Demetris Vakis

Board Member, Head of Family Business

KPMG in Cyprus

Demetris has joined KPMG in Cyprus in 1987 and became a board member in 1991. Demetris is the lead partner for a number of our clients, having specialised in both Advisory and Audit throughout his career. Demetris is Head of the Travel, Leisure and Tourism industry for KPMG in Cyprus. He leads a national team focusing on working with clients from across the tourism industry and their stakeholders to help solve their challenges, manage risk and effectively deal with their unique management and operational challenges. Having acquired during his career a wealth of insights and knowledge into the family run businesses, Demetris also heads the Family Business practice at KPMG in Cyprus. He is a frequent speaker at Family Business as well as tourisms events and conferences.

  • Enterprise
  • Family Business Governance
  • High Growth Markets
  • Middle Market
  • Small Enterprises
  • Small Entities
  • University of Manchester, United Kingdom BSc Computer Science and Accounting (Joint Honours)

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Associate and Fellow Chartered Accountant


  • Fellow member of the institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

  • President of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC)

  • Member of the Cyprus Institute of Internal Auditors

  • Member of the Board and the Executive Committee of Employers and Industrialists Federation

  • Board Member of the Research Promotion Foundation

  • Board member of the State Fairs Authority