Andreas Constantinides is chair of APCO Worldwide’s European Technology practice, based in Brussels. He has extensive experience advising clients on a range of ICT issues including telecommunications, privacy, cyber security and intellectual property. In his role as practice chair he creates public affairs strategies for technology usage and risk, as well as helping clients execute campaigns geared toward their policy and business goals.
Prior to joining APCO, Dr. Constantinides most recently served with the Cyprus Permanent Representation to the EU, where he was the Single Market and Industrial Policy Attaché since 2015. Prior to this role, Dr. Constantinides was the Representation’s Telecoms, Postal Services, and Space Policy Attaché from 2011-2013. During that time, he chaired the Telecommunications and Information Society, Space, and Postal Services working parties during the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU in the second half of 2012.
Between 2013 and 2015, Dr. Constantinides was a director for Cabinet DN Consulting in Brussels, where he advised leading multinational corporations on the EU decision-making process, and how to best position themselves in Brussels. Constantinides led the firm’s digital policy team that actively monitored technology legislation and analyzed the potential impact it could have on clients.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Constantinides served as a senior advisor at Ernst & Young in Athens, a research scientist at R.K.I Leaders Limited in Cyprus and as a technical advisor at Chadbourne & Parke LLP in New York. Dr. Constantinides holds bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from Columbia University in New York. He is fluent in English and Greek.