Efi M. Marcou
Title: Head of Learning and Development, ICPAC
Efi M. Marcou leads the Learning and Development Unit of ICPAC. In her capacity, she has oversight of ICPAC’s CPD Program, both in terms of regulatory requirements as well as monitoring of enforcement by ICPAC’s Members. Under her supervision, is also the design and implementation of all learning and training activities offered by ICPAC, including the identification and assessment of content and collaboration with leading professional instructors on topics that are deemed fit for Professional Accountants. ICPAC’s Learning and Development Dept. is also responsible for the Joint Examination Scheme (JES) maintained by ICPAC in association with ACCA, including registration of students, exams, syllabi and other requirements, the Approved Employer Scheme and the overall monitoring and implementation of ICPAC’s strategic commitment of providing lifelong learning opportunities to its members.
Efi holds a BA from Macalester College, MN, USA in Economics and Communication & Media Studies. She is an ICAEW Fellow Member and a HRDA Certified Trainer for Professional Training & Development. Prior to joining ICPAC, she has worked in the Audit & Assurance Dept. of a Big4 Firm where she got qualified as a chartered accountant, then moved to the Banking Sector and subsequently served as Head of Accounts & Finance in an Electronic Money Institution regulated by the Central Bank of Cyprus. Efi has more than 10 years of teaching experience as Tutor of various ACCA courses and has delivered a number of seminars and trainings on topics such as business coaching, organizational behavior, motivation in the workplace and more.