Ms Phinopoulou a qualified lawyer, she has more than 20-year legal experience in Corporate, Banking and Financial Services Laws. Ειδικότερα, she specialised on the implementation of Corporate Governance and Sustainability Compliance in scope of UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Environmental Social Governance (ESG) regulations. Holder of a Law degree (LLB Hons) (Leicester University) and of an LL.M (Master of Law)(University College London (UCL) in Commercial and Corporate Law. Nicole is also a holder of the professional Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice Course (LPC) of City University (London) and an Affiliate Member of Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment (CISI). An executive graduate of Cambridge University Judge Business School and as of 2020 admitted at Cambridge University Institute for Sustainability Leadership on Sustainable Finance & Sustainability Strategies.
Previously she served as a non-executive independent Council Member of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (2016 – 2018) and Council Member at University of Cyprus (2019 – 2021). Active member of the Cyprus Bar Association and its Companies, Tax Planning and Capital Markets Committee and for the period 2015-2020 represented the body at the House of Parliament. Nicole is also a founding member of the Cyprus Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Association (CSR Cyprus) (2015) (www.csrcyprus.org.cy).