George Skordis – EY Academy of Business

George Skordis


An experienced professional, currently a Group CFO of 15 companies and conducting Finance projects for the EY Academy’s clients. For specific projects in Advisory and Training, George collaborates with EY Academy to serve key clients.

A rich career in: Corporate Finance, Risk Management and Financial Reporting; Deputy CEO of a Bank with 1300 employees; Director in a Big4; CEO/CFO in Shipping and Logistics; Group CFO for 16 companies from various industries; Strategic Advisor and trainer involved in the implementation of several complex projects like the Implementation of IFRS 9, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16; Basel III; Risk Management and Corporate Finance in Banks, Telecommunications and Insurance.

This experience enables George to enrich his Training courses with real life tangible examples, and to offer valuable professional advice to clients.

Examples of Training and Advisory projects and Clients

IFRS 9 – Saudi Investment Bank, Aswan Bank; Basel III, Financial Modelling – QNB Bank; Budgeting and Capital Planning – Qatar Gas; Implementation of new Accounting and Reporting software – Unilever Global. Risk Management and Derivatives for several European and Middle East companies; Corporate Finance for several European and Middle East companies; Mergers and Acquisitions for Marfin Bank Ukraine and Omantel; Budgetary planning for a European Pharma group of companies.

Position in EY Academy

An associate Senior Head Trainer of the EY Academy of Business for Europe and Middle East since 2005 leading teams in Training projects for EY clients and EY staff in many countries, like the UK, Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Hungary, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Oman and  Bahrain. George has huge experience in education and training. He has also been delivering courses for ACCA, ACA, CFA and tailor-made courses for Banks, Retail and Energy clients in the last 18 years.



1. Risk Management

2. Strategic Financial Management

3. International Financial Reporting Standards

4. Corporate Lending

5. Mergers and Acquisitions valuation of companies

6. Process streamlining