Republic of Cyprus
Asylum Service


Maria Chrysomila - Koutsoumba

A. Academic Qualifications:

BA Honours - Economics & Quantitative Techniques

University at East Anglia, UK

MBA - Master of Business Administration

University of Aston, UK

Β. Professional Experience:

1. Head of Cyprus Asylum Service 7/2020

2. Head of Administration Department

Administration, Accounting and Registry 2013 - 2019

Deputy Ministry of Tourism / Cyprus Tourism Organisation

3. Senior Administrative Officer CTO 2008

4. Administrative Officer Α’ CTO 2002

5. Employment at the European Commission in Brussels, in the Department of Human Resource Management.

Administrative Officer CTO 1992

6. Economic Officer and Manager of the Medium Size Businesses Unit.

Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation 1988 - 1992

C. Professional Qualifications:

Mrs. Chrysomila has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Human Resource and Management Association.

D. Professional Work:

Coordinator for the conversion of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation into Deputy Ministry of Tourism.

Coordinator for the CTO Services restructuring project..

Participation in training seminars and conferences in Cyprus and abroad on the subject of Management, Human Resource, Management and Development.

Participation in seminars on International Protection Asylum issues, Management of Reception and Accommodation Centers.

Message from the Head of the Asylum Service

Census of population 2021


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