George Michaelides

Commissioner Office of the Commissioner of Communications

George has more than 20 years of experience in ICT. He holds a B.Eng in Computer Engineering and an MSc in Communications Systems.

For more than 14 years, he has been working for multinational organizations holding various regional senior ICT roles, accountable for providing impeccable service through reorganizations, outsourcing, and the implementation/adoption of IT Best Practices. Currently, he is leading the Cyprus national regulatory authority (OCECPR) for Electronic Communications and Postal Services as well as the regulatory authority for Network and Information Security (NIS) for Critical Information Infrastructures (CIIs).

In addition, George has been tasked to set up and operate the National CSIRT. His office is the coordinating body for the implementation of the Cyprus Cybersecurity Strategy.

As part of his regulatory duties, George is a Board member of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC), the European Mediterranean Regulators Group (EMERG), and the European Regulators Group for Postal Services (ERGP).