Executive Management


Head office in Cyprus

Polycarpos Protopapas, Managing Director

Mr Polycarpos Protopapas holds a BSc (Hns) degree in Economics & Accountancy from City University of London, and is a Fellow member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.

Mr Protopapas has over 25 years work experience with key positions at both public and private companies or group of companies at various sectors of the industry both in Cyprus and in the U.K. He has worked mainly in banking, maritime and auditing sectors.

In parallel, Mr Protopapas has been participating for more than 15 years in board of directors meetings in his capacity as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer, independent non- executive director.

Demos Demou, Chief Financial Officer

Demos is a fellow of the Association of Certified Accountants, a member of the Institute of Certified Accountants of Cyprus, a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and a full member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP). He is also a graduate of the International Managment Development Institute of Pittsburgh University.

Demos has extensive experience of finance across a number of sectors.

Norwegian branch

Sølve Nilsen, General Manager

A graduate in Finance and Economics, Sølve Nilsen has extensive experience of finance and audit with Oceanteam ASA and Kavli Holdings AS and Deloitte. He joined Petrolia SE in October 2010.