Elias is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) since 2005 and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC) since 2006. He is a graduate of the University of Cyprus (2002) with a major in accounting.
He has over 16 years of audit experience, with the last 10 being in a managerial position. He has been with Ernst & Young Cyprus for 13 years, while in the last 3 years he works as a senior manager at Primus. He has a wide range of experience across many industries including the banking sector, software development companies, hotels, property owning companies, trading companies and investment companies. He is also involved in a number of group audits, acting in the capacity of the head of the primary team.
Other than audit, he is also involved in IFRS technical reviews, due diligence reports, valuation reports and provision of in-house seminars.
Over the last 6 years, he is also acting as a lecturer at LTA Invictus Institute of Accountancy, where he teaches Strategic Business Reporting and Financial Management.