postgraduate studies at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE), and the University of Paris (Pantheon-Sorbonne), focusing on International Economics, Sustainable Global Development and Process Efficiency.
He is awarded the Professional Certification in Senior Management and Leadership, with specialisation in Strategic Economic Diplomacy, by the UK Chartered Management Institute. He is accredited by the HARVARD Kennedy School (HARVARD School of Government) in Public Leadership. He is a Certified Internal Auditor from the respective International Institute. He participated in the International Visitor Leadership Programme, upon invitation by the U.S.A. Government.