Alexandros Antonaras is the Vice President of Student Services and an Associate Professor of Management at the University of Nicosia (CY). He holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics & Statistics with Management from Brunel University of West London [UK], an MSc in Quality Management and a PhD in Quality & Process Improvement from Cranfield University [UK].
Alexandros is a founding member and the Chairman of the Cyprus Network for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR Cyprus), a non-profit business network and Cyprus’ National Partner Organisation of CSR Europe. He is a Certified Entrepreneurship Facilitator by the Entrepreneurship Learning Initiative (USA) and an active European Excellence Assessor and Validator for the EFQM Excellence Model, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI). He is also a certified VET Trainer by Human Resources Development Authority (CY).
Before joining the University of Nicosia as the Director of the Consultancy Unit, Alexandros has worked at INTRALOT (GR) as the Quality Manager (2006-2010), Lamda Infrastructure Finance SA (GR) as the Head of Quality & Process Improvement (2001-2006), and as a Lecturer (2002-2009) at the American College of Greece (GR). As a Management Consultant, Alexandros has been involved in many performance and quality improvement projects for many public and private organisations.
Alexandros has been involved in several European funded projects including CSR Matrix, LOQUET, Growing on Ethics and APPHELP. As Chairman of CSR Cyprus is being involved in the implementation of the European Pact 4 Youth (EP4Y) initiative in Cyprus.
He has considerable graduate and undergraduate teaching experience and has published and presented many research papers in national and international journals and conferences. His research interests include corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability, business excellence, business ethics, entrepreneurship, and quality management.