A qualified accountant and a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner currently based and practicing in Cyprus. The founding partner of Iacovides Kimonos & Co, the island’s first insolvency firm, set up in 1988, to provide insolvency related services. He has gained considerable experience, practicing in Cyprus and abroad during the last thirty years.
Following his departure from the firm in November of 2008, he teamed up with other leading professionals, to incorporate CRI Group.
With the introduction of the Insolvency Act 1986 in the United Kingdom, at the age of 24, he became the youngest Licensed Insolvency Practitioner in the UK. With over 7,000 insolvency related appointments to his credit, he boasts a wealth of experience in all aspects of Personal and Corporate Insolvency.
Utilizing the mechanisms introduced by the rescue culture embodied in the Insolvency Act 1986 and the Enterprise Act 2002 in the UK, he has been able to facilitate Loan and Debt Restructuring and Corporate Turnarounds for many companies home and abroad.
Chris specializes in Cross Border Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring and enjoys an excellent reputation amongst professionals worldwide. He has been involved in several complicated Cross Border Insolvencies, spanning several jurisdictions including, but not limited to: Cyprus, United States, Canada, British Virgin Islands, Seychelles, Bahamas, Bermuda, Belize, Aruba, India, Nepal, Netherlands, Spain Jersey and many others.
He has participated as a guest speaker in many seminars on Cross Border Insolvency and he is the author of a number of articles in this field.