Management Team Bios
Nawaf Abdulla, CEO
Nawaf has joined DP World Limassol in 2020. Nawaf has been with DP World since 1997 and has held various managerial positions within the Group. Most recently, he served as Director of Business Development at DP World Asia Pacific Region, based in Hong Kong. Mr. Abdulla has led and successfully carried out various development and expansion projects within DP World’s portfolio, mainly in the UAE, Africa and Asia regions. He holds a diploma in Maritime & Port Management from the Singapore Institute of Management.
Chris Christophi, IT Manager
Chris has joined DP World Limassol in 2016. He holds a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science and a PhD in Electrical Engineering. Before joining DP World Limassol, Chris has worked in the education, hotel, telecommunications and IT Services industries in various positions for 15 years and lately as IT Manager.
Christos Elisseou, Engineering & Facilities Manager
Christos has joined DP World Limassol in 2016. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, he is a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers UK, and a member of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK). Before joining DP World Limassol, Christos has gained over 25 years of experience in the construction, automotive, engineering and beverages industries in various engineering and managerial positions.
Lazaros Charalambous, Commercial Manager
Lazaros has joined DP World Limassol in 2016. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing and Communications, and a Master of Science in International Transportation Management. Further, he is a member of the Institute of Charter Shipbrokers (ICS). Before joining DP World Limassol, Lazaros has worked in the logistics and shipping sectors for over 15 years in the areas of corporate customer care, vessel operations and lately as Commercial Manager.
Marios Christoforou, Finance Manager
Marios has joined DP World Limassol in 2016. He is a qualified accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Management and a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance. He is a fellow member of International Accountants (FAIA), a fellow member of Financial Accountants (FFA), a fellow member Chartered Manager (FCMI) and a member of CFOs committee of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants Cyprus (ICPAC). Previous to joining DP World Limassol, Marios has worked in the audit, production, construction and food manufacturing sectors for over 15 years in the positions of Audit Supervisor, CFO and Financial Manager.
Marina Christofi, Human Resource Manager
Marina has joined DP World Limassol in 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master of Science in Human Resource Management. Further, she is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development UK (CIPD). Before joining DP World Limassol, Marina has worked for over 15 years in the education, retail, financial and shipping sectors in HR management positions.
Nikolas Kamakiotis, HSSE Manager
Nikolas has joined DP World Limassol in 2016. He holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science in Science and Technology of Water Resources. Further, he holds the NEBOSH International Technical certificate in Oil and Gas Operational safety, and he is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece and the Scientific and Technical Chamber of Cyprus. Before joining DP World Limassol, Nikolas has worked for over 12 years in the sectors of Environmental and Renewable Energy Sources Management, airport operations and oil storage terminal operations, in HSSEQ management and other relevant positions.