Mr. Zachariou is a senior partner at House of Investment (HOI) Ltd, overseeing the company’s strategy advisory and management consulting offering, and he has been instrumental in the conceptualization and development of landmark projects led by HOI including the award winning Tver Marina project (Russia), Jeddah Park (Saudi Arabia), Rhodes Marina (Greece), Limassol Blu (Cyprus) to mention some.
Andreas has a diverse working experience spanning from engineering to marketing research to management consulting. He has over 20 years of top management and business consulting experience, with extensive knowledge of the Middle East, Southern and Central European regions.
This exposure has enabled Andreas to develop a range of skills and allowed him to demonstrate a capacity to drive decisions through innovative thinking, commercial acumen and strategic mindset.
He began his career in the UK at Cyfas-Restbury International as a Telecommunication & Instrumentation Engineer specializing in the design of telemetry, process control & instrumentation technologies, becoming a Principle Systems Engineer responsible for the design & development of ESD & SCADA systems for a number of high profile projects in the petrochemical industry. He also worked for Intergraph and G.P Elliot Electronic Systems.
Mr. Zachariou’s transition to Consulting coincided with his return to Cyprus; he joined MEMRB International (later acquired by AEGIS-Synovate) and was instrumental for the development of the company’s product & solution offering to the Financial and Telecommunication industries. During his employment at Synovate, he held various top management positions including Managing Director of the GCC markets (8 offices) and Executive Director of Customer Insights for the CEEMEA region.
He read Electronic Engineering at Hatfield Polytechnic and Software Engineering at the University of Westminster and has attended executive education programs on General Management, Corporate Finance, Strategy and Marketing at the Chicago Graduate School of Business (Booth).