Presidency of the Republic of Cyprus

He was born on 24 March 1969 and he is a graduate of the English School in Lefkosia.

He studied Business Administration at the Manchester School of Management UMIST, in the United Kingdom. He continued his studies in the United States with an honorary Fulbright scholarship at Cornell University, where he was awarded a Master’s Degree (MBA) in Hotel Management.

Since 1997, he has been the founder, consultant and member of the Board of Directors of IMH, an organisation operating in the knowledge and information economy that provides services to specialist audiences of the Cypriot market.

Konstantinos Ioannou was CEO and Board Member of the company Real Time Hospitality Intelligence, USA (1996-2001). In 2006, he founded C.C. Coffee Company Ltd, which owns the usage rights of Gloria Jean’s Coffees International in Cyprus, and he was a member of the Advisory Group of the Retail Food Group, Australia, representing the region of Europe. He has served in the Boards of Directors of several companies.

He served as Minister of Health from 1 March 2018 until 1 July 2021, following his appointment by the President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades.

In 2022, the University of Nicosia awarded Konstantinos Ioannou an honorary doctorate of the Medical School to honor his vision, efforts and determination as Minister of Health for the implementation of the GHS.

He is married and has three children.