Dr Theodosis (Theo) Mourouzis is a cryptologist and information security professional with strong interests in both academia and industry. He holds a BA/MA in Mathematics and a MSc in Pure Mathematics (PART III - Number Theory Group) from University of Cambridge, a MRes in Security Science and a PhD in Information Security with Specialisation in Cryptography from University College London. He is a recipient of the 1st award in the UK Cyber Cipher Security Challenge in 2013 and he has represented Cyprus four times in Balkan & International competitions in Mathematics.
Dr. Kyriacos (Kyri) Pavlou is a researcher and lecturer in Database Design, Security and Blockchain Technologies. He holds a MA (Cantab) in Genetics from the University of Cambridge and a double BSc in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Arizona. He completed his PhD on Database Forensics and Information Accountability at the University of Arizona. He has also worked as a postdoctoral research associate in the Computer Science department of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Pavlou currently serves as the Director of Executive Education at Electi Consulting and is laso a Research Associate at the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT). He has been a member of the Republic of Cyprus blockchain working group tasked with the formulation of the country’s national strategy on blockchain. He has collaborated with several academic institutions working on EU-funded projects and has provided consulting services to a variety of major organizations including EY Cyprus, MSC Shipmanagement and the ECB.