Presidency of the Republic of Cyprus

Mr Michael Damianos was born in Archangelos, Lefkosia. Originally, he comes from Polystypos, Larnaka.

He is a lawyer and studied Law (LLB) at the University of Southampton from where he graduated with honours and received the best academic performance award. He holds a Master of Laws (LLM), specialised in International Law, awarded by the University of Cambridge. He received the best academic performance award by the Fitzwilliam College of the University of Cambridge.

He holds the professional title of Solicitor, granted by the Supreme Court of England and Wales. He worked at the international law firms Simmons & Simmons and Hogan Lovells in London, specialised in corporate, commercial and energy matters.

Upon his return to Cyprus, he worked at a law firm in Nicosia and in 2010 he founded his own law firm which bears his name.

He served as a Municipal Councillor at Strovolos Municipality (2011-2016).

Since 2018, he is the Vice President of Democratic Party (DIKO).

He is married and has two children.