About Us

Meet our President 2017-2019

Haris Kakoullis is an Assurance Partner with KPMG with over 20 years of experience.  He is based in the Nicosia office serving both local and international clients of all sizes in various sectors of the economy, including services, finance, investment, construction and real estate, energy and natural resources, information technology, healthcare and shipping.  Haris had been a trainer in audit, involved in various teams and committees focusing on audit quality and served as the Change Management Partner who led the successful change of the Firm from paper-based to paperless audits. Haris is also the Chief Financial Officer of KPMG.

Prior to joining KPMG in Cyprus, Haris worked in New York City for six years in the audit firms of Friedman Alpren & Green LLP (from 1995 to 1997), Goldstein Golub Kessler & Co (from 1997 to 1998) and KPMG LLP (from 1998 to 2001). During these six years, Haris handled a variety of private and SEC audit clients in real estate, apparel, investment, broker dealers and banking.

Haris studied in New York, where he earned his B.Sc. in Accounting in 1994 from Long Island University and his Master in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance in 1998 from Fordham University.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of CPAs and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus. Haris is actively involved in the Committees of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus, where in the past he served as a member in the Education and Accounting Standards Committees, as a vice president and president of the Corporate Governance, Internal Controls and Risk Management Committee and currently as a member of the CFO committee.