Management Team

Sotia Karatzia Santangelo (Mrs.)
School Director / Academic Advisor

While studying at the Business School at Northumbria University she started working with Studynet UK at the student recruitment department. She then moved to Cyprus in 2002 continuing UK University recruitment and University representations and in 2005 she founded Alpha Academic Consultants where she is the head director and consultant.

Since 2015, Sotia is also the Director of Studies at CYPF, Cyprus Foundation course in Nicosia, where students are prepared for direct entry into World Wide Universities for general courses as well as into Medical Schools in Europe and USA.

Konstantinos Kosmidis (Mr.)
Associate School Director / Academic Syllabus Development

After graduating from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Liverpool, Konstantinos was appointed Fellow of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and is still an active member of the UK Centre for Tissue Engineering (UKCTE). Currently, he is Director of Studies at UKFC Foundation course of Athens, where he painstakingly prepares students for life and study at British Universities. Konstantinos is the acting counselor at Alpha Consultants office Athens.

Ignazio Santangelo (Mr.)
Applications Director

Completed culinary art studies in the UK and worked in the private sector for a few years before coming to Cyprus. In 2009 he obtained practical training for Administration procedures regarding University Recruitment and in 2010 he became the Administration Director at Alpha Nicosia office.

Panagiotis Sergiou (Mr.)
Academic Advisor

Driven Career Counselor with 9 years of demonstrated history of working in the European education management industry. His expertise includes public and motivational speaking.
He is passionate in creating and maintaining communities aiming to introduce and encourage future university students and help existing ones to excel in their academic and professional career.

He has completed his studies in Greek Philology and he has also completed his MA/PGDip in Career Guidance at the University of Sunderland. He is working as an Educational Consultant since 2011 and he runs the Alpha Offices of Larnaca & Famagusta.

Elena Koumeni (Mrs.)
Admissions / School Administrator

Elena is the newest member of Alpha Academic Consultant Ltd. She has completed her undergraduate degree in Byzantine and Modern Greek at the University of Cyprus. Her passion about supporting students lead her to do her Master Degree in Career Counselling and Guidance at the University of Nicosia. During her master Elena gained valuable counselling and employability skills as she got certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF). Following her studies she is working within our organization as Career Counsellor since 2017.

Efi Martini (Mrs.)
Admissions / School Administrator

With both undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Political, International, European and Geostrategy, Efi is our Senior Academic Advisor and Admissions Manager at Alpha Academic Consultants Office and UKFC Foundation College in Athens, Greece. With more than ten years experience in the field of education, she is assisting students in their growth and development by constructing meaningful educational plans which are compatible with their life goals. She is a true specialist into providing sensitive and thoughtful support to our students as they wrestle with the many choices open to them.