Yangos Hadjiyannis earned an LL.B. with a First-Class Honours from the University of Nottingham. He then moved to the University of Cambridge (Trinity Hall) where he earned a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies and the next year, an LL.M. in International Law with a First Class Honours. In May 2022 he completed successfully the highly exclusive Executive Education program “Authentic Leadership” at Harvard University. In July 2022, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration by the University of West London.
From 2008 to 2019, he was the Deputy Director-General of CIM-Cyprus Business School, in charge for business development and strategy. Since 2020 he is the Chief Executive Officer.
He is a Non-Executive Director at KEDIPES (Cyprus Asset Management Company). He is also a member of the Board of Directors of CIPA (Invest Cyprus) and Chairman of the Promotion Committee. Moreover, he is a member of the Cyprus Advertising Control Agency and member of the Executive Committee of the Cyprus Employers & Industrialists Federation (OEB).
Yangos Hadjiyannis is an advisor to many companies on issues of strategy and management.
In recent years, he took up a research interest in Economics and Financial affairs and he has published various Articles with the local and international press. He is a commentator for the local media on financial affairs and as such he is regularly hosted on TV and radio.