Director, Head of Taxation


Nicolas graduated from the University of Hull where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSc) in Economics and Accounting. He also received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Financial Management. Nicolas qualified with the Tax Department of Deloitte Ltd, Cyprus.

He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC).


Nicolas is a seasoned tax advisor specialised in corporate and personal taxation. He has over 15 years of solid experience in the fields of national and international tax advisory and compliance.

He has been involved in a number of international corporate restructuring projects and has extensive experience in tax due diligence and international tax planning using Cyprus.

Nicolas serves a range of industries, including energy, shipping, financial services, investment and banking as well as high net worth individuals and frequently represents clients before the Cyprus Tax Department in tax appeals and disputes relating to the interpretation of tax laws.

He is an author of various articles, reports and presentations on Cyprus tax law and on the implementation of EU Directives.


Nicolas’ solid experience and knowledge of Cyprus’ tax legislation and the application of double tax treaties and their usage in international structuring, position him uniquely to offer complete and solid advice to the company’s clients.


Nicolas is responsible for the everyday operations of the Tax Department of Costas Tsielepis & Co Ltd, structuring transactions and advising on all tax matters.