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The Cyprus Germany Business Association



CGBA Directors
(sorted by President, Vice Presidents, and then Directors in alphabetical order)


Stefan Nolte
CGBA President

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Shanda Consult Ltd


73, Makarios Avenue
1070 Nicosia
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 222 72 300
Fax: +357 222 72 340


Business Description:


Shanda Consult provides project-related cross-border business and industrial investment consultancy and services, business localisation services, business structuring services and interim company management, with focus on Cyprus and the United Arab Emirates.


Special expertise:

Structuring and realising SPACs (Special Purpose Acquisition Companies), acting as a one-stop project manager for all aspects of SPACs, including but not limited to arranging for listing and IPO at NASDAQ, NYSE or other stock exchanges.


Capt. Eberhard Georg Johann Koch
CGBA Vice-President

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OL Shipping Group


Franklin Roosevelt Ave .67, 3rd floor
3011 Limassol
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 253 32 555
Fax: +357 256 62 666


Business Description:


We are a family owned and family managed shipping company with a young fleet of 5 multipurpose container vessels and execute in-house full management. We have a history of almost two centuries, 25 years from which we have been successfully operating out of Limassol, Cyprus with outstanding multicultural teams onboard and ashore delivering around the globe with confidence.

We have access to strong commercial and operating platforms that enable us to outperform industry benchmarks and targeting to be the lowest cost operator amongst peers by maintaining exceedingly top quality and safety standing whilst protecting our asset and environment with a highly acknowledged market reputation.

The Board of Directors has a combination of 65 years’ experience by present sole shareholder and resilient commitment for our Group designed growth strategy and manpower to increase our current fuel efficient fleet of 5 multipurpose geared containerships (MPC) at any time.


Angie Hadjicosta
CGBA Vice-President

Angie Hadjicosta

Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC.


2 Agias Elenis Street, 6th & 7th Floor
1060 Nicosia
Phone: +357 269 30 800
Fax: +357 22 767880


Business Description:


One of Cyprus’ leading legal firms with an impeccable reputation, founded in 1991, with offices in Nicosia, Limassol and Paphos, providing a broad range of legal services to corporate and private clients, with in-depth expertise in, amongst other, the fields of Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Shipping, Energy & Transport, International Tax Planning, Intellectual Property, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration, Yachts & Superyachts, Immovable Property, Immigration.


The firm offers international and cross-border services and advice through its offices in Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Malta, Ukraine, UAE & UK.


Andreas Chrysostomou

Andreas Chrysostomou

Aphrodite Hills Resorts Ltd


3 Aphrodite Avenue, Aphrodite Hills, Kouklia
8509 Paphos
Phone: +357 96 548 549


Business Description:


Aphrodite Hills Resort is the world renowned multi awarded Golf, Leisure and Real Estate development in Cyprus. The Real Estate division of Aphrodite Hills Resort Ltd. designs, develops and manages all real estate projects of the resort.We offer a large portfolio of luxury villas, premium apartments and plots of land for sale in Aphrodite Hills Resort. Our catalogue includes both ready and off-plan properties. Our multinational Real Estate team will guide you through the selection and purchase process and offer professional consultation on all aspects of buying property in Cyprus including all legal and immigration matters.


Jovanna Yiouselli
CGBA Director


Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry


38 Grivas Dhigenis Ave. & 3 Deligiorgis Str.
1059 Nicosia
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 228 89 772
Fax: +357 226 67 593


Business Description:


The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the head organisation of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the districts of Cyprus


Lukas Drumm
CGBA Director

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Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd


21 Spyrou Kyprianou Ave. Yermasoyia
4042 Limassol
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 258 43 100
Fax: +357 253 20 325


Business Description:


For over 40 years, the Columbia Group has provided world-class ship management and crew management services to the global shipping industry. A global presence with more than 20 management and representative offices, crew agencies and training centres worldwide connects Columbia to its 15,000 employees on land and sea.
Moreover, the Group offers a fully transparent and integrated maritime services and logistics platform, cooperating closely with its global partners to drive bottom line value and leverage economies of scale. Columbia’s services are cost-efficient and fully optimised to the individual client’s business scenario, resulting in the delivery of top-quality customisable and modular maritime solutions.

Founded 1978 in Cyprus, the Columbia Group is strongly imbedded in the Cyprus shipping industry. As a German family owned business with its second largest office in Hamburg and a reputable German client base, the Columbia Group is promoting heavily the Cyprus-German business relations.


Stefan Berns
CGBA Director


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Tefkrou Anthia No.2, Office 301
6045 Larnaca
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +49 1514 0004509


Business Description:


Stefan Berns is the 1st Cyprus Consultant for the German speaking market, when it comes to Immigration to Cyprus.
Our services provide all what what you need from A - Z.

V.I.P Tours
Company Founding, Immigration Service, Property Network, etc.
Community Events.

Stefan is the founder of the Roundtable for the German Entrepreneur Community with monthly Meetings in the Larnaca & Paphos Regions.

WhatsApp & Telegramm: +49 151 4000 4509

WhatsApp Direct Link

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CGBA Extended Board Members
(sorted alphabetical and then Honorary President, Ex Officio Members


Andreas Ttafounas
CGBA Ext. Board Member




Themistokli Dervi 40, 4th floor
1066 Nicosia
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 220 16 010
Fax: +357 220 16 020  


Business Description:


Allianz offers a wide range of insurance and fund products to over 100 million customers in more than 70 countries.


Anthony Ashiotis
CGBA Ext. Board Member


Anthony Ashiotis & Co


8 Samou Street St. Omologites
1086 Nicosia
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 224 55 455
Fax: +357 225 16 999


Business Description:


Anthony Ashiotis & Co, established in 1990, is a well known firm of qualified auditors, accountants and consultants based in Cyprus, offering a wide range of services of the very highest standard to a large portfolio of clients based in Cyprus and abroad.


