Commissioner, Office of the Commissioner of Electronic Communications and Postal Regulation, Cyprus (OCECPR) (SNRF)
George Michaelides has more than 20 years of experience in ICT, and currently heads the Cyprus national regulatory authority (OCECPR) for Electronic Communications and Postal Services as well as the regulatory authority for Network and Information Security (NIS) for Critical Information Infrastructures (CIIs). In addition, he is tasked to setup and operate the National CSIRT. His office is also the coordinating body for the implementation of Cyprus Cybersecurity Strategy.
As part of his regulatory duties Mr Michaelides is a Board member of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC), the European Mediterranean Regulators Group (EMERG) and the European Regulators Group for Postal Services (ERGP). For more than 14 years he has been working for multinational organizations holding various regional senior ICT roles, accountable for the provision of impeccable service through reorganizations, outsourcing and the implementation/adoption of IT Best Practices.
Mr Michaelides holds a B.Eng in Computer Engineering and an MSc in Communications Systems.