Neofytos holds the position of Regional Head of Tax in Baker Tilly South East Europe.
He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (ACA) with over 30 years of experience as a Partner and Head of the International Tax Services Group in a Big 4 firm in Cyprus.
He is also a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC) and the same time advisor to the Institute advising members’ on various tax issues.
Neofytos has extensive experience in international tax planning, on structuring operations and group structures for international clients in the oil and gas industry, the banking and financial industry (including FX business), the construction and hotel industry, the manufacturing and service industries etc. and his clients included major local and international groups.
Neofytos has also extensive experience in due diligence projects, concentrating on direct and indirect tax issues in a variety of industries. Some across the board major clients served include Bank of Cyprus, USB Bank, Deutsche Bank, VTB Bank, Sperbank, Troika Dialog, Renaissance capital Universal life Insurance, Eurolife Insurance, ExxonMobil, Lukoil.
He is currently tax advisor to international businesses and he is teaching on international taxation issues, with particular emphasis on substance, transparency and exchange of information.
Neofytos teaches the Cyprus Paper for the ADIT qualification.
In 2013 Neofytos founded Redimus, a specialised tax consulting firm, which has also established a comprehensive, one-stop tax portal for all tax-related matters in Cyprus and internationally. He has acted as chairman on various conferences on energy and tax related issues.
For the last six years he is also acting as a special advisor to the Minister of Finance on double tax treaties issues and negotiations as well as other tax issues and also recently he has been appointed as an advisor of the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works on merchant shipping issues.