Thalia Iacovou has been working in the field of design, branding and communications for the last 23 years. A graduate of Reading and MIddlesex Universities, Thalia spent the first 16 years of her professional career in London, where she worked in the design industry with global clients on branding, communications and digital design projects.

She became head of digital branding at UBS Investment Bank in London in 2002, where she also served on the e-commerce steering board, responsible for the design and user experience of their online trading and banking platform. She was involved in 2 global rebrands of the business and managed all the digital brand training globally.

After returning to Cyprus in 2007, Thalia became co-director of Navajo, a creative agency with expertise in branding, advertising and digital communications, working across the corporate, music, entertainment and hospitality industries. She also advises in the fields of Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Service.

Thalia is involved in #TEDxNicosia#TEDxNicosiaWomen,  is a mentor for the #JuniorAchievementProgram, is a member of the first Nicosia LeanIn circle and co-launched the first Food Revolution Day in Cyprus. Her motivation in life is driven by a passion to approach everything with creativity and collaboration. She believes that we all have a responsibility to explore new ways of thinking, to find solutions to the issues of our generation.

This is Thalia’s second term on Aipfe’s Board of Directors and hopes to help drive the organisation’s mission to empower and connect women in business and civil society to a new level.