Evie Mitsidou Phillips was born in Nicosia and grew up in Greece. She studied French and Law at University of Surrey, UK. She returned to live in Cyprus in October 2000. Between September 2002 and July 2010, she worked as an MP Assistant. She has been working as a journalist for the Cyprus News Agency since July 2010. She has been Assistant Editor in Chief since September 2020. She is married to Ivor Phillips and they have two daughters, Daphne and Gabriella.