Alexis Yiannas, CFA
Alexis joined Cronje & Yiannas Actuaries and Consultants in 2013 and is a CFA Charterholder.
Since joining C.Y Actuaries, Alexis has been involved with a broad range of projects. His primary focus has been assisting insurance companies and provident/pension fund clients in defining their investment objectives, setting appropriate investment strategies, as well as advising them on governance and regulatory matters. Alexis’ work also focusses on the implementation of clients’ investment portfolios, and more specifically, in the formulation of appropriate guidelines to asset managers, the on-going monitoring of investment portfolios’ and evaluation of their performance.
From an HR consulting perspective, Alexis has been involved in the design and implementation of employee incentive plans in the banking sector, as well as in the design of voluntary retirement plans for employees. Furthermore, he has advised a FTSE 100 company on corporate issues such as the set-up, operation and monitoring of an international retirement plan.
Furthermore, Alexis is responsible for the company’s corporate consulting offering, focussing on the preparation of business plans for SME’s and other corporate finance projects.
During his time with the Bank of Cyprus, Alexis was a member of the Liquidity Management and Structured Funding Department. Alexis was heavily involved in managing the Group’s liquidity, and with the establishment and successful issuance of the Group’s Covered Bond programme.
Prior to joining the Bank of Cyprus, Alexis was part of Hewitt’s Investment Practice in the United Kingdom providing pension fund clients with investment advice. Alexis’ main responsibility was the formulation of investment strategies for pension funds, investment governance, as well as being responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the investment structures. In addition, during his time with Hewitt, Alexis was involved in numerous fund manager selections, asset-liability studies and Trustee training sessions.
Alexis holds the following qualifications:
- Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
- MSc (Merit) in Operational Research from the London School of Economics and Political Science
- BEng (First Class Honors) in Engineering with Business Management from King’s College London.