Director General, Invest Cyprus

George Campanellas is the Director General of Invest Cyprus since May 2018 and the Vice President of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA). He has more than sixteen years of professional experience in Cyprus and abroad, working with the DG Competition in Brussels and directly with the Cypriot Ministers of Health and Energy, Commerce, Industry & Tourism. For a number of years, George has been actively involved with the development of the hydrocarbons sector in Cyprus’ EEZ, dealing with licensing, exploration and exploitation activities, as well as promoting bilateral and multilateral cooperation at a regional level. He has also been actively involved with drafting the regulatory framework and running the relevant licensing procedures for attracting FDI in sectors of strategic importance and large-scale infrastructure projects, such as the LNG terminal at Vasilikos Energy Centre, Cyprus Techno Park, EuroAsia Interconnector and the City of Dreams Mediterranean, Europe’s largest integrated casino resort and Cyprus’ largest FDI project.