Elena Frixou is the Head of the Legal Department of the Association of Cyprus Banks. Her duties involve monitoring AML/CFT and regulatory compliance issues and act as Chair of the relevant committees of the Association. She represents the Association at the European Banking Federation (EBF), as well as the House of Representatives, the Central Bank of Cyprus and other governmental bodies.
Prior to working in the Association, Ms Frixou has been practicing corporate law in a large law firm in Nicosia. She has also delivered a number of training courses in respect of the Cyprus AML/CFT Framework.
Ms Frixou is a Barrister (member of Gray’s Inn London) and has been admitted to the Bar in Cyprus. She is a holder of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and a Master of Laws (LLM) in Corporate Commercial Law from King’s College London, a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Studies from City University London and a Diploma in Oil and Gas Agreements from the IBC Academy-UK.
Ms Frixou is also a Board member of the Cyprus Chapter of ACAMS.