Our head offices are based in the centre of Nicosia, house state of the art technology and meeting facilities and a team of professionals who aim to add value to the level of our work and protect the interests of our clients.


Carine Khoury Niemann
CGBA Ext. Board Member


Floral Image Cyprus (AM Floral Solutions Ltd)


9a, 1st Apriliou, Agia Fyla
3116  Limassol
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 7000 7767


Business Description:


Sustainable Flower Service.


Eco-friendly and water-free, Floral Image arrangements are available for rental and suitable for any place of work, from small and medium businesses through to large corporations. Stunning and incredibly life-like, our vases are delivered every month, keeping the face of your business refreshed and engaging. They are maintenance-free, immune to air conditioning and central heating, and a cost effective alternative to fresh flowers.


Our wide selection of colours and designs mean we can work with you to ensure your business’s image is consistently kept bright.


Christodoulos Stylianou
CGBA Ext. Board Member

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Frioncon Ltd


P.O. Box 29029
1620 Nicosia
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 99 407 467
Fax: +357 225 16 999


Business Description:


FRIONCON LTD was established by well qualified and experienced executives for the purpose of offering specialized services in the development and implementation of business organization processes and procedures, professional training and business consultancy services.

Some services provided are as quality systems (ISO 9001, ISO 45001,ISO 14001,ISO 39001, Business continuity), food Safety (Basic Hygiene, HACCP, BRC, FSSC,IFS), cosmetics (GMP) – ISO 22716, accreditation (ΙSO 17025, ISO 15189), product certification (CE Mark, ecolabel, ETAG, EAD), ISPS CODE, environmental studies.


Demos Demosthenous
CGBA Ext. Board Member

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TUV Cyprus LTD


Papaflessa 2 Str.
2235 Latsia
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 224 42 840
Fax: +357 224 42 850


Business Description:


Inspection – Certification - Training


Marek Reiss
CGBA Ext. Board Member

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WTE Wassertechnik GmbH


Stasikratous 16 Paloma Court 6th Floor Flat 601
1065 Nicosia
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 22 870 754
Fax: +357 22 870 753


Business Description:


We plan, build, finance and operate facilities for waste water disposal, drinking water supply and energy generation.



Marios Loucaides
CGBA Ext. Board Member
Honorary Treasurer

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Rödl and Partner (Cyprus) Limited


11, Grigori Afxentiou StreetMesa Geitonia
Centro Imperio, 2nd Floor, Office 201
4003 Limassol
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 257 55 301
Fax: +357 255 84 514


Business Description:


Rödl & Partner has formed a joint office with one of the finest advisory firms in Cyprus, and offers Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and accounting services, incorporation, fiduciary and secretarial services, audit services, as well as legal and tax advice through the highly professional and experienced staff of Rödl & Partner Cyprus Ltd.


Michael Pnevmaticos
CGBA Ext. Board Member

Michael Pnevmaticos

Sixt Rent A Car (Uniwheels Car Rentals Ltd)


Georgiou A’ 107
4048 Germasogeia, Limassol
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 253 12 345
Fax: +357 253 12 898


Business Description:


Car rental and leasing


Spyridon Pakos
CGBA Ext. Board Member


Knauf Cyprus Ltd


Christos Zeipekkis 1
4504 Vasa Kellakiou, P.O. Box 54589, 3725 Limassol
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 25 821 040
Fax: +357 25 821 043


Business Description:


Knauf Cyprus Limited is the leading building- materials and –systems producer in Cyprus. Based in Limassol, the company maintains industrial and commercial activity in its new state-of-the-art factory since 1997. Knauf produces plasters, tile adhesives and other special cement- based products for the Cypriot market and it’s export activities to Greece, to the Balkans, to the Middle East and to North Africa.

Additionally, the company is providing the market with high value added Drywall -Systems including plasterboards, cement boards, metal profiles, finishing and jointing compounds, as well as internal and external thermal insulation systems.

Knauf Cyprus Ltd is member of the German KNAUF Group. Today Knauf is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of modern insulation materials, drylining systems, plasters and accessories, thermal insulation composite systems, paints, floor screed, floor systems, and construction equipment and tools. With more than 250 production facilities and sales organisations in over 86 countries, 35,000 employees worldwide, and sales of 10 billion Euro (in 2019), the Knauf Group is without doubt one of the big players on the market – in Europe, the USA, South America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and Australia.


Uta Steffen
CGBA Ext. Board Member

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Saltgate Shipmanagement (Cyprus) Ltd


55z, Spyrou Kyprianou Avenue
4042 Limassol
Rep. of Cyprus

Tel.: 25 332 410 (direct)
Mob: 357 99 490 852


Business Description:


Saltgate Shipmanagement is an independent and privately owned ship management organisation, specialised in crew management. We provide Officers, Engineers and Crew from Eastern Europe and the Philippines to vessel operators and owners. Saltgate Shipmanagement is operating from offices in Limassol, Cyprus and Stade, Germany. Our office teams are highly qualified and experienced and provide a very personalised and dedicated service to our clients. Our services in Germany are fully compliant with German Tonnage Tax regulations.
Saltgate Shipmanagement is a Full Domestic Member of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and member of the Cyprus Marine Club.


George Michaelides
Ex officio Member
Honorary/Founding President


George Chr.Michaelides Tourism Consulting LTD


5 Z. Kitieos Str.



Anke Schlimm
Ex officio Member

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Embassy of Fed. Rep. of Germany


10, Nikitaras Str.
1080 Nicosia
Rep. of Cyprus
Tel.: +357 227 90 000
Fax: +357 227 90 079


Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Nicosia